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Mars Retrograde: March SLOWLY Into Spring

posted by Karen A. Kay

Spring is less than three weeks away! I can see the light at the end of my cold, dark winter tunnel. Er, all we have to do now is navigate Mars Retrograde, which will have us spinning backward the entire […]

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Love Alert! Mercury Retrograde Hits Valentine’s Day!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Mercury Retrograde is never very much fun, and as a Gemini it always seems to affect me more because Mercury is my ruling planet. But this time Mercury is going retrograde from February 6-28 in quirky Aquarius and spiritual Pisces, […]

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The Astrology of 2014: An Awakening

posted by Karen A. Kay

Hmmmm … will 2014 be a repeat of 2013? The cosmos are serving up some similarities, for sure, and judging by the 2014 horoscopes, it looks to be another challenging year. I actually had a great 2013, personally — lots […]

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2014: Get the Big Picture

posted by Karen A. Kay

As we fast approach New Year’s, it’s one thing to read the 2014 Horoscopes for your sign, but it’s quite another to get personal predictions for the entire year ahead based on your very own unique birth chart. It’s amazing […]

2013 Winter Love Horoscopes

posted by Karen A. Kay

For those of you who read my blog regularly, it’s pretty obvious I’m in love with love. I figured out a long time ago that love is the most important thing in the world, and if you’re lucky enough to […]

Speak No Evil

posted by Karen A. Kay

Oh dear, I’m in for a challenging week. Whenever the horoscopes tell me to watch my mouth, I know I’m in trouble. See, I already have a big mouth to begin with — I blame it on my chatty Gemini […]

If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home

posted by Karen A. Kay

So you know that old saying, “Home is where the heart is?” How true is that?! And sadly for me, my actual home is rather far removed from the various people and places that hold my heart. In my case, […]

Planets Gone Wild!

posted by Karen A. Kay

BANG! I’m excited about all the fireworks this week, but I’m not just talking about the Fourth of July. Many of Astrology’s key planets are acting up, too — and it might be a rocky road, but there are plenty […]

It’s Summertime, But the Living Ain’t Easy … Yet!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Summer arrives with the Sun in Cancer this Friday, June 21, but we still have some work to do before we let ourselves sink into the sunshine completely. Don’t let that frighten you — this week is actually looking pretty […]

Strange Love

posted by Karen A. Kay

It’s my birthday, it’s my birthday, I’m gonna party like it’s my birthday … and somebody better get me a bottle of Bacardi stat, because it looks like we’re going to need it this week. I’m heading out of the […]

Brilliant? Crazy? Or Both?

posted by Karen A. Kay

Woo-hoo, it’s one week ’til my birthday and I’m counting down! I’m also laughing out loud because I just read this week’s Astrology overview and it says we’re likely to dream up a lot of brilliant ideas that other people […]

Prepare for a Cosmic Punch

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m coming off a lovely couple of weeks — in fact, many of us are, as we’ve been enveloped in a fuzzy Neptune fog that has made it easy to relax a little, put business aside and pursue creative endeavors […]

May You Fall in Love

posted by Karen A. Kay

I just read the May 2013 Love Horoscope at Tarot.com and it’s looking lovely for most of us! In fact, there’s a little bit of something for everyone, whether you’re single or coupled up. Love planet Venus is in titillating […]

I ♥ the Merry Month of May!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I love May! It’s that perfect mix of beautiful early spring weather, lots of lazy Taurus times to enjoy, and then the Sun scoots into my own sign of Gemini mid-month and the good times really get rolling. The May […]

It’s a Scorching Scorpio Weekend!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Whew (big sigh of relief). I’m SO glad yesterday’s Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio has passed, leaving me relatively unscathed and both my bank account and my relationship intact. Now I can relax and enjoy the weekend. Or can […]

Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio

posted by Karen A. Kay

So how do you prefer your struggles: Internal or external? Well, the good and bad news is that today’s edgy Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Scorpio may deliver both. I’ve been dreading today’s Lunar Eclipse for weeks because it’s coming […]

Totally Eclipsed Out

posted by Karen A. Kay

My good friend Tiffany does the best karaoke version of “Total Eclipse of the Heart” I’ve ever seen or heard. She lovingly mocks the overly-dramatic theatrics of the original Bonnie Tyler lyrics, wailing and collapsing into faux sobs as she […]

New Moon in Aries: It’s All About YOU!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’ve been getting ready for tomorrow’s New Moon in Aries for what feels like weeks! And that’s because it’s all about ME ME ME. OK, well, it’s also about YOU. The Full Moon in Aries on Wednesday, April 10 is […]

It Could Happen This Week!

