Connecting the Dots By Moonlight

Dear Friend and Reader: We’re building toward a Full Moon this Sunday, with the Moon in Virgo single-handedly opposing a whole school of fishy planets in Pisces (and that’s not all). If you feel like you’re trying to swim upstream; or like you’re caught in a whirlpool; or maybe like every time you turn around, … Read more

Venus Retrograde in Aries: Waking Life

“The dreamer is banished to obscurity. Well, I’m trying to change all that, and I hope you are too. By dreaming, every day. Dreaming with our hands and dreaming with our minds. Our planet is facing the greatest problems it’s ever faced, ever. So whatever you do, don’t be bored; this is absolutely the most … Read more

Indivisible: The Relationship Within

Dear Friend and Reader: There’s a question going around: how do we convey the social unrest in our nascent era of protest into a sustained movement? Both the United States and the world have a lot of problems that need addressing — and it would seem the powers that be are not so interested. It’s … Read more

Better Than People Even Understand

Dear Friend and Reader: Wow, it’ll be a month tomorrow. It feels like it’s been years. Yes, I thought all of this would happen — in the first three months, not the first three weeks. It’s not easy keeping up with the news, there’s just so much of it. I just clicked on C-Span to … Read more

What Do We Do About These Flesh-Eating Zombies?

Dear Friend and Reader: What exactly are we supposed to do? That’s the question. It’s a little like The Onion’s fictional lady, Christine Pearson of Topeka, who baked an American flag cake after 9/11, just so she could do anything at all. “I had to do something to force myself away from the TV,” said Pearson, 33, carefully laying … Read more