When I see a crowned woman with an eight-spoked wheel, though, my first thought is of Fortuna, from whose Greek name Tyche my own surname ultimately derives.
The Wheel of Fortune is something I have written about quite extensively at The Magician's Table. On July 18 of this year, I saw Jupiter in a halo around the Moon and wrote, "When I see a 'wheel' in the sky with the Moon at the center, my immediate thought is 'O Fortuna / Velut luna . . . .'" One month before that, I had ha the last in a series of recurring dreams about a spacecraft sailing through an enormous ring or torus in the sky.
Catherine and her wheel made me think of "Eternity Road," a song by Ray Thomas from To Our Children's Children's Children, the 1969 Moody Blues concept album inspired by the moon landing. The lyrics begin thus:
Hark, listen, here he comesHark, listen, here he comesTurning, spinning, Catherine wheelingForever changing, there's no beginningSpeeding through a charcoal skyObserve the truth, we cannot lie
When I sat down to write this post, I opened the Brave browser. The home screen has a background image which changes from time to time, and today it was, for the first time, this: