Beneath the Guns and Politics, Gender Rage

Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: In the wake of the shootings in Tucson nearly one week ago, the focus of the discussion is on the political causes and implications of the incident. There are many, though what’s also clear is that there are issues below the issue, such as the deep frustration, rage … Read more

History, Turning on a Phrase

Published Oct. 8, 2010 | Link to original “We don’t want freedom. We don’t want justice. We just want someone to love.” — David Byrne / Talking Heads Dear Friend and Reader: Yesterday’s Libra New Moon quietly marked a threshold in world history, if you use astrology as a way of keeping track. We know … Read more

Chiron in Pisces: The Missing Piece

Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: On April 20th Chiron enters Pisces for the first time since it left in 1969. In a recent edition of Planet Waves, I described our current era as the anti-Sixties, but Chiron in Pisces is very much a true-to-Sixties factor. Think of it as being a little like … Read more

The Sibly Chart

Posted on March 10, 2010 | Link to original As promised, here is the United States Sibly Chart — the most commonly used chart for July 4, 1776. This link gives you the chart in another format; and this gives you the background on the chart, that is, how it came into being. I sum … Read more

Sun conjunct Eris: Calling home the castaway woman

Posted April 11, 2008 | Link to original Dear Friend and Reader: LAST NIGHT I was on one of my etymology hunts, this time for the word pious. (The last time it was the group of words shy, shun, eschew.) Someone actually described herself that way to me the other day, as pious, after she … Read more