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Astrology for News Junkies

My planetary "whether" forecasts offer advance notice on the zeitgeist of the day, including what we can expect to see in the headlines. If you have ever wondered, "why is this happening NOW," astrology provides answers. If it's not happening in a horoscope, it's not making headlines. So if you’re curious to know why there is a growing trend towards renting instead of buying...why efforts to decriminalize marijuana over the next several years are likely to succeed...or which public figures are likely to gain or lose stature (and when), you will find it here. Use the SEARCH function to find your favorite public figure or world event; sign up here to receive this forecast by email.

To find out why you are the way you are and why things are happening right now in your own personal world, schedule a consultation. I guarantee you will find it helpful and enlightening.

Thursday-Sunday 10/18-21/2018: News, News and More News

Alll-righty then!

The Moon is in Aquarius: arise, go forth and organize your network — rose-colored as it may be, given mental Mercury’s fast-approaching harmony with Neptune, exact tomorrow — FRIDAY — at 5:48 AM ET (note your dreams upon waking).

Ship it today if it needs to be of consequence, as the Moon goes void on Friday at 8:27 AM ET until 4:20 PM ET (at that time you may head to Canada, where marijuana has just been made legal). Right. And be mindful of a potential clash of wills/combative discourse around lunchtime ET on Friday, as Mercury (talking) and Mars (walking) will clash.

After 4:20 PM ET on Friday, Moon enters Pisces for the rest of the weekend. Shop away, as there will be no Moon void to render your purchases less able to fulfill what you think will be their useful purpose. Just be cautious with major investments in aesthetics, e.g. — art, wallpaper, cosmetic surgery, etc., as Venus is still retrograde.

Moon goes void on SUNDAY at 7:47 PM ET until 2:58 AM ET on MONDAY. Chill on Sunday night. You’ll need your beauty sleep to get  you through the driving energy of Monday’s  me-me-me Aries Moon. That — combined with Tuesday’s face-off between the Sun and rebel Uranus, plus Wednesday’s Full Moon — should start the week off with more than a few jolts and revelations.

And now, the news — over a week of it to cover. Ready?

Avid Readers will recall that last week was scheduled to be especially action-packed in the P45 administration, as transiting Mars opposed P45’s natal 12th House Pluto on October 9th.  Mars also clashed with the Scorpio Moon in the chart of the P45 inauguration. Not only that, but transiting Uranus made the second of three scheduled squares to the inaugural Sun, suggesting a disruption, a break-out or something just plain wacky. So what happened?

Wednesday had three tough patterns: a brutal square between retrograde Venus and Mars; an opposition between Mercury and disruptive Uranus and a Moon in depth-seeking Scorpio. Reflecting the potential for big wave/wash-out suggested by October 8th’s New Moon, Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10th. It was the strongest hurricane to hit Florida in 80 years. Did you know Rick Scott — Florida’s governor —  banned the words “climate change” from state agencies? It hasn’t stopped the hurricanes or the red tide, which now extends north from Miami all the way up to the Space Coast.

Fun fact: initially there was talk of Michael heading for Tampa, so I calculated the New Moon chart as it was seen in Tampa. Wasn’t convinced. Recalculating the New Moon for Panama City, however, shows a ton of tension making contact with the angles of the chart. Much more convincing as a point of impact. Michael hit land at  1:30 PM in Mexico Beach, just a few miles down the road. Again we see heavy tension on the angles of the chart.

Speaking of climate change, last week a coalition of international climate scientists presented another batch of dire findings and warnings, urging humankind to kick its fossil fuel habit not now, but RIGHT NOW, or we’ll be reeeeeallly sorry in a dozen years. Astrologically, I would expect the 2040s to be the decade of astounding upheaval, and since I’ve always thought I’d live to be 100, I’ll remind you in 2040 that I told you so. Until then, while Neptune continues through Pisces (until 2025), crises involving water, floods, droughts, displaced persons, toxins, drugs and oil will demand attention. After that, we’ll know what we need to fight for…and dream of a new frontier. Oh look…as if on cue…here’s a new missive from the Hathors via sound healer Tom Kenyon. We haven’t heard from the Hathors since April.

Meanwhile, as Michael and climate scientists were howling, P45 held a gathering of sorts with rapper Kanye West and 82-year-old retired NFL legend Jim Brown .  You can watch SNL’s version of it here (with much of the dialogue lifted from the actual event) or read the transcript of Kanye’s baffling 10-minute rant. The point of the exercise — dear Avid Readers — is to think about what might be going on in his horoscope .  If you guessed Jupiter (to reflect his ego that needs to be the size of Brazil), yes he does have Sun conjunct expansive Jupiter in blah-blah-blah Gemini. Good for you! And his Moon is in Pisces, so of course, he needs to feel stuff and, like, y’know.

Bonus points if you’re wondering how nebulous Neptune fits into the picture. Excellent, students! Not only does it oppose his Sun and Jupiter, it also probably squares his Pisces Moon. Does he have any idea who he really is? Frankly, with those four planets now in contact with…transiting Neptune, we can appreciate why he would be in his own personal Twilight Zone. Is there more? Of course! We have to pinpoint that buzz…which would be Kanye’s Venus-Mars conjunction in Taurus suggesting a need for earthy comfort, with a flair for the unconventional, as the two are opposed by natal Uranus. That need for material security is being supercharged as I type by….transiting Uranus, too, suggesting he needs to be –shall we say — innovative and exciting —  in his action and social expression.

Volatility was also experienced in the stock markets last week — dropping  800 points in one day.  If you’ve been reading this forecast since forever, you know that hard patterns involving Uranus and Pluto are often reflected as dips or surges in the markets. Meanwhile,  in the horoscope of the United States, we see a potential focused streamlining in matters of women, money, art and expansion. Why? Transiting Saturn (Mr. Streamline) is opposing the U.S. Jupiter (expansion) and Venus (women, money, art, values). That’s good news for women of gravitas, who are ready to kick butt in the midterm elections…as voters and candidates. The flip side is the potential for harsh control. Next year, as Avid Readers will recall, Mr. Streamline will oppose the U.S. Sun and natal Saturn. More squeeze, focus and control…even as transiting Jupiter will expand the part of the U.S. horoscope that reflects our love affair with the American Dream, romanticized cowboys and Hollywood. Hmm…

In other news…

It’s too hard to write about Jamal Khashoggi, the exiled Saudi journalist who was murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2nd — by a hit squad allegedly sent by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Why? Presumably because words have power, and what Mr. Khashoggi was writing was seen as a threat to the Crown Prince’s authority. My coping strategy is to think about movies like The Shawshank Redemption, where truth and goodness do prevail over fear, cruelty and control…even if it takes a really long time. I can only say that when Jupiter enters Sagittarius on November 8th, over the next 12 months we will see significant stories involving freedom of speech pitted against the forces of authoritarianism. Today, for example, a Vietnamese blogger/human rights activist named Mother Mushroom arrived in the United States after being released from prison — only on condition that she leave her homeland. Proof that the pen is mightier than the sword?

On a lighter note…

As Uranus travels through Taurus for the next seven years, it will revolutionize our attachment for material comfort and security. With Venus retrograde, suggesting an opportunity to review our aesthetics, how cool is it to see “The Transformational Bliss of Borrowing Your Office Clothes.”    Save yourself money and time.

Oh! And this one is worth a Snoopy Dance: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first child in the spring — probably around the time transiting Jupiter squares his Virgo Sun. I’m psyched because when I wrote about their horoscopes a year ago, it was clearly suggested that they would waste no time starting a family. No, you won’t find that observation on the post, because I deleted it before publishing. It felt better to just let them be. Otherwise I might have ended up in a snarky commentary like this Guardian op-ed — and who needs that?

One more fun post! Kudos to the New York Times for daring to publish “Astrology is Hard, Even if It’s Fake”.   I appreciate their effort to shatter common myths about astrology, making people aware that it takes years of study and practice to become a good astrologer…and even longer than that to become truly excellent.   One day maybe NYT readers will be mature enough to be allowed to post thoughtful comments on such articles. As it stands now, the comments section in the article is closed. UPDATE on 10/19/2018:  the comments section is now open — feel free to post!

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Monday 10/15/2018: Sneak Peek at the Week; Mercury Rules

Good morning!

Arise, go forth and make it happen. The start of the work week is driven by an enterprising Moon in Capricorn, perfect for taking care of business. Even better: no big bumps in the Moon’s path today; it makes easy contact with Mercury, Venus and Neptune (communication, social expression and vision). Not only that, but a focused alignment between Mercury and Venus in Scorpio at 4:20 PM ET supports deep thoughts and communication involving worth, women and aesthetics. Time to lobby for a controlling interest? If you have a planet around 9 degrees of Scorpio, Taurus, Leo or Aquarius, this especially applies to you.

