Astrological Musings
May 2006 Archives

I write a monthly planetary update column called Skywatch, and as I worked tonight on the column for June (which is a power packed month!) I felt it was important to lay the groundwork by summarizing the powerful influences that […]

Image by Crowolf What could be more Neptunian than a cloaking device? Neptune is the god of mystery, of that which is hidden. Neptune cloaks us in darkness, shrouds us in mists, and with Neptune stationing retrograde in the sign […]

“ New Beginnings”, by Mary Lou FalstreauThe New Moon occurred Saturday at 1:25 am EST (sorry, I took a day off!), but its effect will continue over the next couple of days. New Moons are times of beginnings, and in […]

Art by Marius Fine ArtThis is Part II – catch up with Part I here (I’ve corrected the dates as well and added the Age of Leo).The Age of Aries (1,662 BCE – 498 CE) was the Age of the […]

As a species, we are currently crossing from the Age of Pisces into the Age of Aquarius. Although many people consider the Age of Pisces to begin at year 0 with the birth of Jesus with Aquarian Age beginning at […]

Mundane astrology is the study of world events (mundus in ancient Greek means world) by examining the horoscopes of nations and events as if those entities were living and breathing beings, with personalities and characteristics just like humans. I confess […]

Artwork by T NewfieldsNeptune turns retrograde this morning, bringing the number of retrograde planets to four (Jupiter, Pluto, Chiron and Neptune). When planets are in “retrograde” motion, they appear to be moving backwards from our position here on Earth, and […]

art from Phyllis Mahon(Honoring the Sun’s entry into Gemini late Saturday night.) Gemini is the sign of the twins, and ruled by Mercury which entered Gemini yesterday. This gives us a strong Mercurial focus for the next month or so, […]

Mercury rules matters of intellect and experience, and rules the sign of Gemini the twins. Its realm is all sorts of communication, and for this reason it rules the media and writers. For the past month or so, Mercury has […]

photos from Just Jared Katie Holmes is apparently suffering from post-partum depression, according to news reports – particularly ironic because of the criticism last year by Tom Cruise of Brooke Shields for seeking help for the same problem. A recent […]