Category Archives: Planets and signs

Sagittarius Energy Rising

The sun is in Sagittarius from the end of November through mid December, changing to Capricorn just before Christmas. In this country, we are very Sagittarius during the month of December – we eat, drink, sing, shop and spread cheer. … Continue reading

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Are You Enjoying Your Fame?

Wondering if fame existed before television and film, I happened upon the book The Frenzy of Renown written by Leo Braudy. Leo, now that’s the sign associated with fame through self-expression. What a coincidence! Was author Braudy a Leo sun? … Continue reading

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My Uranus in Aries

In the late 1980s, one of my college professors shared this story while showing us a famous building during a geography class. It’s been many years so I’ll paraphrase: During the holidays we visited friends who showed us their vacation … Continue reading

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Astrology for Sale

Here in the West, we consider astrology to be, in the words of Sheldon Cooper of The Big Bang Theory, pure “hokum” (i.e., nonsense). With amazement and fascination I watch as astrology is rebranded in modern terms and sold as … Continue reading

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Jupiter Conjunct Neptune is Coming to Your Neighborhood

While reading a blog on transiting Jupiter conjunct natal Neptune (in Virgo), I realized that there are a finite number of Neptune signs walking the planet. Neptune takes about 164 years to complete a cycle through the zodiac and since … Continue reading

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Jupiter in Virgo – Falling Out of Love

Originally posted on Ohio Astrology:
Recently I reflected on Jupiter’s current transit of fire-sign Leo, a transit that will end in August when Jupiter moves into Virgo. I wasn’t sure I saw the “Leo” of this transit. Of course, Jupiter…

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Marketing: An Astrological Perspective

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson A couple years ago after having a rather heated discussion with a colleague, I developed a new, … Continue reading

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Jupiter in Virgo – Falling Out of Love

Recently I reflected on Jupiter’s current transit of fire-sign Leo, a transit that will end in August when Jupiter moves into Virgo. I wasn’t sure I saw the “Leo” of this transit. Of course, Jupiter must play with the other … Continue reading

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Five Movies to Watch While Saturn is Retrograde in Scorpio

Your community astrologers have probably told you that Saturn has just gone retrograde in Scorpio. Retrograde is the apparent backward motion of a planet, an optical illusion caused by the planets being so distant from each other. Really, Saturn is … Continue reading

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A Hint of Small and Modest

In my search for lost virtues such as frugality, economy and thrift, I’ve also looked under a few couch cushions for “small.” In virtue form, this size-characteristic might be likened to modesty. Small is disdained by American culture. Starbucks can’t … Continue reading

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