Compared to last week, exact planetary patterns are a breeze, most of which feature mental Mercury. Plenty of buzz this week, especially with the building tension suggested by next Tuesday’s annual face-off between the Sun and rebel Uranus, followed by the Full Moon on Wednesday:

  • TUESDAY — Moon makes its weekly clash with Pluto at 4:54 AM ET; First Quarter Moon happens at 2:02 PM ET. What was washed away last week, and how are you going to make it work? Moon goes void at 5:49 PM ET — chill until 3:36 AM ET on…
  • WEDNESDAY — when the Moon enters “who’s yer buddy?” Aquarius, looking to show off its social significance. Moon’s weekly clash with rebel Uranus at 5:17 AM ET may get you out of bed with a jolt.
  • THURSDAY — Moon continues  through Aquarius, with no void to mess with your efforts to move forward in a straight line. An impassioned meet-up between the Moon and Mars at 7:50 AM ET sets the tone for the day. A declaration of independence?  By then we’ll be feeling the inspired potential of…
  • FRIDAY’s inspired harmony between Mercury and Neptune, exact at 5:48 AM ET. Note your dreams and chill between 8:27 AM ET and 4:20 PM ET, when the Aquarius Moon will be void. That mean no freaking out over a perceived crisis that may crop up, however confrontational it may seem. The verbal stiletto you may encounter comes courtesy of a clash between Mercury and Mars, exact at 1:23 PM ET…and you are remembering that Venus is still very much retrograde, aren’t you? This explains why social graces may be nowhere to be found.  Friday night and the weekend are brought to you by the Moon in Pisces. Go with the flow while you can.

Speaking of Venus retrograde, if you’d like to know how this one is likely to affect your horoscope, toss $44 into my Cosmic Tip Jar (go to this page and look for the gold DONATE button on the left hand side), and I will happily send you a few paragraphs of insights. Fun fact: on the day I first posted this opportunity, everyone who responded had Sun in Sagittarius.  After the first day, other Sun Signs stepped up to the plate — but no Sagittarians. I wonder what that means.

For longer, in-depth consultations about you, you and your significant other and/or you and your adorable children, look here.

The plan is to send a clown car full of news later today. Let’s see if the Capricorn Moon will help make that happen.

Thank you for reading this forecast.

 

 

Monday 10/8/2018: Sneak Peek at the Week; New Moon in Libra; Venus squares Mars; Sun squares Pluto

Happy Monday from Los Angeles! Will be back in New York on Wednesday.

The work week begins with the Moon in Libra, driving the day with a need for fairness, balance and social graces. Good luck with that while Venus is retrograde (as of last Friday), along other patterns happening this week. If you’re feeling restless or listless today, sensing that something new is on the horizon, you’re tuning in to the fact that we are in the dark side of the Moon. The new cycle begins at 11:47 PM ET.

This New Moon happens at 15 Libra, so anyone with planets or angles at 15 Libra, Aries, Cancer or Capricorn will have their horoscopes activated. How so? That’s a discussion point for a consultation with your local astrologer. FYI, the horoscope of the U.S. is one of those activated. Should be a rollicking lunar cycle.

Libra is the sign of partnerships; marriage is an obvious partnership; some business relationships are partnerships, including adversarial ones. We went through the first half of the zodiac with New Moons focusing on the Self: Aries = my identity; Taurus = my values/possessions; Gemini = my mind; Cancer = my emotions/family; Leo = my love to give; Virgo = my service/work/body. Now we’re ready to go public. Take a look at your relationships: how are We doing? What is the State of the Union?  How does it reflect the Libran qualities of justice, fairness, diplomacy, peace, beauty and sweetness? Is there resentment or a lack of appreciation? Are there issues hanging in the balance (Libra is the sign of the Scales)?

Venus rules Libra, and as you know, right now Venus is in Scorpio and retrograde. This is not a happy placement, and we are building to an assertive/aggressive release on WEDNESDAY. Why? Because Venus (yin) and Mars (yang) will square each other at 10:29 PM ET. And what is said is likely to be a game changer, for better or worse. Why? at 1:35 PM ET on WEDNESDAY, mental Mercury (how we need to think and communicate) will be opposed by rebel Uranus. Not only that, but on FRIDAY just after midnight ET, the Sun (leaders, will) squares Pluto. In the news, this suggests a significant powerplay involving political leaders and CEOs; news from underground. Whatever hits the fan that day will have an easy flow of communication, affirming the Established Order, suggested by Mercury in harmony with Saturn at 4:20 AM ET.

Avid Readers may recall that this week would likely be a week of significant action/assertion on the part of — or against — P45 and his administration. We see this in his horoscope and in the chart for the P45 inauguration. Perhaps conquering the Supreme Court qualifies. Perhaps there will be more. Oh, but I’m getting ahead of myself. Point is, we need to factor the patterns described in the previous paragraph into our analysis of what this New Moon suggests. Empowered, innovative ideas and social expression, stemming from a need to reassess and reclaim value related to money, aesthetics and WOMEN comes to mind. Mars is squaring Venus. The next aspect in the New Moon chart is a ruthless, cathartic square between the Moon and Pluto on TUESDAY at 4:50 AM ET. This energy can be applied for better or for worse.

The Sabian Symbol for this New Moon is “a boat landing washed away,” which Blain Bovee says is “an image sweeping away human constructs, calling for repair and renewal.” This line gave me pause: “‘Washed away’ implies the power of waves which carry off that which cannot withstand their force.” Waves, eh? What kind of waves, with Election Day happening on Tuesday, November 6th, during this lunar cycle? We’re sure to hear plenty of talk about waves over the next few weeks.

Bovee also observes that if your boat landing has been washed away, there’s no safe place to dock — but this is OK. We are advised to take the time to repair the damage, to heal — and to contemplate the unseen powers of nature. We are invited to consider “feeling washed out; being swept away by powerful forces; a strong sense of inner renewal; a positive attitude about the approaching new day.” Sounds like a apt time to clean the house…

In other news, the always-in-sync Beth Owl’s Daughter’s Card of the Week suggests a potential healing…

Other patterns of note this week:

  • TUESDAY: at 8:41 PM ET, Mercury leaves Libra for Scorpio. No more weighing the options in matters of ideas and communication; Mercury in Scorpio demands depth, substance and control — at least until Halloween.
  • Moon voids:
    • TUESDAY 4:50 AM ET until 12:09 AM ET on WEDNESDAY;
    • THURSDAY 7:12 PM ET until 5:53 AM ET on FRIDAY;
    • SATURDAY 8:58 PM ET until 3:17 PM ET on SUNDAY.
  • The all-day void on Tuesday is most likely to disrupt your efforts to move forward in a straight line, as it covers the entire business day. Chill and don’t freak out over crises, as they are likely to be much ado about nothing. Avoid impulse shopping; roll with the twists and flakes.

And now, the news.

Astrology is so amazing. Avid Readers will remember that on Sept 5th I noted that in mid-October, Brett Kavanaugh’s horoscope was ripe for potential expansion. He has transiting Jupiter square his Aquarius Sun exact at about 9:30 PM ET….TODAY. When his confirmation hearing began in September, that Jupiter transit (expansion/reward potential) seemed to be happening later than one might think — if he was to be confirmed, as Mitch McConnell’s plan was to have Kavanaugh seated in time to join SCOTUS on Opening Game Day  — a.k.a., October 1st. BUT — before Jupiter could get to Kavanaugh’s Sun, it met up with his Neptune (booze, fog, deception). We had to go through that fog.

And over the weekend, as you know, Kavanaugh was confirmed during the dead Moon — and sworn in as an official Supreme on Saturday around 6 PM ET in D.C. — much to my admitted personal anger and disappointment — but not to the surprise of my astrological mind.  Not only that, but all of the pomp and circumstance of his anticipated reward happens tonight at 7 PM ET (a few hours before hit exact Jupiter-Sun transit), in a ceremonial swearing-in hosted by P45. Which makes one wonder if this was truly inevitable, which could be depressing. On the other hand, while his Saturday swearing-in might have felt like  a reward for Justice Brewski, in the bigger scheme of things, it was not an apt time for initiating a new justice. Seriously, on a dead Moon opposing Neptune (booze, fog, deception)? Venus retrograde in Scorpio square Mars? The energetic time stamp of his swearing-in can’t help but mark his tenure, however long it lasts. Here’s how SNL covered the GOP celebration in its latest cold open. On a Moon-Neptune opposition, of course there was beer.

In other news, just before 2 PM ET on Saturday in Schoharie, NY, a limo carrying 17 people on their way to a brewery tour crashed. All passengers were killed, plus the driver and two pedestrians. At the time of the accident, Uranus (accidents) was on the angles of the chart for that moment in Schoharie. We see this pattern over and over again: heavy planets on an angle coincident with an energetic release.

Meanwhile, note that whenever a planet is retrograde, it facilitates reviewing and revisiting the past. With Venus retrograde, we see the potential for revisiting past relationships and social expression. Venus is now squaring Mars — this is supercharged potential. Here are two must-read op-eds published on Sunday reflecting that pattern:

Elsewhere — an innovative attack (Mars in Aquarius) slays the art world (Venus in Scorpio): “Banksy Prank Sees Million-Dollar Art Work Shredded Live at Auction” — watch the video. Also from the world of art, the NYT Sunday magazine: “The Ugly Beauty of Cindy Sherman’s Selfies”.

Hey! Have you registered to vote? Are you SURE??? Please check your status — and share this link with everyone you know. Voter registration deadlines in many states is TOMORROW, October 9th. Vote, vote, vote!!!