posted by Karen A. Kay

If you’ve been waiting for something exciting to happen, this could very well be your week! There’s a New Moon in fiery Aries on Wednesday that’s supposed to push us forward; then Pluto goes retrograde on Friday, turning us inward; […]

Step Out for a Sexy Weekend!

posted by Karen A. Kay

We’re coming up on a super-sexy weekend, my friends! All the astrologers seem to agree that Friday will be fun and flirty, and not to be taken seriously in matters of the heart … but hold on! It’s Saturday that’s […]

Live April Out Loud!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Wow, we’re only three days into April and I can already feel a flurry of change happening around me. Friends are traveling, starting new jobs, relocating to new cities and having babies all around me. April is always full of […]

Put On Your Big-Girl Panties

posted by Karen A. Kay

I love Maria DeSimone. She’s such a talented astrologer, and she also has such an amusing way with words. Do you know what she said about today’s stressful Full Moon in Libra? She said we should all “put on our […]

Brace Yourself for Full Moon Madness!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Tonight’s the best night to see Wednesday’s Full Moon in Libra from where I live, in Portland, Ore., and I’m already howling over it. That’s because it’s supposed to be the most stressful Full Moon all year, and also I […]

Get Ready for a Psychic Moment

posted by Karen A. Kay

Intuition is a powerful thing, but we don’t always listen to it, do we? You know, that nagging inner voice telling you to do (or not do) something, or that crazy dream you had last night that seems to be […]

This Week Is a Cosmic Treat!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I don’t believe in fairy tales. I’m a little too jaded at this point in my life to believe in things like fated love or forever soul mates. But according to Astrologer Maria DeSimone, this week might change my mind. […]

March Into Spring

posted by Karen A. Kay

It’s just three weeks until spring! I can see the light at the end of my cold, dark winter tunnel. And all we have to do now is get through Mercury Retrograde and the first half of madcap March. The […]

Don’t Be a Full Moon Fool

posted by Karen A. Kay

Today’s Full Moon in Virgo is a beautiful sight if you can see it from your city, but let me tell you this: It’s playing some tricks on you! The Full Moon, which occurs at 3:26 p.m. ET in the […]

Tell My Boss I’m Ready for Retrograde!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I keep talking about Mercury going retrograde in Pisces tomorrow, and how it will cause disruption to our lives … but the truth is it will affect everyone differently. I’m a Gemini, and Mercury is my ruling planet, so it […]

Mercury Retrograde in Pisces

posted by Karen A. Kay

Mercury Retrograde is never very much fun, and as a Gemini it always seems to affect me more because Mercury is my ruling planet. But this time Mercury is going retrograde in spiritual Pisces, and I’m totally OK with that! […]

Pisces Power!

posted by Karen A. Kay

It’s funny, I don’t have a ton of Pisces friends, and I’ve never dated one, either. So it must not be the most compatible match for my particular brand of Gemini. But that said, I am fully aware of Pisces’ […]

Valentine’s Day Horoscopes

posted by Karen A. Kay

Happy Valentine’s Day! Or at least I hope it’s happy — if it’s not, read the blog I wrote yesterday and give yourself an attitude adjustment because love is in the air this year, truly! I shared the Valentine’s Day […]

Love Is for Losers

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’ve been single on Valentine’s Day — plenty of times. But honestly, I wasn’t always such a good sport about it. There was a lot of whining and crying and angry sputtering on those heartbroken holidays … and once I […]

It’s a Wild New Moon!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Do you ever have those days when you’re so enthusiastic that you get carried away by some idea that seems brilliant … only to wake up the next day and go, “OMIGEEEE, what was I thinking?” Well, get ready for […]

Beware the Slippery Snake

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m a big-hearted Pig. In Chinese Astrology, that is. And after reading my Chinese New Year Horoscope for 2013, I know I’m in for a challenging year. We all are, in fact. We’re coming up on Chinese New Year this […]

Hearts and Stars Align for Valentine’s Day

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, Astrologer Maria DeSimone says I can expect a breathtaking adventure for Valentine’s Day this year, and I for one plan to hold her to her word. Valentine’s Day is always such a tricky holiday, isn’t it? I’ve spent this […]

Walking on Sunshine

posted by Karen A. Kay

From Mars to the Moon, the first week of February is blasting off this brand new month with several amazing Astrology events! Today, Mars is conjunct Neptune in Pisces, which is a beautiful event that doesn’t happen very often. This […]

February? It’s Fabulous!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I just finished reading the February Horoscopes for life, love and career at Tarot.com, and it’s not all chocolate kittens and rainbow roses, but it’s looking pretty sweet to me. That’s because, in my opinion, January more or less tanked. […]

