How to learn on this blog

You are here because you want to learn astrology. On this blog, there is a large and growing number of posts on many topics in astrology, aimed at different levels of learning requiring varying amounts of background information. Where exactly to start your learning, and how to acquire a cohesive and meaningful repertoire of knowledge? This special post will show you how.

Horoscopes

There are two essential tools you need to analyze horoscopes. One is the ephemeris, and the other is a horoscope charting program. This post tells you how and where to get them.

24 Jun 2022

Background A client makes an appointment for a consultation. Their question: what’s in store for me next year? We need to find a story that can be woven for the coming year out of the astrological symbols that populate the annual landscape. But first, we need to get a good grasp of the general background […]

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29 Mar 2022

I was recently listening to a podcast by Kara Swisher, whose guest on that episode was the actor Andrew Garfield. I knew of Garfield from the movie “The Social Network” in which he played Eduardo Saverin, a co-founder with Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, and the conscience of the fledgling enterprise. I had come across other […]

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21 Oct 2021

In an earlier post, I described how to reconcile events with transits, focusing on conjunctions of the transiting planets Jupiter through Pluto to the natal planets and angles. Saturn’s orbital period is roughly 29 years, which means it does a full transit circle around the horoscope in 29 years, almost everyone (those who live to […]

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19 Mar 2021

The Sun and Moon are the life-giving and life-sustaining luminaries, and their sign positions are the most important factors in a horoscope. The blending of their signs results in a very particular and distinct expression, that sets an individual on a different path than someone else with a different Sun-Moon blend. For instance, Aquarius believes […]

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15 Mar 2021

In two previous posts, I laid out brief personality sketches of some public figures to show how they manifested the energies of Mercury, Venus, and Mars in Aries through Cancer and Leo through Scorpio. In this post let’s do a quick tour of these planets in the signs of Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, or Pisces. Of […]

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22 Feb 2021

Aquarius is the fixed air sign. The symbol for Aquarius is the water bearer. Its horoscope glyph depicts waves of water or electricity. The water in the water bearer symbols actually repesents ideas flowing like water. Aquarius is an air sign, and like Gemini it also deals with ideas and thoughts. But unlike Gemini, the Aquarian ideas have a larger […]

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