Finally, Avid Readers know that planetary patterns suggest strong potential for authoritarian rulers to be in vogue. It’s not just the United States; it’s everywhere, and it’s not going away this year or even next, as Saturn (authority figures) meets up with Pluto (power; rot; corruption) in Capricorn (Powers That Be).  Here’s John Oliver to tell you about a racist, misogynist authoritarian currently campaigning in Brazil. His name is Jair Bolsonaro. He did not win the election outright yesterday, but he came darn close. And he is still in the running.

We live in such interesting times. What would we do without this astrological perspective? If you follow the patterns in your own horoscope, you will learn that while times are “interesting” around the globe, this does not mean you will not have opportunities for growth and reward.

If you’d like to know what this Venus retrograde period suggests for you, I would be pleased to offer insights in a special mini-consultation. Click the link below and send me your birth time, place and date of birth. Then toss $44 into my Cosmic Tip Jar. I will send you a few paragraphs about Venus retrograde, and how it may be building on the lessons posed by this summer’s Mars retrograde, too. I will also email you a copy of your horoscope, if you have not received one from me before.

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Thursday 10/4/2018 & the Weekend: Dead Moon Rising; Venus Retrograde Reminder

Happy Thursday! The Moon is in Leo, driving the day with a need to shine, shine, shine — especially drama kings and queens.  Get it off your desk today and ship if you must; tomorrow (Friday) the Leo Moon goes void, suggesting nothing of consequence is likely to be initiated. Wonder if that will include the Senate’s planned procedural vote on the tainted Kavanaugh nomination. Mitch McConnell seems to be all for it — but those all-day Moon voids do raise the odds of twists and flakes.

Moon enters Virgo to clean up the mess on Friday at 7:19 PM ET, and there is talk of a final confirmation vote on Saturday. Note that the Virgo Moon will be in the final days of the lunar cycle, suggesting a sense of restlessness or listlessness, so what good is a dead moon anyway? I’ll tell you: if you want to get something done in a back room filled with obfuscating cigar smoke, that would be the time.

Moon will be void on Sunday between 10:03 AM ET and 9:10 PM ET. No impulse shopping!

No sleeping in on MONDAY. The Moon will be in Libra, sign of justice, fairness and balance….but still technically dead until 11:47 PM ET, when the New Moon officially begins.

And now, the news.

As anticipated, major investigative dirt hit the fan, in sync with Tuesday’s supercharged contact between Mercury (information, communication) and Pluto (corruption exposed; power and resources). Here’s a sampling:

In other news…

Coincidence or conspiracy? At least it gave late-night talk show hosts something to talk about.

Thank you for reading this forecast. Remember that Venus turns retrograde on Friday at 3:05 PM ET — it may be quite an effort to mind your manners. I expect we’ll see plenty of less-than–gracious social expression in the air over the next few weeks. For some, it will be about time. For others, it’s still a matter of debate.  For those in the former category, like this new font — which apparently allows people to remember what they have read — it may be Venus-in-Scorpio ugly, but it’s also Mercury-square-Pluto empowering.

Last but least, are you a woman over 40? If so, you may enjoy seeing my guest appearance on a Facebook Live session hosted by Jackie Morgan MacDougal, founder of Forty Thrive. Jackie and I were colleagues back in the day at NBC; now she’s helping women reach their full potential by coaching and inspiring. She also teaches how to produce podcasts. Today, however, we talked about astrology — and how it can be helpful to women who want to be Forty Thrive. Send me an email (just hit reply now and type away), if you would like to see our talk, and I will direct you to Forty Thrive on Facebook (it’s a closed group). We had such fun. Can’t wait to do more.

 

 

Monday 10/1/2018: Sneak Peek at the Week; Venus Retrograde in Scorpio

Happy Monday!

The Moon was void in Gemini this morning until 2 PM ET, suggesting actions initiated may be of little consequence and crises which crop up may be much ado about nothing. It was during this long void that Canada, Mexico and the United States reached an agreement on a new trade deal, now called USMCA instead of NAFTA. So what, big deal? Now that the Moon is fully engaged in Cancer, the next few days are driven by a need for emotional/homeland/family security, so expect those themes to be front and center in the news.

Moon will be void on Wednesday between 4:33 AM ET and 5:12 PM ET. Then it enters Leo, driving most of the rest of the work week with a need for drama and ego recognition.  Friday is another mostly all-day void. Chill and skip out early if you can, as actions initiated may well be a bust between 7:34 AM ET and 7:19 PM ET. After that, Moon enters Virgo to put things back in order, in preparation for the New Moon on Monday. Note that Sunday is another all-day Moon void, so do your shopping on Saturday.

Notable planetary patterns this week:

  • TUESDAY: Mercury squares Pluto at 8:01 PM ET, suggesting investigative dirt hitting the fan. You’re personally affected if you have a planet around 18 Libra, Aries, Cancer or Capricorn. Perhaps your words will be more empowered than usual. One can only hope.
  • TUESDAY: Moon makes its weekly clash with Pluto at 10:10 PM ET, setting the stage for a catharsis or power play.
  • WEDNESDAY: Moon makes its weekly clash with Uranus at 7:29 PM ET, suggesting an upset or other disruptions of the status quo.

The biggest shift this week happens on FRIDAY at 3:05 PM ET. That’s when Venus turns retrograde, not to turn direct until November 16th. What does this suggest? Avid Readers will recall that when a planet turns retrograde, it is an apt time for review and/or turning inward in matters related to that planet.

Venus turns retrograde every 18 months for about 40 days. Last time it was retrograde was back in March of 2017 — and here are a few headlines from that time period. Last year’s retrograde was in Aries; this one is in Scorpio. Frankly, Venus is not at her accommodating best in either of those signs — but judging from the headlines, perhaps now is not the time for all that is feminine to be so accommodating.

Keywords for Venus include: love, money, values, beauty and women — issues related to all of these are now up for review. What are your values? Does the company you keep accurately reflect those values? Whom, what and how do you need to love? Venus also refers to charm, appreciation and social graces — and it’s fascinating how quickly these qualities fly out the window during Venus retrograde. The image I share with students for Venus retrograde is the lid on a can of sardines being rolled back, revealing all the smelly fish.

Money concerns may come up; questions about what you are really worth may arise. If money is not your concern, still be advised that the general rule is to avoid major purchases of art, beauty or luxury during this time; our sense of aesthetics is often “off,” and what we find attractive now may not be so satisfying later.  This especially applies to relationships.

So what’s the up side of this potentially witchy, bitchy Venus? By getting in touch with our baser instincts, we have an opportunity for clarity in our existing relationships. Those that are based on superficial charm are not likely to stand, especially during this Venus retrograde in Scorpio, a sign which demands depth and substance. Maybe you don’t need that dead wood in your life. Time for a purge! And by the way, when was the last time you reviewed your finances and made a plan? And speaking of baser instincts, political debates are likely to become even more heated and barbed as we head towards Election Day. If you don’t know which candidates are nasty or nice, you will soon enough.

This Venus retrograde is especially fascinating because it is tied to this summer’s Mars retrograde. How so? Remember that Mars turned retrograde at 9 degrees of Aquarius, meaning that anyone with a planet around 9-10 degrees of Aquarius, Taurus, Leo and Scorpio would be affected. Venus is turning retrograde at 10 degrees of Scorpio! So if you do have a planet around 9-10 degrees of Aquarius, Taurus, Leo or Scorpio, your summer project is far from over. That means you, Brett Kavanaugh — and you, Jeff Flake and  Ted Cruz. Ooh — and Larry Flynt, too. Wonder what he’s been up to? Keep an eye on October 10th, when retrograde Venus squares Mars. Could be quite an outburst.

The Sabian Symbol for this Venus retrograde is “an embassy ball,” which Sabian Symbol guru Blain Bovee notes is an “exclusive gathering of the elite, gathered mostly for their mutual benefit. When positive, integrity and excellence shine; when not so positive, elitism, disdain and specious superiority show forth.” Wow. We last saw this Symbol activated back in February 2013, when Saturn turned retrograde at the same degree of Scorpio. Check out what and who were making headlines back then.

Venus will remain in Scorpio until Halloween. On that day, Venus is opposed by Uranus (expect a jolt) and then backs into Libra, where Venus functions with exceptional grace. Venus will remain in Libra for all of November, including — obviously — Election Day, November 6th. I find this encouraging for the unprecedented number of women who are running for office this year. If they win, it is likely to be by an unprecedented number of women voters.

And now, the news.

UPDATE: at the time Jeff Flake was ambushed by two women in an elevator last week, the horoscope for that moment: 9:31 AM ET on 9/28/2018 in Washington, DC, Venus (women), Mars (men) and Uranus (upset) were all on angles of the horoscope, giving them in-your-face impact. Fascinating.

UPDATE: on Michael Moore, whose horoscope I’ve covered here — and also in an article published in Dell Horoscope. In that article, I argued that 2018 was likely to be challenging — and downright frustrating. A couple of weeks ago — on the third rebellious Mars-Uranus square, his latest film premiered. It’s called Fahrenheit 11/9, and even though some critics are calling it “his best film in years,”, it’s not doing as well as expected at the box office; in fact, some are calling it a bomb. Ouch. Why did I think 2018 would be a squeeze for Mr. Moore?  Transiting Saturn is sitting on his Capricorn Moon and Mars. Focus and ambition, yes. Expansion — not so much.

