About Time

About Time

A day late and a dollar short, runs the old saying.  A friend of mine used to say, “There are only twenty-four hours in a day.”   Well, I ran out of them, yesterday:  Blog Tuesday appears this week on Blog Wednesday—the day before Mercury Retrograde ends. But I got to...
Maps and Mirrors

Maps and Mirrors

What going on in the sky today?  Does it matter?  Are the planets disagreeing with one another, or are they getting along?  Where’s the Moon?  Is anything retrograde, or about to be?  Can I live my life without knowing any of these things? You betcha. You can spend...
A Word on Retrogrades

A Word on Retrogrades

Here’s a quick primer on planets moving backwards: Mercury – Review your thinking. Venus – Review your heart and your finances. Mars – Review your actions. Jupiter – Review your philosophy. Saturn – Review your commitments. Uranus – Review your creative impulses....
Works In Progress

Works In Progress

Some days I am amazed at how perfectly the Universe sets up its Lesson Plans.  All summer long, when we were being shaken out of our ruts by THREE Eclipses on the opposite side of the Zodiac from a recalcitrant Retrograde Mars, I kept thinking, “Well—if we can only...
Build Your Own Astro-Library

Build Your Own Astro-Library

The most important thing to do for anyone learning astrology (or anything else) is to READ—copiously and critically.  I keep a running list of astro-books which have been important to me (and YOU SHOULD, TOO!)  Light your imagination…illumine your mind! Here are some...
Bad Hair Days

Bad Hair Days

Everybody has ‘em.  Those days of horror and despair, where you debate with yourself about even getting out of bed, let alone TALKING to anyone, even after coffee.  Nothing works.  There is no more sugar; and the cream has gone off.  Your zipper breaks.  Even the dog...