Paying Attention

Paying Attention

I am frequently asked, when a major event occurs in my own life, “Well, did you see it coming?”  And I answer, “Not exactly.”  I knew something was up; I just didn’t know WHAT. I like to think of it as paying attention. When I get up in the morning, I look at...
Enter The Bull

Enter The Bull

Uranus enters Taurus today, after eight turbulent years in Aries. During those years we have seen a burgeoning Arab Spring; the rise of Isis; the astonishing election of Donald Trump; the growing choruses of “Me, Too!”, “Black Lives Matter!”, and “Idle No More”. ...
The Problem With Prediction

The Problem With Prediction

Astrologers, as most of us will be happy to tell you, are not fortune-tellers.  And yet, in large part, prediction is part of our stock-in-trade: we are in the business of reading the signs and giving a forecast. Like weathermen.  Like stockbrokers.  Like...
The Not-So-Merry Month of May

The Not-So-Merry Month of May

Tra-la!  It’s May!  The merry month of…no, wait— May this year is somber, like the spring that seemingly never comes. No matter the temperature outside, the astral weather is chilly.  It settles in with cold, hard pragmatism, demanding that turf lines be drawn...