Lovers in a Dangerous Time

Lovers in a Dangerous Time

People are finding each other.  That’s not new: it’s spring.  Regardless of the temperature outside, sparks are flying inside whenever the year rolls into Aries.  This year, however, there’s an added edge. 2014 is definitely the Year of the Relationship.  For the...
READING VS DOING CHARTS

READING VS DOING CHARTS

“Hey, I got my chart done.  I’m a Libra with Taurus Rising.”“Cool.”End of story.  But it’s not the end of YOUR story, which is a good thing, or astrologers like me would starve.  An astrological chart is a snapshot of a moment in time; a birth-chart is the snapshot of...
Constellation

Constellation

I was thinking about context—loosely defined, environment.  Context is where things happen; content is what those things are; convention is to some extent why they happen; and constraint is what prevents them from happening.  All of these ideas are connected. Each of...
Astro-Weather

Astro-Weather

Every day the weather changes; and we complain.  Too hot; too cold; too much rain; not enough rain.  We react; we take it personally.  But weather is neutral: it rains on us whether or not we have an umbrella.   Planetary patterns affect us the same way, whether we...
Newspaper Astrology

Newspaper Astrology

Newspaper astrology—EEEEEWWWWW!  What crap—wrong two days out of three!  Who reads this stuff?  Who WRITES it? I do.  Or I have, in the past.  Newsflash: newspaper horoscopes are based on REAL astrology—actual positions of the planets—in particular, the Sun and the...