According to different astrologers' calculations, approximated dates for entering the Age of Aquarius range from 1447 AD (Terry MacKinnell) to 3621 (John Addey).
The opening lines of "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" from the 1967
musical Hair describe a specific alignment which will occur on Feb. 14
An unverifiable email that I received yesterday claims that the precise dawning of the Age of Aquarius occurred between 7:28 and 7:40 AM Greenwich Mean Time on the 14th. (In North American Pacific Time this was 11:28-11:40 PM on the 13th; in Australian Eastern Daylight Time it was 6:28-6:40 PM on the 14th.) This is almost exactly the moment when Phil and I finished hacking our way through a dense, trackless rainforest, emerged onto a serene if well-guarded suburban cul-de-sac, and set about removing our leeches.
I've just heard that I've been listed as one of the Online College Blog's Top 100 Botany Blogs, which is a trifle embarrassing as I haven't blogged about plants in the past couple of months.
If you've come looking for botany, just click on the category "Confronting Vegetation" at right. Otherwise you may find that my passion for botany doesn't exclude a passion for everything else. Welcome.