RIP David R. Roell: One Year Later

RIP David R. Roell: One Year Later

David R. Roell died a year ago this month, and the loss to the astrological community was enormous.  For me, it was incalculable. Dave ran the Astrology Center of America, an ambitiously-named online astrological bookstore, which operated at various periods from...

Precise Beauty

Venus is about to enter Virgo—briefly.  We get two weeks of this much-maligned transit, before it retrogrades back into Leo on the 31st, there to languish, backwards and forwards (on the 6th of September), until October 8th.   So why does a Virgoan Venus have such a...
How To Choose An Astrologer

How To Choose An Astrologer

Astrology is only as good as the astrologer.  That’s right, you heard me: in fact, I’ll say it again.  Astrology is only as good as the astrologer—and we vary.  In philosophy; in training; in expertise; in empathy.  Some of us know our stuff, but can’t talk; some are...
Feed My Sheep

Feed My Sheep

Wednesday’s New Moon at 24• of Cancer is all about relationships, and figuring out new ways to play them.  It’s a heady mix of emotions, well-laced with passion and outrageous enthusiasms—not much practicality here.  But for whatever we lack in groundedness, we more...