I can’t bring myself to write anything today about Brett Kavanaugh, other than to note that the potential for expansion suggested by transiting Jupiter squaring his Aquarius Sun is exact on October 9th, which is about when I expect we’ll see a power play — for better or worse — in the life of P45. For me, it’s too close to call. I can say, however, that SNL’s take on the whole hot mess of a hearing was an excellent catharsis — here it is, if you missed it. And if you’re wondering if Matt Damon — who portrayed Kavanaugh in the cold open — has a planet around 9 degrees of Aquarius, Leo, Taurus or Scorpio, he does: Jupiter at 9 Scorpio. And look how he expanded his reach. Coincidence or conspiracy?

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Friday 9/28/2018 & The Weekend; Week in Review; Pluto Turns Direct; Flake & Twists

Greetings from Los Angeles!

I am overjoyed to be back in my old stomping grounds — my home for a dozen years. Also overjoyed to be meeting Angeleno Avid Readers in person. I do have appointments available and I am in town until October 9th. Hope to see you soon! Here’s the 411 on consultations.

Meanwhile, it’s Friday, and I’ve been working on this forecast since Monday. What’s been happening?  I’ll tell you.

The work week began with a waxing Moon in Pisces — void all day — from 1:26 AM ET to 7:04 PM ET. Neither Brett Kavanaugh nor Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified that day.  However, since last Sunday’s harmony between Mercury (talk) and Mars (action), a flood of new accusations against the SCOTUS nominee ran away with the headlines. We expected empathy with a Moon in Pisces, and that’s what we got — on both sides.

On Monday night, the Full Moon happened at 10:52 PM ET — with the Moon at 3 Aries & the Sun at 3 Libra.

The Sabian Symbol for 3 Aries is  “a cameo profile of a man in the outline of his country” and the text provided by Blain Bovee, the go-to guy for all things Sabian, suggests a need to  assert our unique identity in or contrast to the collective. What sense of stability do we gain by identifying ourselves as, for example,  “I am Brazilian” or “I am Polish-American” or “I am a Buddhist” or “I went to Georgetown Prep, Yale and Yale Law School?”  What happens when others put us in these kinds of categories?

With this Sabian Symbol, Blain Bovee notes the potential “to stereotype others at the expense of their full individuality; to highlight only their prominent features” (suggested by the image of the cameo profile, which is only presenting one side of a person’s face). Watch for stories of  snap judgments based on general outlines — in the news and in your own personal world.

I last wrote about 3 Aries when it was the New Moon on March 22, 2012. At that time, I noted that “one consequence of such (literally) trigger-happy thinking is illustrated in this disturbing story, likely to gain more traction in the headlines during this lunar cycle:   http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/17/opinion/blow-the-curious-case-of-trayvon-martin.html   Recommended reading for this lunar cycle: Blink and Outliers, both by Malcolm Gladwell http://www.gladwell.com/   The first book is an eye-opener about first impressions; the second is an equally provocative read on why certain individuals — such as Bill Gates — are so successful.”

For the Sun at 3 Libra: “Dawn of a new day, everything has changed,” of which Bovee says is an “image of awakening to the fact that past impressions were misleading, incomplete or just false.” People and things are likely to be seen in a new light. Faaaaaaaaaa-scinating, in light of recent headlines, no?

Now add this week’s dominant patterns to the mix –i.e., “what just happened”:

  • Tuesday: Moon charges into me-me-me Aries, seeking to be Numero Uno. Cue P45’s address to the United Nations, accompanied by another heavy aspect: Sun square Saturn. Suggestion: patriarchal/corporate agendas; advances (upside); cuts (downside). In the latter category, the UN responds to P45 with a heavy dose of the world’s best medicine: laughter. In the former category, know that the Sun refers to the heart and the spine (as does Saturn, which refers to bones). Check out these cool new advances in medicine: “Paralyzed Man Walks Again” and “Tiny Device is a Huge Advance for Treatment of Heart Failure.”
  • Wednesday: in the all-day void of Moon in me-me-me Aries, P45 goes on and on and on and on about nothing in a rare solo 80-minute press conference; I get on a plane to LA, planning to write a forecast, but with Alaska Airlines wanting $49 for in-flight wi-fi, and monthly contributions to my Cosmic Tip Jar totaling  just $17,  I watched Meryl Streep in The Post, lamenting how challenging it is to have to consider the cost of providing Really Useful Investigative Journalism when you’d rather be fully focused on digging up and publishing facts.  This was followed by the superb Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri . Mesmerized by this movie, in which justice does not seem to prevail, but karma does. Have you seen it?
  • Thursday: Moon entered Taurus at 3:16 AM ET, desperately seeking material comfort and security. Moon squared Mars at 11:50 AM ET, suggesting a rebel with a cause challenging the status quo; combative outbursts. Cue Dr. Christine Blasey Ford now, please. Sun trined Mars at 7:35 PM ET, facilitating a marathon Senate session, which I hope many of you watched.
  • UPDATE: Brett Kavanaugh has a T-square in his horoscope: Jupiter in Taurus squaring an idealistic Sun-Mercury in Aquarius…which is in a delusional/rose-colored square to Neptune in Scorpio. Translation: a potentially challenged relationship with objective reality, as evidenced in yesterday’s testimony. His T-Square is in Fixed Signs, suggesting that once his mind is made up, he is not going to back down, no matter what is presented. There is no “on the other hand…” His Mars (action, anger) is retrograde, suggesting a long wind-up when it comes to asserting himself or taking action. Mars is in Virgo, so all pesky details must be in place, fussed over and over again before they finally come out. If you were watching yesterday, did you notice how he fussed with the placement of his name plate and adjusted the mic before he sat down? That was part of his wind-up.
  • Transiting Venus is now exactly square to his natal Venus at 9 Aquarius, in case you are wondering why now is the time for him to be facing people who take issue with past and present modes of social expression, especially with regard to women.  At 9 Scorpio, transiting Venus is also conjunct the 9 Scorpio Moon in the horoscope of the P45 inauguration chart, facilitating that Scorpio Moon’s need for ruthless depth and control.
  • FUN FACT: when Kavanaugh was sworn in yesterday at 3:10 PM ET, Pluto was exactly on the Ascendant, suggesting a tear-down of personal projection. Saturn, ruler of the swear-in chart, was in the 12th house, a.k.a., the house of the self-undoing. Venus was exactly conjunct the 9 Scorpio Midheaven (see a pattern here?) — suggesting a ruthless/vicious presentation involving honor and/or vengeance. Mars was in the First House, along with the South Node. Anger/action with a dose of toxic release. To me, it all came out sounding like this gem from WaPo funnywoman Alexandra Petri :“How Dare You Do This to Brett Kavanaugh?” I recommend reading it aloud, exactly as written. You may appreciate the catharsis.
  • Friday: Moon continues in Taurus, and the Kavanaugh confirmation process continued. But after announcing his support for the nominee, Jeff Flake (R-AZ) was ambushed by two women in an elevator. They gave him a tearful earful about how it feels to be a survivor of sexual assault and not be taken seriously. Haven’t written about Flake since July 2017, noting how patterns in his horoscope suggest why he needed to criticize P45 and many conservatives in his recent book.  Jeff Flake was born on December 31, 1962 — time unknown — in Snowflake (!), AZ. Capricorn Sun driven by a Pisces Moon. He needs to be compassionate and work with ideals in his quest to get to the top of the mountain. His Sun in Capricorn is currently feeling the weight of the world on its shoulders, thanks to transiting Saturn about to conjoin it in December.
  • Flake’s Mars (how he needs to take action/assert itself) is in a challenging aspect to P45’s Mars and Midheaven (public status). Flake’s Mars is also retrograde — like Kavanaugh’s, suggesting he needs to have a reeeeeally long wind-up before he lets a pitch fly. But when he does take action, he needs to act with drama, as his Mars is in Leo.  His Mars squares his Venus at 25 Scorpio: it’s fascinating to see that Jupiter will be at 25 Scorpio on October 16th; it’s putting pressure for an expansion in matters of social expression and action.
  • Meanwhile, transiting Venus is exactly square his Saturn at 9 Aquarius. Symbolically — if you watch the video of this morning’s elevator pitch — Venus squaring Saturn suggests women, values, money, social expression activating ambition/authority. In Aquarius, Flake’s Saturn can function effectively when placed in the service of a humanitarian cause. Who knew?  Transiting Venus is going to be sitting square to Flake’s Saturn for the next few weeks, as Venus slows down and turns retrograde on October 10th.
  • But wait, there’s more. Transiting Uranus is squaring Flake’s natal Mercury at 28 Capricorn, supercharging his mindset with a need for innovation/disruptive thoughts and communication. And now, in case you haven’t heard, Jeff Flake dramatically disrupted the Kavanaughty confirmation train wreck by asking for a one-week stay on the process to have…wait for it…an FBI investigation of the numerous allegations that have come out.  Two other senators have joined that request, including Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). Not sure if that request will be granted; we’ll all have to stay tuned. Am concerned about transiting Jupiter square the nominee’s Sun on October 9th, as it suggests expansion of self, for better or for worse. And we do not have a birth time.
  • FUN FACT: Pluto was exactly square the Midheaven in Washington, DC when that request was made; Saturn was on the Ascendant, suggesting a no-go. Astrology is amazing.

