67 results for eclipses

  • The Astrology of 2014

    The following is an excerpt from my 2014 Astrological Almanac.  The 2015 Astrological Almanac is now available. This handy tome contains descriptions of every day, monthly summaries and .  War and peace, harmony and hatred color the horizon of 2014.  The Year of the Horse will trot through placid months and run spoed across the eclipse-dark plains of others, eyes […]
  • A Small Sacrifice

           An annular solar eclipse occurs on Thursday, May 9th, visible primarily over Australia and the Pacific.  This eclipse occurs atop the south node of the Moon, the old Tail of the Dragon, Ketu to Vedic astrologers.  I did a little writing about this eclipse my 2013 Almanac.  It went something like this- “    …the South Node has no […]
  • Out To Pasture

    From the 2013 Astrological Almanac: The Princess and the Pea Venus enters Taurus on the 14th.  The pleasant planet’s entrance into the Bull’s sign is a return to Venus’ favorite chaise lounge, putting us in the mood for both luxury and beauty.   Venus’ first few days in Taurus may well gratify these desires, as she finds herself in an extremely […]
  • The Astrology of 2013

    Ship of Fools The following is an excerpt from my 2013 Astrological Almanac, a handy tome with daily, monthly and yearly astrological analysis, an ephemeris, a plethora of essays, and .  You can grab yourself a here. The old gods of the oceans, rivers and lakes stir.  The water nymphs and apsaras awake to frolic and seduce.  Cthulhu, in […]
  • Full Circle

    The week begins with a flurry of planetary activity.  Retrograde since election day, Mercury stations direct on Monday, righting communications.   The same day, however, Venus makes an emotionally challenging conjunction to Saturn in Scorpio.  Tuesday also sees a pair of exact aspects, as Mars conjoins potent Pluto in Capricorn under the reddened light of a  penumbral lunar eclipse in Gemini. […]
  • All Aboard

      The week begins with the first solar eclipse in Scorpio, opening a tunnel we’ll travel for weeks to come.  The following day a retrograde Mercury retreats into Scorpio, bringing thoughts and communications back toward the dirty heart of the present.  Not long after, small Chiron stations direct, squeezing a tear into the waters of the river we’ve been taken […]
  • Dream Incubation

    We spend the week on the boundary between the concrete and imaginary, between what is and what isn’t- yet.  The pressures of the real and the imaginary are both abundant.  Venus endures a depressingly mundane square to Saturn all week, while Friday night holds the Full Moon in Pisces.  The next day Mercury enters analytic Virgo but spends the weekend […]
  • Exponential Potential

      This week we struggle to integrate the manifold lessons of the last month while new ones unfold with surprising rapidity.  Things begin with an annoying T-square between Uranus, Pluto and Mercury, a configuration that foreshadows the complications of Summer’s crosses.  In the midst of this planetary tangle, Jupiter enters Gemini (11th), where the big planet will be growing clones […]
  • Warp Speed, Captain

          This week the Moon emerges from the sudden darkness of last Sunday’s Annular Eclipse, creeping slowly toward early June’s Partial Lunar Eclipse and Venus transit.  It will be Mercury, the , who escorts us through the strange terrain between eclipses. Mercury starts off the week with Monday’s conjunction to Jupiter in Taurus, providing some help with the communication […]
  • The Silent Eye

      This week entails two very interesting celestial events.  First, on Tuesday morning, Venus stations retrograde, beginning her 6 week retreat across the sky’s catwalk.    Then, on Sunday, we’re treated to an annular solar eclipse in Gemini.  Between these two occurrences, we plunge headlong into the next phase of the year, marked by an unusual amount of time in the […]
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