Heart vs. Head: The Cosmic Lovers

posted by Karen A. Kay

Big things are happening to our love lives this weekend! Yes, I’m talking about YOU! It doesn’t matter if you’re single or in a relationship, there’s a cosmic shift when it comes to love and it all starts this Friday, […]

Pig Out! It’s Almost Chinese New Year

posted by Karen A. Kay

Chinese New Year is based on the lunar cycle, so the dates are always a little different. This year (2013), Chinese New Year begins on February 10, the same day of the New Moon in Aquarius, and it will end […]

Say Anything! It’s a Full Moon in Leo

posted by Karen A. Kay

Calling all drama queens! There’s a Full Moon in Leo tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 26), and it’s just your style. A Full Moon in this dramatic, glamorous and attention-getting sign always means SOMETHING IS GOING TO HAPPEN. I’m not sure what […]

A Stellar Week for Astrology

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, I must say it’s going to be a great week — how can it not when so many of us have the day off from work to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr! But it actually gets even better than […]

New Moon, New You

posted by Karen A. Kay

Most of us made our New Year resolutions a couple of weeks ago, but I decided to wait. Why? Because I was holding out for the New Moon in Capricorn on Jan. 11, 2013. New Moon’s are always about new […]

Make the Most of 2013

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m so excited for 2013! I didn’t have a bad 2012, personally, but I know a lot of people who are looking forward to putting it in the past. And as for me, a speedy Gemini, well, I embrace change, […]

2013: Get the Big Picture

posted by Karen A. Kay

As we fast approach 2013, it’s one thing to read the 2013 Horoscopes for your sign, but quite another to get personal predictions for the year ahead based on your very own unique birth chart. It’s amazing to be able […]

Winter Love Horoscopes: They’re Hot!

posted by Karen A. Kay

For those of you who read my blog regularly, it’s pretty obvious I’m in love with love. I figured out a long time ago that love is the most important thing in the world, and if you’re lucky enough to […]

2013 Horoscopes: More Change Is Coming!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Everyone’s talking about 2012 — especially as the epic date of December 21, 2012 grows near. But I’m moving on with my life. The world’s not going to end and frankly I’m getting a little weary of the pointless speculation […]

Party Hardy! It’s a New Moon in Sagittarius!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m not quite sure how the major cosmic events of the next few days will shake out, but I do know one thing: It’s time to throw a party! Tomorrow’s New Moon in Sagittarius on December 13, 2012 is a […]

Slacking with the Sagittarius Sun

posted by Karen A. Kay

It’s always difficult to buckle down and work during the holiday sesason, and this year will be no different — especially with the antsy Sagittarius Sun overhead until December 21, 2012. And hey, that’s when the world ends, right? So […]

Love Blows Hot ‘n Cold

posted by Karen A. Kay

I can remember a number of years back when I was dating this wishy-washy guy who would be super into me one minute, and then push me away the next. It was around the time that Katy Perry “Hot ‘n […]

December Is White Hot!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Ok, the bad news is that I didn’t win the Powerball lottery, in spite of the fact that I used my Numerology lucky numbers. Perhaps Numerology shouldn’t be used for monetary gain? Hmph. But the good news is, the December […]

Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Gemini

posted by Karen A. Kay

HOLLAH! Today’s noisy Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Gemini is calling my name, and it’s telling me to stop chattering, be quiet and sit still so I can hear my own inner voice. You should listen up, too, because it’s […]

Sharpen Your Verbal Daggers

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, it seems everyone around me is lashing their tongue swords today, and as I reported yesterday I know this is because of Mercury moving into scathing Scorpio. I’m doing it myself, too. I’ve said a few bitchy things today, […]

Mercury Madness on Election Day

posted by Karen A. Kay

It’s Election Day in the U.S., and fortunately I voted early so I won’t be dealing with the massive miscommunication taking place at polling stations thanks to Mercury Retrograde. I just heard that some people in Ohio and Florida are […]

Reach for the Stars this October!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Here comes Rocktober! I love this month — the gorgeous colors of the changing leaves, so much pumpkin pie and my favorite holiday, Halloween. And astrologically speaking, this is the month of the lovely Sun in Libra, when everyone just […]

Get the Scoop on the Full Moon in Aries

posted by Karen A. Kay

Are you ready for tomorrow’s Full Moon in Aries? We’ve been hearing a lot about it, and I’ve been steeling up for the radical changes it’s expected to bring. By that, I mean storing up on ice cream, frozen pizzas […]

It’s a Super-Charged Full Moon in Aries

posted by Karen A. Kay

Well, no sooner did the Fall Love Horoscopes predict tension in relationships than I had a fight with my boyfriend. We rarely fight, but when we do it’s about the same thing: His inability to read my mind. It wasn’t […]

