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About ohioastrology

I'm just another soul trying to make sense of the world. As I've grown, so has my understanding of astrology. I'd like to communicate that astrology is not occult and not fortune-telling but that it is a fluid, creative description of the life we choose to live.

Thoughts on Mercury during Mercury Retrograde

While lying on the electrical stimulation machine at the chiropractor’s office, my thoughts were about the astrological Mercury. It’s clear I’m neurologically programmed for astrology as spine stimulation leads to thoughts of planets and signs. While it’s a common cliché … Continue reading

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Trump’s Liver Year is Almost Over

Do you long for the days of yesteryear when there were days, weeks, even months without thought of the president of the United States? Sure you saw him on television talking about this or that. You agreed or didn’t agree … Continue reading

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Get Some Sleep Before Jupiter Enters Capricorn

In early December 2019, Jupiter will leave fiery Sagittarius and enter earthy Capricorn. Then a few days before Christmas when the sun enters Capricorn, five of the ten “planets” in astrology will be in earth signs. Ah, earth. You love … Continue reading

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The Green Generation Smokes Neptune in Pisces

What’s your favorite palliative? What substance takes you from how you feel now to how you’d prefer to feel? Most of us have one. What’s yours? In the last scene of the movie Drugstore Cowboy, our main character says that … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg: An Adult in a Child’s World

In The Simpsons episode Moaning Lisa, young, serious, ambitious Lisa Simpson is gripped by existential angst over the suffering of the world (such as the fate of coal miners in West Virginia). Her father, the immature and ignorant Homer Simpson, … Continue reading

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#MoneyToo

In 2006 when Jupiter was transiting Scorpio, the Me Too Movement was founded to help survivors of sexual violence. In October 2017, as Jupiter began another transit of Scorpio (it does this every 12 years for one year), the Me … Continue reading

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Pluto and Political Authority Figures

In the early 1990s while working in a bank, it was common on Monday morning to have phone calls from disgruntled weekend customers who had an unpleasant experience at the bank over the weekend and a day and a half … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Clean Your (Earth) Room!

On this day, August 31, 2019, the sun, moon, Mercury, Venus and Mars are all in the sign of Virgo. These five astrological “planets” represent half of what you find in your horoscope. Virgo is a mutable earth sign associated … Continue reading

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Trump Tidbits

Trump is Right There, I said it. US President Donald Trump is right. He likened new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to himself. Like Trump, Johnson is brazen, bold and inconsistent and also, like Trump, branded a narcissist. This is … Continue reading

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Pete Buttigieg – Government Lizard

Lounges have “lizards.” Bars have “flies.” Gyms have “rats.” What do governments have? Mars, Saturn and Pluto. Why do these planets like government? Mars, which rules Aries, likes competition. Did you pass me on the freeway? No you don’t. For … Continue reading

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