Chart Key

Above is an excellent chart key for reading the symbols and glyphs we put up in every chart.  It is from Winstar Express, the most inexpensive astrology product out there at $59.00 from Matrix Astrology.  I have used it for about 3 years now and it has helped me immensely -- the help section is … Continue reading Chart Key


The Venus,Sun Conjunction, Today

At 5:17 AM this morning, March 25,  Venus passed between the Earth and the Sun ( inferior conjunction) at 4 Aries 57.  Venus is invisible and has been for several days because it is hidden in the Sun's rays, but in about 7 days,March 31,  it will become visible again;this re-appearance will be a "heliacal … Continue reading The Venus,Sun Conjunction, Today

Spring Equinox, March 20, 2017

                                                                Spring 2017 has Sprung Each spring on March 20 or 21 the Sun moves (ingresses) into the sign Aries, this is the Vernal Equinox.  The above wheel is the chart for this event set at Washington, D.C.   Vernal Equinox charts set for the capitals of countries are a valuable tools that have been … Continue reading Spring Equinox, March 20, 2017

The Case for Rachel Maddow as Cancer Rising

Notes on Rachel Anne Maddow: Her parents are Robert Maddow, born May 1943, who is a former U.S. Air Force captain, and retired attorney, and Canadian Elaine Gosse Maddow, a school program administrator. The Maddow great-great-grandfather came here with four young sons from Poltava, Ukraine/Poland and were originally Medwedof. His son married a woman of Dutch … Continue reading The Case for Rachel Maddow as Cancer Rising

America’s Collective Karma & Trump

The current issue of The Mountain Astrologer (TMA)  has two articles that I am particularly interested in: "The 2016 Election, A Vedic Postmortem", and "An Astronomical View of Venus Retrograde", in this brief essay I want to explore the former topic. I and most of us Americans were profoundly astonished on November 8 as we … Continue reading America’s Collective Karma & Trump

This week in Philly: March 15, 2017

Sunday March 12, 2017 Mars Opposition Transiting Apollon 7:57 am EDT Mercury square Saturn 8:09AM EDT Full Moon 10:53AM EDT at 22°Vir13' Mercury square Cupido 10:08PM EDT Pallas enters sidereal Pisces 10:35PM EDT Monday March 13, 2017 Mercury contra-parallel Chiron 3:35AM EDT, Mercury sextile Admetos 5:26AM EDT, Mercury trine Vulcanus 5:49AM EDT Mars sextile south … Continue reading This week in Philly: March 15, 2017

#545 The tale of Henri Landru, a modern day Bluebeard

The Fairy Tale: "Bluebeard" (French: Barbe Bleue) is a French folktale, it's origin is unknown. The most famous version of Bluebeard was written by Charles Perrault and first published by Barbin Press of n 1697 in "Histoires ou contes du temps passé." You can read the 1895 version  here on Gutenberg. The French fairy tales … Continue reading #545 The tale of Henri Landru, a modern day Bluebeard

Venus as Inanna & the Cosmic Pentagram

Venus, Stage 1 The planet Venus and its cycles were closely observed and honored by many ancient civilizations and shamanic cultures like the Celtic at New Grange Ireland, the remains of the Sumerians, the Babylonians and Solomon's temple in Jerusalem; best known is the Mayan calculation. The ancients were attracted to Venus because one it was … Continue reading Venus as Inanna & the Cosmic Pentagram

The week of March 7, 2017 : Vesta goes Direct

At 4:32 EST, Vesta, an asteroid the second largest asteroid after Ceres, see our previous post,  goes direct.(The shot above is from the Dawn Mission in 2011.)  Minor stuff usually but it comes on the heels of Venus, to whom the vestal virgins, and of which the asteroid is named, going retrograde.  Vesta is in … Continue reading The week of March 7, 2017 : Vesta goes Direct

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin – Jesuit

 Biograph: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was born on May 1st, 1881 to Emmanuel and Berthe-Adele Teilhard de Chardin. His mother was the great-grandniece of Francois-Marie Arouet, more popularly known asthe French auteur-philosophe Voltaire. He was the fourth of the couple's eleven children and was born at the family estate of Sarcenat near the twin cities … Continue reading Pierre Teilhard de Chardin – Jesuit