Today in history, greetings, and social banter here. (More)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Magic Flute premiered today (1791). Also, Thomas Edison’s first commercial hydroelectric plant went online in Appleton, Wisconsin (1882), Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run in a single season (1927), the Hoover Dam was dedicated (1935), the World Series debuted on television (1947), and CΓ©sar ChΓ‘vez founded the National Farm Workers Association (1962). And a live giant squid was photographed for the first time (2004).

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The Janitor Professor of Astrology notes that aromas wafting from a nearby bakery did not affect his view of the stars….

Libra – Indecisiveness may be a significant issue this weekend. Go with oatmeal raisin.

Scorpio – Reason and emotion will be in perfect balance this weekend. The brownies will be perfect.

Sagittarius – Your will embark on a treasure hunt this weekend. Try the chocolate-filled Oreos.

Capricorn – You will seek something deeper this weekend. Like pineapple upside-down cake.

Aquarius – Your patience will be tested this weekend. Fudge should cool for several hours.

Pisces – Your mind will work like a fine sieve this weekend. But use an actual sieve for the flour.

Aries – You may find life bumpy this weekend. Try stirring the batter a bit longer.

Taurus – This is a weekend to rely on inner strength. Bake strawberry-creme filled cupcakes.

Gemini – It may be worthwhile to take the long view this weekend. Pull taffy.

Cancer – Your keen, imaginative mind will shine this weekend. Think cherry-chocolate marble.

Leo – Share your personal sunshine with others this weekend. Or those peanut butter cookies.

Virgo – Your inquisitive nature could backfire this weekend. But ask for the recipe anyway.

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Good morning! ::hugggggs::