As for the weekend, Moon goes void tonight at 6:36 PM ET. Please indulge in sensual pleasures and chill tonight because after this week, you all deserve it. Moon enters Gemini on SATURDAY at 9:36 AM ET, buzzing with the latest dish. Chill on SUNDAY and avoid impulse shopping, as the Moon goes void at 11:38 AM ET until 2 PM ET on MONDAY. A day to sleep in, for sure — and an interesting start to the new season of SCOTUS if they start during the void.

Final pattern: Pluto turns direct on SUNDAY at 10:01 PM ET, suggesting a focus on seismic activity, news from underground, power and resources. Tsunami/earthquake in Indonesia is Exhibit A. Here’s Exhibit B: “The U.S. is Living Under a Volcano.”   On TUESDAY, Pluto squares Mercury, suggesting more investigative dirt hitting the fan.

Random thoughts:

Last, but not least: Election Day is November 6th. Are you registered to vote? Are you SURE? Please check your status here — and share this link with everyone you know. We must vote on November 6th. As if our lives depended on it. Because they do.

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Friday 9/21/2018 & the Weekend: Autumnal Equinox; Mind the Voids; Sun, Mercury & Saturn at the Aries Point

TGIF and hello from Omaha, Nebraska!

By the time you read this, the Moon will be void in Aquarius, wandering and wondering about being of social significance and meeting up with a network of best buddies. The void begins at 1:13 PM ET and lasts until Saturday at 8:27 AM ET. Roll with the twists and flakes that may divert your efforts to move forward in a straight line. Chill and stick to routine concerns; remember that crises arising during voids are often much ado about nothing.

Meanwhile, today marks the last full day of summer — the Sun is at the end of Virgo and will move into Libra at 9:55 PM ET on SATURDAY and then…happy Autumnal Equinox…a perfect balance between day and night.

Libra is a airy, mental sign, generally concerned with relationships, social graces and with promoting fairness, justice and balance. This does not mean Librans are balanced; it means they generally are seeking balance and are quite capable of swinging back and forth wildly as they search for it. As sweet as Libra can be, they are not marshmallows. The term “iron fist in a velvet glove” often applies. That “iron fist” may be especially prominent over the next few days, as the Libra Sun squares patriarchal Saturn, exact on TUESDAY the 25th. Here are a few headlines from a past Sun-Saturn square.

More sobering thoughts are likely to pull focus and be activated, suggested by SUNDAY’s Mercury-Saturn square at 12:46 PM ET, followed by a trine (harmony) between Mercury and Mars at 9:30 PM ET. What kind of thoughts and actions? With the Moon in Pisces driving the agenda all day Saturday, Sunday and most of Monday, watch for empathy, suffering, alcohol, victims, floods, refugees, oceans, faith — the usual Piscean themes. Note that emotions are on the rise, as we are warming up for Monday’s Full Moon, exact at 10:52 PM ET. This adds a me-me-me, rush-rush-rush Aries drive to the heavy Sun-Mercury-Saturn mix. If you have planets around 2 degrees of Aries, Libra, Cancer or Capricorn, you will be more personally affected. Just ask Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who has Mercury and Venus in early Capricorn. On this all-day Moon void, the NYT thought it would be fun to report that last year, Mr. Rosenstein discussed the 25th Amendment as a coping strategy for P45 (which arguably any sane and ethical public servant would have done). I hope this story is truly a  much ado about nothing Moon void crisis, and it may be, given that Vice President Sean Hannity has just  advised P45  not to fire anyone. Do you think that Mr. Hannity’s horoscope has planets at the Aries Point? It does.  And transiting Saturn will be putting the squeeze on it very soon. 

And now, the news.

Reflecting the potential for toxic release suggested by tomorrow’s meet-up of Mars and the South Node:

Meanwhile, Moon will be void in Pisces between 1:26 AM ET and 7:04 PM ET on MONDAY. No biggie if you sleep through your alarm. This is the day Brett Kavanaugh was supposed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about Dr. Ford’s allegations. Or not. On an all-day Moon void, we see a higher probability of twists, flakes and surprise upsets by underdogs. This story has been changing by the hour (Friday).  Now Kavanaugh and Ms. Ford might testify on Wednesday, another all-day Moon void in feisty Aries.

Early Friday morning Mitch McConnell (R-KY) vowed that he and his Republican colleagues were just going to “plow through it” and seat Judge Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court. As you recall from my post on July 14th, McConnell’s stubborn, overkill approach to winning friends and influencing people was eclipsed on July 27th. Next week transiting Mars will trigger his eclipsed Venus-Pluto opposition (overkill approach), and I wish I could promise you it will be experienced as a tide turning that is not in his favor. However, the surge could go either way. We’ll look at this again for Monday’s forecast.

We do have an unconfirmed birth date for Dr. Ford: November 28, 1966. If this is accurate, she is a Sagittarius with Moon in Gemini. She would have Pluto, Uranus  and Mars at  20, 23 and 27 degrees of Virgo — all of it triggered by transiting Sun and Mercury in Virgo between today and September 16th. Her natal Saturn would be 22 Pisces, giving the Mars-Neptune square in the U.S. horoscope a major reality check. Mars square Neptune suggests macho magnetism in all forms, some of which may be delusional or drug/alcohol induced. This is fascinating — if the date is accurate. Her Sun would be squared by Kavanaugh’s Saturn. We could see the potential for interaction with him to be a imposition of control upon her.

In other news, if you’re looking for a reflection of sobering news, spiked with prominence (Mercury square Saturn at the Aries Point), this in-depth NYT report, “The Plot to Subvert an Election: Unraveling the Russia Story So Far” is a must-read.

Thank you for reading this forecast. Now I’d like to talk about you. What’s going on in your horoscope? How can you maximize opportunities for growth during these extraordinary planetary patterns? Seriously, while it may seem as if the whole world has gone bonkers, in your own personal universe we see much potential for breakthroughs. But don’t take it from me, take it from Avid Reader Robin, who was inspired to send in this rave:

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Tuesday 9/18/2018: Late Sneek Peek at the Week; Mars Square Uranus; Men Behaving Badly

Good morning from 35,000 feet!

My seat belt is fastened — literally and figuratively speaking. These next couple of weeks should be interesting, as the Chinese might say. As in “interesting times,” and all that.

The work week (Monday) began with the Moon in enterprising Capricorn, facilitating efforts to take care of business — and no whinging, if you please. The earthy, practical drive continues through today (Tuesday), going void on WEDNESDAY at 1:10 PM ET. Moon enters Aquarius on Wednesday at 7:52 PM ET, driving the rest of the week with a need for social significance and networking. You can start the weekend early on FRIDAY, when the Moon goes void….not to enter Pisces until 8:27 AM ET on SATURDAY. Focus on routine concerns during these long voids. Roll with whatever twists and flakes disrupt your efforts to move forward in a straight line. Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill, as crises which crop up during voids have a weird way of dissipating once the Moon changes gears into the next sign. Chill!

Notable planetary patterns this week:

  • TUESDAY (today): Mars (action, courage, machismo, aggression) squares Uranus (aviation, rebels, technology, innovation, seismic activity) for the third time since May 15th; the second time was August 6th. This third square happens at 7 PM ET. Upside: technological breakthroughs and gender-benders seen in a positive light, e.g. news about Cuba contemplating a new Constitution which would prohibit discrimination based on gender and/or sexual identity. Downside: accidents and other forms of spontaneous combustion; rash/reckless actions; men behaving badly. The potential for “badly” is amplified by Mars about to meet up with the South Node, a point of destruction and toxic release. That happens on Saturday. Meanwhile, note the potential for a power play or emotional catharsis around 9:03 PM ET, as the Moon makes its weekly clash with Pluto.
  • WEDNESDAY: harmony among the Capricorn Moon and the Sun and Mercury in Virgo at 10:20 AM ET and 1:10 PM ET facilitates willful communications of executive authority, possibly blinded by their own idealistic light. Moon clashes with Uranus at 11:35 PM ET — note the potential for shocks and other upsets.
  • THURSDAY: A feisty assertion of independence is suggested by a Moon-Mars meet-up at 12:23 AM ET, followed by a stubbornly self-indulgent expression of values around 9:46 AM ET, as the Moon squares Venus in scorekeeper Scorpio. At 9:52 PM ET, idealism crests with prominence, as the Sun and Mercury (how we need to think and communicate) meet up in the last degrees of Virgo, close enough to trigger the Aries Point.
  • FRIDAY: Note the potential for an exuberant or excessive surge around 1:13 PM ET, as the Aquarius Moon squares Jupiter. In the ensuing Moon void, Mercury leaves Virgo for Libra at 11:40 PM ET. The quest for perfection and exacting detail in thought and communication is replaced with a quest for fairness and balance — at least in theory.
  • SATURDAY: Happy Autumnal Equinox! With the start of a new season, the Sun enters the cardinal sign of Libra at 9:55 PM ET. Avid Readers will recall that cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn) are turning points (that’s what “cardinal” means). And this is why any planet around 0 degrees (the beginning) of Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn is reflected with prominence. Just to confuse everyone, these four points are collectively known as the Aries Point. We pay attention to the start of a season, as things are about to change, right? Is that why the Wheel of Fortune is Beth Owl’s Daughter’s Tarot Card of the week? Well, her cards are always in sync with planetary patterns, doncha’ know. In the news, watch for especially prominent news involving leaders; e.g., CEOs and heads of state.
  • SATURDAY: Some of what we read about our dear leaders may be toxic, as Mars meets up with the South Node. And there will be more to come next week, as Mars returns to 4 degrees of Aquarius on September 27th, triggering the total lunar eclipse we had on July 27th. I expect headlines involving a bottleneck of energy released. If you have planets or angles around 4 degrees of Taurus, Leo, Scorpio or Aquarius, you are more affected than most.
  • SUNDAY: Emotions are on the rise as the Moon waxes to fullness in Aries on MONDAY at 10:52 PM ET. Meanwhile, gravitas and streamlining in communication and leadership are likely hot topics in the headlines. Why? Because on Sunday at 12:46 PM ET, Mercury will square Saturn (authority, control, patriarchy); next Tuesday the Sun will square the cosmic karma cop. If you have planets or angles around 2-3 degrees of Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn, you’re likely to be feeling the squeeze more than most.