Fall in Love

posted by Karen A. Kay

Oh boy. The Fall Love Horoscopes are in, and I’m not sure I like what I see. It appears there’s going to be a lot of tension for everyone to work through in romance and relationships. Gee, when isn’t there? […]

Lovin’ that Pisces Moon!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m so excited this morning! It’s Friday, there’s a very loving Full Moon in Pisces — not to mention it’s also a Blue Moon — it’s a three-day holiday weekend, and I have a date with my man tonight! Romance […]

In Love with August

posted by Karen A. Kay

My boyfriend made a kissy noise when he hung up the phone with me last night. Seriously. I was shocked — but in a pleasant way. He’s pretty reserved, and he’s certainly never done that before. It was, like, MWAH! […]

August Horoscopes: Taste the Rainbow

posted by Karen A. Kay

We’ve still got a couple of days left in July, but I’m already eager about August. August is when summer really starts to get good, and this year is no different.  I just read the August Horoscopes at Tarot.com and […]

New Moon in Cancer

posted by Karen A. Kay

I love new things. New friends, new adventures, new shoes and New Moons! Tonight’s New Moon in Cancer (9:24 p.m. PT / 12:24 a.m. ET) begins a new lunar cycle, so it’s time once again to spend a little bit […]

Lovers, Dream Big This Weekend!

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m pretty excited about camping in my boyfriend’s Volkswagen Westfalia pop-top camper van this weekend! I’m even more excited that the Weekend Love Horoscope is all about going with the flow, because it’s hard to camp in a van and […]

Summer of Love! Or is it?

posted by Karen A. Kay

Now that it’s officially summer, it’s time to make some plans! The question is will those plans include romance? There is a lot of planetary action that needs monitoring this summer, and it’s going to make our love lives exciting […]

Get Ready for Another New Moon in Gemini!

posted by Karen A. Kay

Here we go again! It’s the second New Moon in Gemini within a month’s time, and that means we need to prepare to be overstimulated once again. The last Gemini New Moon on May 20 was also a Solar Eclipse, […]

Weekend Love Horoscope: Hearts Beat Fast

posted by Karen A. Kay

I can’t believe another weekend is almost here already! Life sure speeds up while the Sun is in Gemini, doesn’t it? But I’m happy to report this weekend’s lovecast is once again as hot as the weather. This makes two […]

Jump Into June! (And Wear a Helmet)

posted by Karen A. Kay

June is always my favorite month — it’s when the roses start blooming here in Portland, Ore., the weather starts to warm, people pick up on that fun, flirty Sun-in-Gemini energy, and then of course it’s also my birthday month. […]

Venus Retrograde: Love In Reverse

posted by Karen A. Kay

I’m on high love alert! Venus is going retrograde in the spastic sign of Gemini on Tuesday, May 15, and frankly I’m offended. Just when my love life is finally going good, here comes the planet of backward romance and […]

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Solar Eclipse: On to Brighter Days!
Rejoice! We made it through the "Blood Moon" Lunar Eclipse and the Cardinal Grand Cross, which means the hardest part of 2014 is over. And now, get ready for this: The New Moon Solar Eclipse in practical, peaceful Taurus on April 29, 2014, will usher in brighter days. This Solar Eclipse urges

posted 12:01:02pm Apr. 28, 2014 | read full post »

Brace Yourself for April's Cardinal Grand Cross
Here we go again! Today, April 21, 2014, marks the fifth exact Uranus-Pluto square in a series of seven stressful squares taking place from 2012-2015. But this time there's more! This particular Uranus-Pluto square is part of a Cardinal Grand Cross, which is something you may be hearing a lot abo

posted 12:01:57pm Apr. 20, 2014 | read full post »

Healing Begins with Pluto Retrograde
Pluto is such a misunderstood planet. I can remember growing up in the era of "Mork & Mindy," and I would get very confused whenever I heard Mork say "Don't ever go to Pluto, it's a Mickey Mouse planet." Huh? What? But I get it now. Pluto IS a Mickey Mouse planet, in that some people don't ta

posted 12:01:35pm Apr. 14, 2014 | read full post »

Think Fast: Mercury in Aries
Watch your mouths today, friends! Communication planet Mercury is heading into fiery Aries from April 7-23, 2014, and it's quite possible that we'll be thinking and speaking so fast during this time that we'll make a few flubs. Mercury in Aries is an impulsive transit that is great for opening th

posted 12:01:47pm Apr. 07, 2014 | read full post »

A New Zodiac Cycle Begins!
Happy Astrological New Year! The Sun moved into aries on March 20, signaling the arrival of spring and a new cycle of the zodiac. In other words, life officially begins again! Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, so Astrological New Year marks the start of a new life cycle. You should be feelin

posted 12:54:11am Mar. 24, 2014 | read full post »

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