Astrological Musings
2012 Archives

This is the Year of the Water Dragon, which evidently is a very big deal in Chinese culture.  I confess that my knowledge of Chinese astrologer doesn’t extend far beyond what’s printed on the placemats in Chinese restaurants, but I […]

This is an excerpt from a longer article that can be found on my website here. By its very nature, Neptune is difficult to talk about. It tends to be evasive and dreamy, and full of imagination and artistic creativity. […]

My friend Beth Owls Daughter writes that 2012 is the Year of the Hierophant according to the Tarot numerology system. The Hierophant in the Tarot is traditionally associated with the Pope as a symbol for religious structures and dogma. The word […]

I like the principle of the Sankofa Bird, which says that in order to understand the future we must understand the past.  When I see a new client I always go back over the past five years or so to […]

With all due respect to the late Sathya Sai Baba, who was a controversial guru beloved by many before he died this spring, this recent interview with him shows an exceptional ignorance about the cycles (and lack of them) that […]

This is Part II of a series that will conclude tomorrow.  You can catch up on Part Ihere, and tune in tonight (Wednesday) at 7 pm to the Musings on Astrology radioshow where we will be discussing these important cycles.  Where we […]

After a prolonged “solar minimum,”  with record long periods without sunspots, the Sun has become extremely active again.  These periods of solar maximum alternating with solar minimum are a normal part of solar activity but the last solar minimum was […]

Molly at About Astrology has posted some interesting links on the 2012 connection to native American wisdom.  Molly writes: I recently moved to the edge of a forest, and it’s made it possible to have more direct experiences of both nature and […]

(Please refrain from making scatalogical jokes!)  Well folks, we’re getting down to it – the planetary drama that has  been much discussed over the past few years is finally upon us.  Our challenge is to be alert and aware of […]

 Last year’s cold winter sparked a huge resurgence into the global warming debate.  If the earth is warming, why did we have a cold winter? We’ve been in a “Solar Minimum” since about 2006, a long period with virtually no […]