Bottom line: at least two weeks of disruptive breakthroughs and revelations, for better or for worse, involving action, aggression and way-too-macho men.

And now, the news.

Hurricane Florence did make landfall 10 miles east of Wilmington, NC — as intuited — and during last Friday’s Moon void. It hit the coastline as a Cat 2, with much less force than feared, though record-breaking rain is doing plenty of damage. Wilmington became an island, completely cut off from access by land. Wow. Meanwhile, another monster storm — Typhoon Mangkhut landed in the Philippines before heading towards Hong Kong.

Storms, storms and more storms:

  • Dianne Feinstein continues to reflect her Moon-in-Gemini’s need to be the smartest kid in the room. For the third time in four years, we’re writing about her making headlines for making sure people know about Certain Information. Here’s a post from 2014 (with a link to her horoscope); here’s one from January of this year. Her Cancer Sun is at the Aries Point, suggesting she is born to prominence. This year she’s been feeling the squeeze of transiting Saturn opposing her Sun, along with the pressure to “change or die,” suggested by a measurement between Pluto (transformation) and her pioneering Aries Ascendant. In February, the Democratic Party declined to support her bid to stay on as the senior senator from California (ouch!), but California voters handed her a victory in the primary anyway. I expect we will see plenty of courage and initiative from DiFi through the year, sparked by a measurement between her Mars and Sun.
  • Right now, DiFi is moving heaven and earth to stop Brett Kavanaugh from becoming the new kid on the SCOTUS block. Ever the information junkie, of course she would have a letter from a woman — Christine Blasey Ford — alleging that Judge Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her back when they were teens. And now they will both be testifying about it before the Senate — on Monday, during an almost-full Moon in Pisces…void. Hmm. And now there are report that Ms. Ford’s appearance is not confirmed. Well, there is sure to be some empathy, in between the hard-nosed heaviness of aforementioned patterns among Mercury, Sun and Saturn. In Kavanaugh’s horoscope (birth time unknown), we note that transiting Jupiter has moved on to his natal Neptune (as I type!), suggesting an expansion of ideals, faith, spirits of all kinds and scandal.
  • Monday’s testimony is just one chapter of the encyclopedia we’re reading for the next few weeks on Men Behaving Badly. Some say boys will be boys and we should forgive them their youthful transgressions. On the other hand, it’s difficult to forgive what has not been acknowledged and owned. Let this compelling essay — “I Believe Her” — spark your next water cooler conversation.
  • UPDATE: Paul Manafort continues to feel Saturn’s squeeze all over his horoscope, as anticipated.  Last week he copped a plea rather than face a second trial. Not only that, but he’s agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller. Even better: the millions of dollars in assets he will forfeit more than covers the cost of Mueller’s investigation. Now that’s what I call draining the swamp.
  • UPDATE: As you know from a recent post, P45’s horoscope suggests that now is the time for close and formerly close associates to tell us what he’s really like — in gory detail. As if Omarosa, Anonymous White House Op-Ed Guy/Gal and Bob Woodward haven’t given us enough disruptive revelations about P45 and his (lack of) administration, here comes Stormy Daniels with the naked truth about his lackluster performance and penchant for cheating. Her book, “Full Disclosure,” will be published next month, further realizing the potential noted in her horoscope earlier this year for hard-nosed thinking, publishing and a potential windfall. Note that her Moon is at 4 degrees of Scorpio and will be affected by transits from Mars and the South Node. Last time this happened (over the summer), she was served with divorce papers.
  • In other news, McDonalds’ employees in ten cities are on strike today, protesting the company’s culture of “sexual harassment.”
  • Meanwhile, a small town in Missouri will soon have a new newspaper — The Uranus Examiner. The town thinks it’s pretty funny — and it is, in a provocative Mars-square-Uranus way. Though if they spelled Uranus correctly, i.e. “Ouranos” — pronounced Oo–RAH-nos” — perhaps it wouldn’t be the butt of so many jokes. Thanks to Avid Reader Katya for making sure I didn’t miss that one!
  • This just in…“Russia Blames Israel After Reconnaissance Plane Downed by Syrian Air Defense.”   Also Mars (aggression) square Uranus (aviation, accidents).
  • Keep an eye on this reckless act of aggression involving prominent communication: “P45 Orders Russia Investigation Documents Declassified.”
  • UPDATE: Hillary Clinton’s Scorpio Sun is being squared by Uranus, suggested a need for greater independence and a potential for disruptive actions and experiences. Last week The Atlantic published her gripping essay, “American Democracy is in Crisis.”  Meanwhile, the Texas Board of Education voted to drop Mrs. Clinton from school curriculums, along with Helen Keller. Moses, however, was voted in.
  • UPDATE: California continues to live up to this year’s revolutionary potential, noted in prior forecasts. Supercharged by transiting Uranus, it has recently announced plans to launch its own satellite to monitor climate change; ban for-profit charter schools; eliminate cash bail for suspects awaiting trial; and defy the FCC’s anti-net neutrality ruling. We’ll see more more more of that pioneering spirit in the months ahead.

Couldn’t watch the Emmys last night — too busy packing. Did notice that neither Elisabeth Moss nor The Handmaid’s Tale won this year. Ms. Moss’s Leo Sun was eclipsed last month. Coincidence or conspiracy?

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Tuesday 9/11/2018: Sneak Peek at a Jam-Packed Week: New Moon in Virgo; News, News & More News

…and we’re off…to the start of a turbo-charged week, driven by New Moon energy and other planetary patterns suggesting power and resources in spades; declarations of independence proclaimed in assorted colors of rose.

As of 11:20 AM ET on MONDAY, Moon  entered Libra, seeking fairness, diplomacy and equality in relationships. It goes void on TUESDAY at 6:57 PM ET, not to enter Scorpio until WEDNESDAY at 2:15 PM ET. That’s a lot of time to chill, roll with the twists that may crop up to disrupt your forward-moving efforts — and not make a mountain out of a molehill.

Once in Scorpio, the Moon drives the action with a need for depth and control. Moon goes void for another long spell on FRIDAY at 4:54 AM ET until 8:45 PM ET. I’ll be sticking to routine concerns and avoiding impulse shopping purchases. You?  Once in Sagittarius on Friday night, see if you notice a lightening up, up, up to the sky. Moon in Sag needs to push boundaries, express its righteous opinions and go for a gamble or a gambol. Those are your marching orders for the weekend.

Notable planetary patterns active this week:

  • MONDAY — at 8:56 PM ET, Mars leaves Capricorn for Aquarius. The need to make things happen with exceptional efficiency is replaced by a need for freedom based on a cause — hopefully a humanitarian one you’ll agree with. Mars in Aquarius is enamored with action driven by a grand design that isn’t terribly touchy-feely. So what if a few thousand are trampled on?  What do feelings have to do with trying to build a community that runs like a well-oiled machine?  We are the Borg. Resistance is futile. But even the Borg had a queen, i.e., an autonomous entity with unlimited authority. So…hmmm. Of course that’s a downside potential of Mars in Aquarius. The upside is action that really does embrace and integrate all colors of the rainbow, while still allowing each color its own frequency to shine.
  • TUESDAY — in the morning, the Virgo Sun harmonizes with Jupiter (expansion) and Pluto (power), suggesting an easy path for leaders/willpower looking to accumulate resources. Watch the headlines for stories involving news from underground, including oil, e.g., “Pipeline spills 8000 gallons of jet fuel into Indiana river.” With Mars squaring Uranus (aviation), of course it’s jet fuel. Meanwhile,  “Tribes Say P45 Illegally Approved Pipeline” (and they’re suing).
  • WEDNESDAY — Jupiter and Pluto form a sextile — a cooperative and communicative alignment — at 3:37 AM ET.  See above for potential. If you have a planet or angle at 18 degrees of practically any sign, this could be an empowering and expansive week. I am in that category,  and right now I need seven clones of myself to seize every opportunity that is currently on my plate! Part of the expansive thrust is related to transiting Jupiter at 18 degrees of Scorpio, triggering the August 11th solar eclipse at 18 Leo. Was your horoscope affected? Former CBS head honcho Les Moonves’s sure was. His macho Mars-Pluto “get away with murder/resistance is futile” conjunction is at 18 Leo and now he’s out of a job. Finally.  Score another one for #MeToo.  While transiting Jupiter on his Venus at 25 Scorpio in a few weeks may give him a nice golden parachute, next year when transiting Saturn squares his 13 Libra Sun (it may be squaring his me-me-me Aries Moon as I type), he’ll be down in the garden eating worms. Along with the rest of the United States, with its Sun at 13 Cancer.
  • WEDNESDAY — Venus (women, money, art, social expression) pulls focus. As you know, last Sunday Venus left Libra for Scorpio, which is not an easy placement. Given a choice, Venus would serve its time in a sign where it can be pleasing in every sense. In Scorpio, Venus suggests a need for control over what and whom we love. Venus in Scorpio values its own code of honor, integrity and loyalty. It is also inclined to keep score and pay back…for better or for worse. And on this day, Venus opposes Uranus at 5:01 AM ET and then harmonizes with Saturn at 11:58 PM ET. What does that mean? It means that for the next couple of days, the Venus-Uranus tension suggests we’re likely to see headlines involving unconventional attractions and rebellious declarations — even break-ups. The harmony with Saturn stabilizes and structures the breakouts, perhaps making it more old guard than avant garde. UPSIDE (combined with other planetary patterns): India Passes Historic Resolution Decriminalizing Homosexuality
  • THURSDAY — the next few days are dominated by Mercury (how we need to think, communicate, negotiate). Today at 9:32 PM ET, Mercury opposes Neptune, extending the rose-colored vision/delusion of last week’s face-off with the Sun. I have decided that this pattern is also reflected by the mind-boggling content in this forecast, written over the course of several days — with no time to make it  more streamlined.
  • FRIDAY — Moon is void all day, as noted…but…on SATURDAY and SUNDAY, Mercury harmonizes with Pluto and sextiles Jupiter, suggesting significant investigative reporting and measured analysis involving the Power That Be. Its disruptive potential is increased, given next Tuesday’s third square between Mars and Uranus.

