Astrological Musings
February 2006 Archives

( graphic borrowed from turns retrograde on March 2, 3:30 pm EST. Because planets travel at different speeds, sometimes they appear to move backwards as we observe them from our vantage point on Earth. Astronomers call this “retrograde motion.” […]

Following shortly on the heels of her breakup with Lance Armstrong, Sheryl Crow announced that she is being treated for breast cancer. In the earlier article on the Crow/Armstrong breakup in this column we saw that Sheryl was undergoing a […]

As Saturn continues to oppose Chiron (see earlier article) conflict erupts all over the globe and my hope for expanded negotiations with Mars (aggression) entering Gemini (communication) have not come to fruition–instead, we are seeing the more negative manifestation of […]

Hillary Clinton is all over the news lately as the most recognized Presidential candidate. A recent CNN/Gallup poll shows that 39% of Democrats polled said they would vote for Clinton in 2008, as opposed to 15% for John Kerry, 13% […]

In magickal legend, the mage Hermes Trismegistus is a fusion of the Greek/Roman god of communication (Hermes/Mercury) was fused with the Egyptian god of wisdom (Thoth) who gave to Egypt not only their laws and alphabet, but also the spells […]

Please refrain from making the obvious scatalogical jokes when reading about Uranus, especially in this context! Astrologers pronounce this planet “Your-ah-nus” in order to avoid this type of thing. 🙂 The success of Brokeback Mountain is nothing less than a […]

Somehow over the weekend I missed the fact that the Sun entered Pisces on Sunday! Pisces is the most watery of the water signs, and the last of the twelve zodiac signs. Like a drop of water falling into a […]

Kurt Cobain would have been 39 on Monday, February 27 2006. I am a little old for the Nirvana scene, but I was captivated by the song “Smells Like Teen Spirit. ” This haunting song became the anthem of the […]

A reader brought to my attention a new storm on the planet Saturn and asked whether these storms have astrological implications. This new storm circles the entire planet, and is unleashing lightning bolts more than 1000 times stronger than those […]

Mars has been traveling through Taurus since July of last year – a long time for fast moving Mars and the longest time Mars has traveled through Taurus since 1974. Mars turns retrograde only once every two years or so, […]