Joni Patry is a native Texan, born and raised in Dallas. She first became interested in astrology at the age of ten. A natural artist, she was a studio art major but then switched to study Psychology deciding her purpose was to help people. She graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in psychology. While earning her degree in Austin, she also pursued her passion of astrology. She started studying seriously under an astrologer at age 19 and became a professional astrologer four years later.
John B. Wells welcomed author and artist James Howard Kunstler (book link), who spoke about the dire problems we face, the overly optimistic view that technology will save us and his pessimistic view of the future.