Mercury is dancing around the Leo/Virgo cusp as he continues his retrograde period. He dips briefly into Leo on August 31st, turns direct on September 5 at 28 Leo, and re-enters Virgo on September 9th.
Mercury in Leo ushers in a time of happy talk, fun times, and a generally lighthearted atmosphere. It’s a very creative time, with plenty of new ideas flooding in from all kinds of places. Don’t get stuck on just one topic ~ talk about anything and everything…and make it fun.
Patience prospers when words are carefully reviewed and timing is measured. There is power in the pause.
We’ve all been someplace that was super serious or somber and someone said something really funny and it changed the mood of the room. You’ve been there, right? Well, Mercury just entered Sagittarius from serious Capricorn and the universe said something funny.
It’s time to schmooze with all your adoring friends and fans. Mercury is in Leo! It’s a party of words—lighthearted banter, cheerful chatter, witty phrases, and plenty of laughter—so set the scene to be artfully engaged. Cocktail parties, tea parties, brunches, forums, and friendly tete-a-tetes are the perfect venues. Mercury in Leo loves to make … Continue reading Mercury in Leo
Mercury enters Aquarius, January 12, where he will stay until the end of the month. I can’t help but think of Nicola Tesla with Mercury in this position. Wireless light bulbs in the 1890’s? Ahead of his time, don’t you think? There’s some interesting information about Tesla’s chart at the bottom of this post. But … Continue reading Mercury Dance through Aquarius
Both Mercury and Mars are currently retrograde. Mercury in Aries and Mars in Virgo. Can these two planets in mutual reception, working together in retrograde, help us? Mercury Rx has a bad reputation. Behind that bad reputation can sometimes be a lack on our part ~ not getting ourselves up for a task. Like that … Continue reading Mercury Rx and the Paper Shredder
Mercury is a slippery fellow ~ moving backward and forward through the zodiac ~ so we need to keep our eye on him. In Pisces, he’s probably a bit…distracted. There’s so much to absorb. Naturally associated with the thinking signs of Gemini and Virgo, Mercury is awash with sensitivity and heightened perception while in the water … Continue reading Mercury in Pisces ~ Absorbing It All
More Gemini Eclipses, Universal Year 5, Retrogrades Throw away your pens and get out your pencils and erasers if you’re filling in your datebooks. As Dorothy says in the Wizard of Oz, “Things change so quickly here.” 2012 is poised to be a Mercurial year. Universal Year Energy 2012 has a universal year energy of … Continue reading 2012 ~ Mercury Takes the Helm
Mercury goes direct this evening and (hopefully) any miscommunications you’ve been experiencing recently will come to an end. Here’s a video featuring the Little Rascals’ Spanky that cracks me up and sort of explains the Merc Rx phenomenon. Enjoy! .
I’ve been a little MIA (missing in action) recently. I guess MIG (missing in garden) would be a more accurate description. I’ve reconnected with the dirt and it feels fabulous. It’s a great improvement outside, too. But the Moon is in Aquarius today and Mercury is Retrograde, so what better time to redownload some computer … Continue reading Moon in Aquarius and Mercury Retrograde: A Good Time to Download Computer Programs?
The Moon enters Aquarius at 6:41am EDT, July 27 and is full at 4:21pm. Those of you with Sun, Moon, or Ascendant in the first few degrees of Aquarius may have already started feeling some jittery vibes. The Sun is opposing and the Moon is moving towards those spots in your chart and Aquarius has … Continue reading Full Moon Lunar Eclipse in Aquarius
Hail, summer! Hail, Moon-ruled Cancer, the Crab, placed in the heavens for her bravery by the goddess Hera. Yes. The tender-hearted, timid, little creature is very brave behind her protective armor. She had courage enough to face Hercules and courage enough to become the zodiacal symbol for mother, family, and home. Today (June 21, 2018), … Continue reading Summer Solstice 2018
When I first sat down to write this post, I wanted to ask you how you could benefit through the last ten days of this zodiacal year ~ the year that runs from Aries through Pisces. And it IS a good question. But then my mind started drifting. It’s Pisces time, after all. Why focus? … Continue reading Mixing Astrology with Tarot ~ The 10 of Cups and the Last Days of Pisces
Moon Sign: Cancer Numerology: 5 Day Phase: Gibbous Moon in Cancer is a natural born homebody, but there’s also an urge to get out and about today (♋ 5). If there’s such a thing as an extroverted hermit, today’s vibe would fit them well. There’s a bit of wanderlust in the astro mix today with trines … Continue reading #5 Day, Moon in Cancer
2018 is here and we’re all playing the role of Goldilocks as we adjust to the new vibes. Some feel too much, others too little, and some are just right. The biggest energy shift for me is always the change of energy that comes with my Personal Year number. 2017 was a #1 year and … Continue reading What’s Shaking Your Vibes?
The Moon enters Gemini on the 2nd and reaches fullness on Sunday, Dec. 3rd. This won’t be the happiest of Full Moons, but we can try and make the most of it anyway.