But wait — there’s more! We had a New Moon on Sunday — at 17 degrees of Virgo. I find this fascinating because about two weeks ago I had a dream where I was looking at fully-calculated horoscope for a newborn child, and the Sun was at…17 Virgo! I have no idea what that means, although the Sabian Symbol for this degree is “a ouija board,” which Blaine Bovee suggests is “an image of redoubled optimism in exploration of uncanny, extra-sensory communication.” We are advised to apply this image with a mind to “hope for relief; answers to prayers; situations calling for faith beyond reason; a mysterious third element added to discursive thought.” FUN FACT: 17 & 18 Virgo are the degrees of the Uranus-Pluto conjunctions of 1965 and 1966. Back in August 2015, I wrote that when transiting Jupiter was at 17-18 Virgo (later that year), we could anticipate:

…expanded progress on the seeds planted at that time, including, but not limited to: awareness of climate change and other ways human behavior is impacting ecological systems; awareness of subatomic particles, e.g. the Higgs boson; health care systems such as Medicare (which was created in the mid-60s).

Thus my money says that this lunar cycle is likely to bring more awareness and seed plantings on the above topics. Exhibit A: Hurricane Florence, which is scheduled to hit the Carolinas this later this week. If it hits land after 5 AM ET on Friday, the Scorpio Moon will be void of course. Perhaps that may be reflected in a bit of wind taken out of its sails? Perhaps, but we wouldn’t be having these extreme weather events if we weren’t doing reckless, short-sighted things like making it easier to release methane into the air.

Speaking of Florence and the New Moon, here is the New Moon horoscope set for Wilmington, NC —  my estimate on where the storm might land first.

 Why is this interesting? If you remember the lunation charts for the heavy rains/landslides/flooding that hit Tryon, NC back in May, you may recall that Neptune (bewilderment, floods, wipeout) was exactly square to the Ascendant.    Here we have the same pattern, only with Mars (action, aggression), ruler of the 4th House (land, homes) about to meet up with the South Node (destruction) in the 2nd (money; worth). Plus Saturn, ruler of the 2nd House is squaring the Midheaven, suggesting gravitas, structure, authority, scarcity will be prominent. Estimated damage in the wake of Hurricane Florence is in the billions. Oh, and Chiron, the Wounded Healer is almost exactly on the cusp of the 4th House. Coincidence or conspiracy?

Meanwhile, Neptune was nowhere near the angles of the horoscope just before 10 PM in Dallas last Thursday, when police officer Amber R Guyger mistakenly entered a neighbor’s apartment (thinking it was her own), then shot and killed her neighbor, Botham Shem Jean. Mr. Jean lived one floor above Ms. Guyger; he had a “distinctive” RED doormat in front of his door (she doesn’t); it wasn’t enough to to alert her that she was not where she thought she was…and don’t get me started on this outrageous tragedy. HOWEVER, we do see Uranus (surprise!) and Mars (RED!) on the angles of the horoscope, and the Sun was almost exactly opposing Neptune. Yeah…delusional much?

One moral of the above tragic story is that we need to take time to get to know our neighbors. And this has been one of the pluses that has happened in my building since I reached out to over 50 residents — most of whom I did not know — to organize a resistance to management’s rash plan to destroy our healthy maple trees. Yes, it takes time out of my day when I’m rushing to an appointment and there is someone I now know by name in the lobby. But stopping to smile and say hello is good for the spirit and the heart! And now this group is having regular meetings to discuss how we would like our building to be managed, and our efforts have prompted management to start sharing information with their fellow shareholders, and even going so far as to ask us to form committees for planned projects. Yes, it’s taken a ton of time to gather names and numbers (leaving little time to write such mundane tasks as this forecast, pun obviously intended).

I think it’s too bad that police officers are not trained to foster a sense of community and safety where they live, in addition to when they are on the clock.

Anyhoo. More news…

…which I’ve been writing and writing for days. Here are the pieces:

(This was written on Thursday 9/6) After a brief void between 8:43 AM ET and 9:54 AM ET, the Moon is now in regal Leo, seeking to roar with entitlement in its infinite quest for love love love. That may be a tough order to fill in the early part of the day, which started with a potentially grumpy/combative face-off between the Moon and Mars (action, assertion). Watch for a jolt or other status quo upset around 1:30 PM ET, as the Leo Moon is rattled by rebel Uranus. Not only that, but “you are now free to move about the country,” as Saturn (structure, authority) turned direct at 7:10 AM ET. The karma cop is back on the beat, taking names and kickin’ butt, and joining Mars and Mercury in their forward march. Saturn turns direct in Capricorn, the no-nonsense, “let’s get this show on the road” sign Saturn rules. What ambitions and structures had been held back since April may now move forward.

Meanwhile, the information keeps flowing with exacting Mercury-in-Virgo precision from both sides of the aisle (as anticipated earlier in the week). And it all gets curiouser and curiouser, as the Sun approaches its annual opposition with wiggy Neptune, exact FRIDAY (9/7) at 2:27 PM ET. Striving mightily to cut through the fog is the aforementioned  Saturn-turning-direct, symbol of reality, authority and structure. 

Generally speaking, we continue to see headlines reflecting the tension between Mars (anger, action, war, yang, cars, guns, violence, etc.) and Uranus (technology, unconventional attractions,  aviation, rebels, mutation, disruptions of the status quo). There way too many examples to keep up with these on a daily basis — and I especially wish to avoid filling this space with headline after headline of random, reckless acts — such as the news from Cincinnati of yet another mass shooting — just minutes ago. UPDATE –  not so violent, but typical of the tech disruptors we are likely to continue hearing about: “The explosive problem with recycling iPads…they literally catch fire.” Amazing!

Avid Readers will recall that Mars and Uranus will square off for the third of three hits on September 18th; the previous ones happened on May 15th and August 1st. Yea verily, this volatile pattern has been driving much of the action we’ve been seeing since April. If you have planets in the last degrees of Aries, Cancer, Capricorn and Libra…or the first degrees of Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius, you are feeling the need for a breakout statement of independence. Famous people who have recently made news for doing just that include John McCain, Hillary Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.

This portion was written on Wednesday 9/5:

The news…as I am listening to Brett Kavanaugh make an opening statement at his confirmation hearing. His horoscope was first discussed in July and now, with expansive Jupiter activating his mythical/magical T-square (among Sun, Mercury, Jupiter and Neptune) for the third time in several months, we see the potential for reward to materialize. Last night, 42,000 pages of his written musings were released to the senators who will be questioning him over the next several days. Because who needs more than twelve hours to skim through that many words, right? And they are the best words, I am sure — quite grand and inspired, as his T-square would suggest. And there are so many of them! And even though Democratic senators are hopping mad over the rush to judgment on this nominee, their outrage at being denied ample time for review may not be enough to derail this lifetime appointment. Transiting Jupiter squares Kavanaugh’s Aquarius Sun in the first week of October. We see potential for expansion. Although a pattern between Mars and Neptune does suggest that 2018 is a year of pixie-dusted magnetism for the judicious judge. Whatever could be hiding behind that fog?  David Brock, a former Kavanaugh colleague, says he knows.

I am seeing that application of energy on Kavanaugh’s  potential mask of deception  (a.k.a. his natal Neptune).  Watch him hem and haw in response to a direct question posed Wednesday night — after the live coverage ended — by Kamala Harris (D-CA). We could expect Senator Harris’s mindset and communication to be innovative and disruptive right about now, with her Mercury in depth-seeking Scorpio feeling the provocative buzz of that Mars-Uranus square. Earlier this year, Uranus was opposing her 27 Libra Sun while sitting right on top of her 27 Aries Moon, intensifying her crusading initiative. It is not surprising to learn that she got a book deal in July — with a publication date set for next year. A quick glance ahead looks like extraordinary recognition and reward in 2019. The upside potential for 2020 suggests ambitious drive, with further recognition received at the end of the year and into 2021. Here is her horoscope.

