Venus stations direct, Mars comes into focus

Dear Friend and Reader: The December monthly horoscope will be ready one week from now, right after the Sun has ingressed Sagittarius. Today, I’m here to share my closing thoughts on Venus retrograde. This week, Venus stations direct in Libra, ending a six-week retrograde that has carried Venus back from mid-Scorpio, past conjunctions with many … Read more

Chiron Files: Erotic Health and Venus Retrograde

The Chiron Files is a short monthly essay on health and astrology. It’s not intended as medical or psychological advice — just some ideas to consider. — efc Dear Planet Waves Reader: Venus is retrograde and the Sun is in Scorpio. We’ve just experienced a New Moon in that sign, conjunct Vesta. In traditional astrology, this is … Read more

Planet Waves Inner Space Horoscope – November 2010

Dear Planet Waves Reader: November is under the influence of Venus retrograde, which is happening between Scorpio and Libra (in fact Venus is about to re-enter Libra). This month includes many other Scorpio placements as we approach the annual New Moon in the 8th sign this weekend. Venus retrograde seems designed to have an emotionally … Read more

Scorpio Time: Erotic Enlightenment

Dear Friend and Reader: Scorpio time is when the veil between the worlds is thinnest. In many cultures, this time of year is host to Days of the Dead, where the living honor their ancestors, making food for them and lighting the way back home with candles. This is a great tradition, honoring our predecessors, … Read more

But Is It Food? Ceres Conjunct Pluto in Capricorn

Dear Planet Waves Reader: The first four discovered asteroids all changed signs recently, and are making interesting moves in their new homes. Ceres, the first discovered asteroid, is newly arrived in Capricorn, after a long retrograde that took her back over the Galactic Center in Sagittarius. She’s returned to Capricorn and on Tuesday is making … Read more