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Bruce Scofield (b. 7/21/1948) lives in Western Massachusetts, emigrating from New Jersey in 1989. His writings span several subjects including trails and hiking, astrology, history and science. After early interests in paleontology and astronomy, he began studying astrology in 1967. In 1980 he began a private practice from which he earned a living as an astrological consultant for many years. In the early 1980's his first hiking and astrology books were published and he also passed astrological certification tests from both the American Federation of Astrologers (AFA) and the National Council for Geocosmic Research (CA-NCGR). During the 1990's he was the national education director for NCGR. He is on the faculty of Kepler College (www.kepler.edu) and often speaks at astrology conferences and meetings and is a frequent writer for the Mountain Astrologer magazine and the Llewellyn Moon and Sun Sign books, and has had articles published in the NCGR Journal, Dell Horoscope, American Astrology and many other astrological magazines and journals. His interest in Mesoamerican astrology has a major online presence (www.onereed.com). Bruce has several other interests including science, hiking, photography, music (myspace.com/brucescofield), history and archaeology and has had articles, books and creative works published in those areas as well. He holds a BA in history from Rutgers University, an MA in social sciences from Montclair University and a PhD in geosciences from the University of Massachusetts where he teaches cosmic evolution and Gaia Theory.