Meanwhile, I continue to be amazed by the astonishing synchronicity of planetary patterns and headlines news. On Monday (9/3) I wrote:

FRIDAY  SEPTEMBER 7th — we’ve got three exact patterns which will be reflected in the news all week long. First (and second), Mercury makes a quick Earth Grand Trine with Saturn and Uranus at 3:40 AM ET and 8:20 AM ET. This is an echo of patterns among the Sun, Saturn and Uranus that happened on August 25th…and rippled out through this past weekend. Exhibit A: John McCain’s funeral, billed everywhere as a prime example of “reaching across the aisles”. My money says we’ll be hearing more about concrete ideas and communication about reaching across the aisles and blending the best (or worst) of the old guard with the avant garde. What could make the reaching especially sublime is the Sun’s annual opposition with Neptune at 2:27 PM ET. Upside potential: true vision. Downside: deception and delusion.

A couple of weeks ago, I noted that P45 has a pattern in effect now, exact in mid-October that is “perhaps bringing to a crest the wave of formerly close associates now turning against him.” Thus I am not totally shocked by this: “In ‘Fear,’ Bob Woodward Pulls Back the Curtain in P45’s ‘Crazytown'”…or this — which hit the wires minutes after the Moon’s weekly catharsis/power play with Pluto:  “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the P45 Administration.”   Talk about reaching across the aisle in a Neptune fog!!! A coup d’etat inside Camp Runamuck by a merry band of tax-cutters who believe the Commander-in-Chief is unfit, but refuse to follow the protocols our Constitution provides in order to relieve him of command. Yea verily, these saviors are revolting. Delusional much? 

The rest of this forecast was written today, Tuesday 9/11:

UPDATE: Colin Kaepernick, whose horoscope was discussed here nearly a year ago.  He continues to be a disruptive thinker, as forecast back in 2016. When transiting Mars was at its station last month, it was sitting in a square to his Mercury.  What does that suggest? Imagine someone leaning on a car horn. The blaring sound in Kaepernick’s case is a call to put those thoughts into action…such as…a launch! And that’s what we saw this month: the launch of a new Nike campaign, in which Kaepernick advises, “Believe in something. Even if it mean sacrificing everything.” Which is exactly what a Scorpio, driven by the impossible beliefs of a Moon in Aries (expressed socially via Venus at the very last degree of  uncompromising Scorpio) is likely to do. And Nike’s stock is soaring. So there.

Elsewhere in the world of sports: on Saturday at 4:39 PM ET, there was an exact square between Venus at 29 Libra and Mars at 29 Capricorn. Translation: tension/outbursts in matters of women/fairness/equality and men/”spare me your feelings”/patriarchy/rules. It should be no surprise to Avid Readers that Serena Williams’ horoscope is directly impacted by this square: her Mercury (how she needs to communicate) is at 29 Libra; her South Node (suggests destruction/toxic release) is at 28 Capricorn. Where was Serena on that day? On the court at the U.S. Open, protesting the unfairness of a male umpire who docked her a point, implying she was cheating…and then docked her two more points when she continued to object, accusing him of treating a woman player differently than he would treat a man. Op-ed writers are still screaming “double standard!!”

UPDATE: Everyone hated the idea of awarding an Oscar to the “most popular film.” The idea was announced on August 9th (and mentioned here) with Mercury retrograde and Mars retrograde at 0 Aquarius. Mercury is now moving forward. Mars just hit 0 Aquarius — moving direct. This dumb idea has been “postponed.” Are we surprised?

Thank you for reading this reeeeallly long forecast, with apologies for any typos missed in my proofreading efforts.

In other news, I am thrilled to announce that I will be in Los Angeles from September 27th until October 9th, and would be delighted to meet cherished Avid Readers in person for a consultation. Here’s how to contact me.

 

Monday 9/3/2018: Sneak Peek at a Short Work Week; Saturn Turns Direct

Happy Labor Day Monday, driven by the Moon in buzz buzz buzz Gemini, seeking to get the word out about something. Did you note your dreams this morning? Input from (dreamy) Neptune may have made them more memorable than usual. After 6:42 AM ET, Moon travels without much static until 2:37 AM ET on TUESDAY, when it then goes void until 8:04 AM ET.

Thus, this short work week (in the U.S.) opens with the home/emotional security-seeking drive of the Moon in Cancer. Round lunchtime on the East Coast, it gets a lift from technogeek Uranus at 11:52 AM ET. Its innovative and cooperative potential is soon followed by a stern smackdown or authoritative advance, as the Moon opposes Saturn at 12:22 PM ET.

Planetary patterns of note this week include:

  • WEDNESDAY — Mercury leaves Leo for Virgo at 10:39 PM ET, a most excellent place for Mercury to be. Mercury rules Virgo, and the sorting and analyzing needs of Virgo make for an efficient, earthy and detail-oriented mindset. If there is a downside, it is that Mercury in Virgo can be hypercritical under stress, and worry that is NEVER perfect. We can expect mindset and communication to reflect these qualities until September 21st.
  • WEDNESDAY — smooth sailing in the morning, coming to a catharsis or power play around 3:41 PM ET, as the Moon makes its weekly clash with Pluto.
  • THURSDAY — Saturn turns direct at 7:10 AM ET, after being at a metaphorical standstill  all week. The image that comes to mind is one of focus— in the way an impatient driver sits on his or her horn while stuck in traffic. The focus is related to executive authority,  plans, structure, discipline and ambition. With Saturn moving forward, projects that have been delayed since mid-April may now move forward (especially with Mars also moving ahead). You’re more personally affected by Saturn’s change of direction if you have planets or angles around 2 degrees of Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn. Jeff Sessions (Sun at 2 Capricorn), that means you…be prepared for a potential brick wall when Saturn meets up with your Mars at 5 Capricorn this November.
  • THURSDAY — Saturn’s shift is accompanied by challenging lunar patterns. Moon opposes Mars at 8:43 AM ET and then goes void until 9:54 AM ET. Let the drama queens and kings reign over the next couple of days, driven by the love-love-me-do needs of the Moon in Leo. A jolt or flash of recognition may happen around 1:30 PM ET, as the Moon squares rebel Uranus.
  • FRIDAY — we’ve got three exact patterns which will be reflected in the news all week long. First (and second), Mercury makes a quick Earth Grand Trine with Saturn and Uranus at 3:40 AM ET and 8:20 AM ET. This is an echo of patterns among the Sun, Saturn and Uranus that happened on August 25th…and rippled out through this past weekend. My money says we’ll be hearing about concrete ideas and communication about reaching across the aisles and blending the best (or worst) of the old guard with the avant garde. What could make the reaching especially sublime is the Sun’s annual opposition with Neptune at 2:27 PM ET. Upside potential: true vision. Downside: deception and delusion. Other themes: fish, oceans, drugs, refugees, oil, floods, victims, healing, spirits…the usual Neptune stuff. A challenge between the Leo Moon and expansive Jupiter at 3:21 PM ET ends the work week. Isn’t that grand?
  • SATURDAY — Moon is void between 9:31 AM ET and 10:29 AM ET — then shifts gears into Virgo. Clean-up time! Make the most of yet another Earth Grand Trine — albeit even briefer than the prior two. Moon in Virgo harmonizes with Saturn in Capricorn and Uranus in Taurus. How is everyone with planets and angles around 2 degrees of almost any sign using this practical self-sufficiency?
  • SATURDAY —  at 4:39 PM ET, Venus in Libra squares off with Mars in Capricorn. This is a charged connection between two planets representing yin and yang; values/aesthetics and action/assertion. If you can make peace and a plan, while wrapping up projects from the current lunar cycle, do it. Because on…
  • SUNDAY — Venus leaves lovely Libra for Scorpio. From then until November 1st, issues involving women, money, values, social expression and art are likely to demand depth and substance, without compromise. Oh…and maybe a bit of control and/or vengeance, as Scorpio is one of those signs that never, ever forgets. Why so long in Scorpio? Because on October 10th, Venus goes retrograde. During the month of November, Venus will be backing  up through Libra, then turning around and moving forward. If you liked October, you’ll love December. Venus will be in Scorpio for all of that month, starting on the 3rd.
  • SUNDAY — New Moon in Virgo at 2:01 PM ET. Stay tuned.

Right. No big long Moon voids this week.  Stuff moving forward. Planets in signs where it is easy for them to be effective. Whatcha gonna do with all of this visionary potential? Hopefully you will call your astrologer for fabulous insight. What good will that do, you ask?  Well, here’s a quote from an email received last week from a new client (referred to me by another client)  that totally warmed my heart:

I’m doing well since our meeting.  I’m still taking things in and processing info from our session.  I’ve also been listening to the recording.
It was extremely helpful to hear what you said and overall I feel more whole as a person.  It’s funny because a lot of the stuff you said I sort of knew, I just didn’t want to acknowledge it.  But bringing it out into the open really clarifies things.
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Thank you for reading this forecast. The news — a truckload of it — will be back in the next post.