There and Back Again

Okay, folks, it’s time once again to sort out matters done and left undone.  Every 3 months or so, we go through the planetary exercise known as Mercury Retrograde: this time the dates are October 21st to November 10th, with a shadow period thereafter...

Eclipse Angst

Stop it!  Resist it!  There is a great deal of hype about today’s Eclipse and the one on November 3rd.  These are powerful celestial phenomena, reflecting the tumult below.  Yup, they ARE mighty; but guess what?  They’re regular events! Eclipses happen every six...

Astro-Bibliography

This is a personal (and partial) list, arranged only alphabetically.  It is no accident that many of these titles hail from the 1970s:  it was a period of astrological renaissance; and not at all coincidentally I began learning astrology at that time. ...

Dynamic Trios: 1+2

I have a theory, developed over time, that every major planet has asteroid hench-creatures, minions who refine larger planetary principles with nuanced subtlety.  Let me explain by example. Saturn, the legendary malefic, the stern taskmaster of the planetary host,...