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September 2018 Forecast: It’s Virgo Time

“I have an affection for those transitional seasons, the way they take the edge off the intense cold of winter, or heat of summer.” ― Whitney Otto, How to Make an American Quilt The atmosphere has changed and the smell of fall is in the air. Evening air is crisp and night comes earlier. Back to School […]

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August 2018 Forecast: Leo Sun, Summer Fun

As August dawns, the Leo Sun is in his element. Leo is associated with royalty. And the Sun, King of the solar system looks on as his court of planets endlessly revolves around him. It’s the Sun’s gravity that pulls the solar system together and his heat and light that make life possible. During the […]

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Both Economists and Astrologers see 2020 downturn ahead

It’s eerie to see how events develop true to the symbolism of unfolding astrological transits. My antennae went up when I saw the passage of the massive Tax Cuts and Jobs Act go through exactly as Saturn stepped into Capricorn this past December. That such a bill could pass was an indication of the clout […]

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Capricorn New Moon: Now is a good time.

Seattle based business astrologer, Madeline Gerwick warns her clients if they are planning to start a new business or launch a new product, do it by the end of February. Why? Because 2018 will be a bumpy year with lots of cross-currents. Not to mention retrograde personal planets for the better part of the year. […]

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2018 Comes in with a Bang

Happy New Year and welcome to 2018. The new year starts out with a bang. Two astrological events signal that we’re ready for a fresh start, although astrologically I’d argue that the New Year began when Saturn set foot into Capricorn at the Winter Solstice. Because that event represents a sharp break from the prevailing […]

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Cool Winter Solstice Trivia

You probably know the winter solstice marks the time the Sun reaches its most southerly point in its apparent path around the Sun marking the beginning of astronomical (and astrological) winter. And if, on that day, you were standing at the Tropic of Capricorn, 23.5° south of the equator, and looked up at noon, the […]

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