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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.

Saturn in Aquarius: Idealism, Detachment, Dissociation and Rationalization

When you read about the sun sign Aquarius, you’ll often hear about its “detachment.” With Saturn transiting this sign and bringing us “social distancing,” it’s a good time to think about what this means. The forced “meditation retreat” of 2020 … Continue reading

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Polishing Your Moon

Pulling out the spring jewelry collection, I discovered it was time to polish the silver. “Polish the silver” is something you hear often in British period pieces, done by servants and exclusively with dinnerware. It definitely can be a tedious … Continue reading

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Unrequited Love of Authority: Pluto in Capricorn

Astrologers are like economists – we have basic principles that occur in unique combinations over time. We analyze those past patterns to make future predictions. And like economists, we sometimes get it right, sometimes wrong – more often a combination … Continue reading

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Mike DeWine: The Illness and the Cure

Just prior to the pandemic in November 2019, Ohio’s governor Mike DeWine signed a bill that forced upon Ohio gynecologists a non-existent procedure to re-implant ectopic pregnancies. This made international news due to its irrationality: A bill to ban abortion … Continue reading

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Anne Applebaum: Fixed Ideas in a Mutable World

Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism by Anne Applebaum is one of the many works you can find written since 2016 that analyzes why those in the more free countries on earth are drawn to authoritarian figures. As … Continue reading

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BTS – Who Goes Solo First?

There’s one psychological growth stage common to all mankind that is rarely acknowledged by the science of psychology. It’s a rite-of-passage, if you will, a boundary that one crosses, sometimes consciously and sometimes unconsciously. It’s the time when you watch … Continue reading

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A Spy in the House of Astrology: Anais Nin

Have you ever been to a book frenzy? It goes like this: You’re in a small town in the middle of a pandemic where the local bookstore can no longer survive against the force of gargantuan online retailers. Human connection … Continue reading

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Watch for the Ghost of Abraham Lincoln on February 12

In this year 2021 on President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday (February 12) there will be five planets transiting his birth sign of Aquarius. Saturn, Jupiter, Venus, Mercury, sun and will all be in this fixed air sign that’s focused on humanity, … Continue reading

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Cruz and Hawley’s Excellent Capricorn Adventure

Until 2016, Richard Nixon was my poster boy for the sun sign Capricorn. Nixon exhibited both the positive and negative traits of that sign in extreme. Hard work, patient perseverance, serious contemplation and clear goals are the positive traits that … Continue reading

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Mars and Uranus Conjunct in Taurus

You like to have fun, right? Sitting quietly reading Victorian poetry is boring, right? While you don’t regularly watch soap operas, they are kind of fun to catch once in a while, true? Astrologers like to send dire messages about … Continue reading

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