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.

6 Dec 2023

Will Shortz has been the crossword editor at New York Times for 30 years. He is the most celebrated puzzle maker in the world. When he was in middle school, he turned in an essay on becoming an adult where he said his goal was to become a “professional puzzle maker”. The teacher thought he […]

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16 Mar 2022

In this post, I want to look at the horoscope of some actors to see how their vocation showed up in the horoscope. I am only choosing actors whose birth dates are know to be highly accurate (rated A or AA by Astrodatabank) so we can do a reliable analysis of the full horoscope, including […]

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18 Jan 2022

In a previous post, I had described how you can start analyzing a horoscope by homing in on the Sun-Moon-Ascendant trio, which are the primary building blocks of the personality. The next thing you want to is look for the hard aspects (squares and oppositions) of the outer planets Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto to the […]

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15 Feb 2021

In a previous post, I laid out brief personality sketches of some public figures to show how they manifested some of the qualities of Aries, Taurus, Gemini, and Cancer via the energies of Mercury, Venus, and Mars. Here, I will do a similar take for these planets in the next group of signs, Leo through […]

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4 Feb 2021

Leo is the fixed fire sign. Its symbol is the lion, and its horoscope glyph is the lion’s mane and spine. Like the other fire signs, Leo is animated by the life spirit. It loves life, and wants to revel in it. Which makes it playful and warm, with a radiant energy that brings good cheer wherever it goes. It […]

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2 Feb 2021

While the Sun and Moon are foundational to the personality, influencing the life direction and general attitude, the planets Mercury, Venus, and Mars are responsible for much of the color and diversity we exhibit in various personal and professional pursuits. I have here a few personality sketches to illustrate the placement of Mercury, Venus, or […]

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