Hi everybody, So, as many of you know, my wonderful assistant Rose is (in addition to her work with me) both a playwright and a Jane Austen scholar. She’s been off in the UK for the last few weeks doing research for her plays, leaving me more of a disorganized Virgo than usual . . .
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The New Moon in Cancer and a Webinar Tonight
Dear friends, The New Moon in Cancer is scheduled to take place at 10:52 PM Eastern US time this evening, Tuesday, June 28. The chart (scroll down for image) forms a “bowl” configuration, with all of its energy concentrated in one hemisphere. The planets are hanging out together, looking for partnership and balance from the
Happy New Moon Day and a Farewell to Eclipses
Dear friends, Hope you’re having a happy and meaningful Memorial Day weekend! Since I sent the newsletter with so little notice before last night’s webinar, I decided to bump it up again. (Gotta love that painting of Phaeton.) Scroll down to the bottom of this text box to read my take on the New Moon this morning
Webinar Tonight! The Gemini New Moon
Dear friends, This is just a quick note about tomorrow’s New Moon in Gemini, which marks the end of Spring Eclipse Season, 2022. But don’t breathe that sigh of relief QUITE yet. This is an extremely fierce New Moon, marked by a cycle-launching Mars-Jupiter conjunction in warlike Aries, and a retrograde Mercury on Algol, the Fixed Star of
The Eclipses are Here! New Moon in Taurus!
Dear friends, A partial Solar eclipse takes place on April 30, 2022. Visible in South America, over Peru, Chili, Argentina and the Antarctic, the eclipse takes place at 4:27:54 pm in the chart cast for Washington, D.C. Eclipses herald changes in the areas they appear over. Eclipses increase the urgency of EVERYTHING! We feel COMPELLED to take
The Jupiter-Neptune Conjunction
Dear friends, The Jupiter Neptune conjunction in Pisces happened on April 12, 2022 at 23:58 Pisces. The last time Jupiter and Neptune met up in Pisces was March 17, 1856. Yes 166 years ago! Back in February of 1856, Russia lost the Crimean war. The Crimean War was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to
Spring News and The Pluto Return of the USA
Dear friends, Can you feel it? Spring is springing, and so are the kittens, and your friendly neighborhood astrologer is beginning to emerge from hibernation! There’s been a lot going on behind the scenes at AO HQ, including some new offerings that I want to tell you about in this newsletter. But first: I want to
The New Moon in Pisces This Week
The New Moon in Pisces takes place this Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at 12:34 PM Eastern. This is an unusual one! The chart (which you can see below, cast for Washington, DC) is what we call a “bundle” chart — which is to say, all the planets are grouped together within a trine, 120 degrees