Mercury in Capricorn ☿ Jan 4-23

illustration by Arthur Rackham Jan 4 – 23, 2019 Mercury is patron of economics, travel, communication, perception and the human mind. He is also an orator, poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star and underworld guide. With magical caduceus in hand, Mercury leads freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. Though I use the Read More

Mars in Aries ♂ Dec 31 – Feb 14

Dec 31, 2018 – Feb 14, 2019 Mars: ruler of the body and all its carnal urges. Mars governs Aries, the first constellation in the zodiac, and it is here that he returns now, triumphantly, like a warrior returning home from battle, victory on his lips. Really nice timing this year with the Gregorian calendar: Mars Read More

Last Quarter Moon in Libra ☾ Dec 29, 2018

Saturday, Dec 29 at 1.36am PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon – and this is true all over the world, no matter your time zone. If you view the moon at midnight, the Sun will be positioned directly beneath your feet. Staring at the Read More

Full Moon in Cancer ♋ Dec 22, 2018

Art by Daria Hlazatova Saturday, Dec 22 at 9.50am PST Sun and Moon oppose one another in Cancer and Capricorn: the Full Wolf Moon. Cold and hungry, packs of wolves would howl through the night around native villages. The last Full Moon in Cancer was a supermoon on Jan 1, 2018. Any themes/conflicts that predominated then will now Read More

Sun in Capricorn ☼ Dec 21 – Jan 20

Dec 21 (Winter Solstice) – Jan 20, 2019 The Sun sign is a much-celebrated astrological element, usually given more significance than it deserves. Remember – the Sun is just one planet in your star-soup. Happy birthday goaties! We’re in the upper echelon of the zodiac, next stop Capricorn. As the last earth sign in the wheel, Read More

First Quarter Moon in Capricorn ☽ Oct 16, 2018

Tuesday, Oct 16 at 11.02am PST The Sun in Libra squares the moon in Capricorn. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. Quarter moons represent a turning point. The moon is waxing, gathering momentum for fullness. The moon enters Capricorn on Oct 14, at which point we will begin to Read More

New Moon in Libra ♎ Oct 8, 2018

Monday, Oct 8 at 8.47pm PST Libra season: days and nights of equal length, earth steeped in gold, tilted, flirting with winter’s brambles. According to legend, the moon was in Libra when Rome was founded. Libra, daughter of Uranus (Father Sky) and Mother Earth. New moons are new beginnings. Do you need to start over? Read More

Venus Retrograde ♀ Fall 2018

Venus in Libra: Aug 6 – Sep 9 Venus in Scorpio: Sep 9 – Oct 5 Venus Retrograde in Scorpio: Oct 5-31 Venus Retrograde in Libra: Oct 31 – Nov 16 Venus in Libra: Nov 16 – Dec 2 Venus in Scorpio: Dec 2 – Jan 7, 2019 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning Read More

Last Quarter Moon in Cancer ☾ Oct 2, 2018

Tuesday, Oct 2 at 2.47am PST At the last quarter, the moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn and sets at noon. If you view the moon at midnight, the Sun will be positioned directly beneath your feet. Staring at the moon during this time will align you so that you are looking right out Read More

Full Moon in Aries ♈ Sep 24, 2018

Monday, Sep 24 at 7.54pm PST Moon and Sun oppose one another in Aries vs. Libra: the axis of relationships. The Algonquins call this full moon the Hunter’s Moon. The moon will rise at sunset, peak at midnight and set at sunrise. If any full moon were to suggest conflict, it would be this one, Read More

Sun in Libra ☼ Sep 22 – Oct 23

Sep 22 (Vernal Equinox) – Oct 23, 2018 The Sun sign is a much-celebrated astrological element, usually given more significance than it deserves. Remember – the Sun is just one planet in your star-soup. Happy Equinox! Happy birthday scaly people! Libra season demarcates the autumn equinox every year. (Libras are left-brain creatures who usually do not Read More

Mercury in Libra ☿ Sep 21 – Oct 9

Sep 21 – Oct 9, 2018 Mercury is patron of economics, travel, communication, perception and the human mind. He is also an orator, poet, soothsayer, healer, lucky star and underworld guide. With magical caduceus in hand, Mercury led freshly discorporated souls from the lower to the upper worlds. When Mercury joins the sun and/or Venus Read More

Uranus Retrograde ♅ Aug 7 – Jan 6

Uranus Retrograde in Taurus: Aug 7 – Nov 6 Uranus Retrograde in Aries: Nov 6 – Jan 6, 2019 Uranus in Aries: Jan 6 – Mar 6, 2019 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets Read More

First Quarter Moon in Libra ☽ July 19, 2018

Thursday, July 19 at 12.53pm PST The Sun in Cancer squares the moon in Libra. The moon will rise at noon, peak at dusk and set at midnight. Quarter moons prompt definitive change. They represent a turning point. Libra is the sign of scales, representing equality, balance, compromise and true love. It is Libra who transforms us Read More

Solar Eclipse in Cancer ♋ July 12, 2018

Thursday, July 12 at 7.49pm PST Happy new moon and happy solar eclipse!! Eclipses represent rebirth and the dawning of a new age. They take us from light to darkness back to light again. They suggest, by virtue of their potency, a radical shift. Something is subsumed, transmuted. This is all happening in Cancer, the Read More

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