12th House of the Zodiac, PISCES – Feb. 19 – Mar.20 **** Stabilization is the theme heading into the second quarter of 2021. But what stability looks like to some, can look totally different to others — hence life is a state of constant motion as we learn on university planet Earth. From Aquarius Season […]
11th House of the Zodiac, AQUARIUS – Jan. 20 – Feb. 19 **** Whether refreshing the current news on Youtube, IG discovery page, or from traditional news outlets, most reactionary responses in real-time for the January 6th insurrection were — “Is this, really happening?!” but also, “How…is this happening.” In the first two weeks of […]
10th House of the Zodiac, CAPRICORN – Dec. 21 – Jan. 20 **** On the heels of the Winter Solstice on December 21, 2020, the Great Conjunction between Saturn and Jupiter harmonize in Aquarius at 0°. This rare event sets the official wheels in motion for the Age of Aquarius, initializing the end of a […]
9th House of the Zodiac, SAGITTARIUS — Nov. 21 — Dec. 21 **** The results of the 2020 US presidential election is the zenith in a year of astrological phenomenas. While experiencing Mercury going direct in Libra the same week as the election, any person that gives an ounce of concern regarding the future of […]
8th House of the Zodiac, SCORPIO — Oct. 22 — Nov. 21 **** Just like Geminis at 9.3%, Scorpios at 9.6% make up the most common zodiac sign in the US —they get a bad rep due to people associating their moment of consummation happening around Valentine’s Day…this may or may not be true. However […]
7th House of the Zodiac, LIBRA — Sept. 22 — Oct. 21 **** The transmigratory portal which opens on the Fall Equinox sets the stage for renewed fervor as we channel a lighthearted approach through Libra season. Just like everything else that is abnormal about 2020, moments of shock and awe generated by planetary clashes […]
6th House of the Zodiac, VIRGO — Aug. 22 — Sept. 21 **** As we approach Virgo Season at the end of August, our mentality shifts into this earth sign’s house for the next several weeks, adopting a more calculated stance for timely affairs — yielding both positive and negative outcomes. Earth signs as a […]
5th House of the Zodiac, LEO — July 23 — Aug. 22 **** Our strength to continue the political activism with covid-19 into the long summer months, with vitalized fatigue will remain a mystery to us all for years to come. Being under immense pressure, we’re all turning into the rare gems that the universe […]
4th House of the Zodiac, CANCER — June 21 — July 22 **** Emotions running full steam ahead pre and post-Summer Solstice since the can of covid-19 worms has been officially unleashed. All bets are off the table thinking society will return to normal any time soon. International travel to the US is still banned […]
3rd House of the Zodiac, GEMINI — May 21 — June 20 **** The romanticization of covid-19 comes to a dead stop on May 25th, 2020, with the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. When the sun transitions into Gemini Season on the 21st, events begin unraveling quickly in the US as we get […]
2nd House of the Zodiac, TAURUS — Apr. 20 — May 20 **** By not taking the effrontery approach to covid-19 in April, we’re all in the routine of diligently washing our hands, wearing masks and staying home on our zoom calls leading us to believe that the light at the end of the tunnel […]
1st House of the Zodiac, ARIES – Mar. 20 — Apr. 19 **** The first month of the pandemic has everyone embodying Aries’ Martian fighting spirit at the turning point of the Spring Equinox. Fighting, that is, over toilet paper… Needless to say, the first official month of lockdown mandates in the United States have […]
12th House of the Zodiac, PISCES – Feb. 19 — Mar. 20 **** At the pinnacle moment of the Chinese Lunar New Year transpiring toward the beginning of Aquarius season in January, parts of the world begin experiencing the first phase of the novel coronavirus pandemic, covid-19. Initial reports coming out of Wuhan, China at […]
11th House of the Zodiac, AQUARIUS – Jan. 21 – Feb. 19 **** Pause and take a breath for one beat — January has been rocked with torrential and jarring events that have left humanity wide-eyed and fearful of a WWIII scenario playing out as a worst potential outcome for 2020 ahead. The Capricorn Stellium […]
10th House of the Zodiac, CAPRICORN – Dec. 21 – Jan. 19 **** By following the breadcrumbs and seeing the writing on the digital wall from my Astro files posts, I’m sure one would have been able to confer that the year always ends and begins in the 10th house of Capricorn. If I wasn’t […]
9th House of the Zodiac, SAGITTARIUS – Nov. 22 – Dec. 21 **** Feeling as if you were left huffing and puffing trying to get your bearings straight in the depths of a confusing, dark cave when all of a sudden, you were brought back into the blaring, blinding light, and still feeling disoriented as […]
It has been a successful revolution accounting for all 12 houses of the zodiac! Thank you so much for those who have read my zodiac posts since their creation one year ago. I appreciate the support and hope to be able to continue creating relevant content for those curious eyes that seek insights into astrology. […]
7th House of the Zodiac, LIBRA – Sept. 23 – Oct. 22 **** Libra season comes in with the month’s momentum revving at high octane. The Fall Equinox (initiating the first day of Autumn) on September 21st will feel infectious and palpable as everyone will be excited for the seasons to be changing, finally… As […]
Judy Baca’s Influence Radically Dictates an Acute Manifestation of History in The Great Wall of Los Angeles
Cement and asphalt comprise main factions of Los Angeles’ urbanscape. Compartmentalizing dwellings to inhabitants, corresponding endless routines intertwining and flowing in simultaneous congregation. What stands apart from LA’s concrete vernacular from other major metropolitan areas is “The History of California” aka the Great Wall of Los Angeles -colloquially known as the LA river murals.
McDonald’s Hamburgers fast-food chain will be turning 69 on December 12, 2017. What does this Americana approach to eating on the go say about our history and relationship to food and seizing “the dream”? I reflect on a visit back in 2016 to the ‘Historic Site of the Original McDonald’s’ museum…as it garishly represents itself -and rightfully has the liberty to say-so. The disturbance of trying to keep the integrity of innovation family orientated submerged.
The proverbial context of “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is laced with so many indirect depictions of truth that almost all humans can relate and find identification. There are a few artists who illustrate this direct translation and run with the concept in the most unlikely of places. Case in point, Tressa “Grandma” Prisbrey’s delicately constructed Bottle Village in Simi Valley, CA, where she began her passion project during the geriatrics stages of life beginning in 1956.
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