Category Archives: Planets and signs

Interest and Awareness

We’re all familiar with the phenomenon of hearing a new word, discovering a new idea, seeing an icon and suddenly seeing it, hearing it everywhere. Was it always out there and we didn’t notice? Or did our awareness of it … Continue reading

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The Mozart-Salieri Complex

Amadeus, a movie released in 1984, tells the story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s musical genius through the eyes of an envious peer Antonio Salieri. Salieri is both in awe of Mozart’s genius and also self-loathing of his own perceived “mediocrity.” … Continue reading

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Creative Astrology

Astrology to me isn’t a belief system but simply a description. But like all descriptions or belief systems, it can get in the way of direct experience. Creativity, I believe, is the key to having descriptions, thoughts or beliefs but … Continue reading

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Saturn in Sagittarius FAQ

Dear Sagittarians, please sit down. A little over two years ago Scorpios had to sit down for “the talk.” Now it’s your turn. In just a few months at the end of December, Saturn, the great taskmaster, is visiting your … Continue reading

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The Virgo Litterbox

On Labor Day, I stopped at the pet store to get some cat litter. It’s America, stores are open almost all holidays so why not? I followed a dog into the store that was much happier to be there than … Continue reading

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Good Planet, Bad Planet

Over a hearty but greasy breakfast, a friend and I discussed our Jupiter returns (in Cancer, surprise) and that it wasn’t quite what we expected. With Jupiter, you expect some mighty fine stuff to happen. Jupiter, my friends, is the … Continue reading

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Looking Competition in the Eye

If you were the only person on this planet, would you be tall or short? Beautiful or ugly? Without the “other,” many of your qualities would disappear in the void of reflection. In The Cosmic Serpent, a book about DNA-like … Continue reading

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High on Neptune in Pisces

The current discussions about legalizing marijuana might end sooner if we could all just get honest. Let’s admit to each other and ourselves: We all like to get high in some way. Ok, not all of us. Statistically we can … Continue reading

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Jupiter in Leo

Originally posted on Ohio Astrology:
Have you paid attention to Jupiter lately? Jupiter, my friends, is our Greek God Zeus renamed for Roman palates and he demands attention. For the last year he has been raining and mud sliding his…

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Art, Education and Astrology

A friend posted this article on Facebook about art in education. The premise of the article is that the lack of emphasis on arts education: …came about in a frame of increased emphasis on test scores and utility—the market economy … Continue reading

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