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

The Teatro di San Carlo was inaugurated today (1737). Also, Count Camillo Benso di Cavour became Prime Minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, soon to be Italy (1852), the Territorial University, now the University of Washington, opened in Seattle (1861), Nellie Tayloe Ross was elected Governor of Wyoming (1924), the rebuilt Vienna State Opera opened (1955), Dr. Jane Goodall saw chimpanzees fashion and use tools (1960), and a San Francisco conference explored the commercial potential of the World Wide Web (1994). And President Barack Obama was elected (2008).

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The Janitor Professor of Astrology was intellectually stimulated this week. But once we pried him off Trivial Pursuit for Wii, he got to the Bippiescopes….

Scorpio: You may meet intriguing new people this weekend. Or the same boring people.

Sagittarius: This may be a good weekend to putter in your garden. If you’re growing ice crystals.

Capricorn: Stimulate your intellectual curiosity this weekend. Catch up on the neighborhood gossip.

Aquarius: Several young visitors may come to your home this weekend. They’re late for Halloween.

Pisces: You may spend most of the weekend on the phone. By Monday you’ll figure out the calendar app.

Aries: This is a good weekend to plan new projects. Or to revise plans so old projects happened on time.

Taurus: You could have a very creative weekend. Invent excuses for the chores you didn’t finish.

Gemini: Your intuition might be very accurate this weekend. But that’s just a hunch.

Cancer: Your mind may be very agile this weekend. At least you’ll think about dodging that shopping cart.

Leo: You may discover an exciting project this weekend. Along with the boring projects.

Virgo: Consider pursuing new ideas this weekend. One of them just took off down Main Street.

Libra: You may explore science, psychology, or metaphysics this weekend. Or you may watch football.

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Good morning! ::hugggggs::