Category Archives: Planets and signs

Jupiter in Scorpio

In my early days of practicing astrology, when a person had a natal planet or transit of the 8th house of the horoscope, I dreaded having to explain it. The 8th house, which is ruled by Scorpio, presides over “sex, … Continue reading

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The Structured Generation

The outer planets of Pluto, Neptune and Uranus symbolize generational energies. Pluto takes the longest time to transit a sign – 20 years – so folks currently living on the planet have Pluto in Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius … Continue reading

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How to Be Your Own Nostradamus

Nostradamus was a 14th century physician and astrologer who is best known for a series of prophecies that some believe predicted the Holocaust and others believe are mere coincidences or creative translations that snugly fit historical facts. The prophecies were … Continue reading

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History Continues Itself – The Opium Wars

“History repeats itself,” the saying goes. Or you might prefer Edmund Burke’s “Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” At first glance both sayings appear correct, but it might be more accurate to say, “History continues itself.” … Continue reading

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Neptune and Pluto in Malaysia

Malaysia has frequently been in the international news in the last couple years. Perhaps I should say it made it to the US news which means it made it into the five minutes we allot to the rest of the … Continue reading

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Dear Inez

Dear Inez, You must have heard me talking to a friend about you last week. Today while looking for a file I happened upon your birth certificate. You must have known that as an astrologer I’d want to get to … Continue reading

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The Astrological Dissection of Scandal

During the writing of this blog, originally titled “Post-Scandal Era,” the BBC news site posted a story about French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy standing trial for campaign finance fraud in 2012. You might have missed the story as its shelf-life was … Continue reading

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You Love Saturn, You Just Don’t Know It

While it’s a cliche that we must toughen ourselves to face the unknown, the known, not the unknown, seems to cause the greatest fear and resistance. The ultimate fear – death – we might consider an unknown, regardless of our … Continue reading

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Ohio Cat Ponders Reality

My cat asked me to explain fake news. An avid reader of news, she was concerned that some of it wasn’t true. How to explain? Astrology, of course, comes to the rescue. The Third and Ninth Houses of the Horoscope … Continue reading

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Pluto in Fracking Capricorn

Venerable Ohio Astrology readers opening this blog are beginning to wonder if there is anything positive to say about Pluto’s transit of Capricorn. Yes – it will pass. Pluto entered Capricorn in early 2008 which was the beginning of the … Continue reading

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