Mercury retrograde • May 29 – June 22, 2021

What is Mercury retrograde? I think Mercury retrograde is probably the number one “gateway” event that pulls people into the realness of astrology beyond the horoscopes. I have not done a formal survey on this. But it’s one of the easiest astrological events to witness in real-time. For one thing, its influence on everyday things […]

Mercury retrograde • January 30 – February 20, 2021

2021 Mercury retrograde in Aquarius The sign Aquarius has been in the news lately. Aquarius was the setting of December 2020’s Great Conjunction, with Saturn and Jupiter continuing their journey through this progressive and humanitarian sign. (–>Saturn in Aquarius) Mercury transiting the sign attunes the flow of information to this experimental, scientific, objective way of […]

Mercury retrograde * October 13 – November 3, 2020

What is Mercury retrograde? I think Mercury retrograde is probably the number one “gateway” event that pulls people into the realness of astrology beyond the horoscopes. I have not done a formal survey on this. But it’s one of the easiest astrological events to witness in real-time. For one thing, its influence on everyday things […]

Mercury retrograde special report: February 16 – March 9, 2020

  Mercury retrogrades are not all the same If you have been watching the skies for a while, you might notice that some Mercury retrograde times go by largely unnoticed. Others are like a stinking pile of retro-mess from beginning to end. Why is that? The answer is simple if you have some skywatching basics […]

Mercury and Mars retrograde, 2018: Here’s how it winds down

Look up in the sky. What do you see? Not much of a Moon these days… because just a few days ago the Moon was new – a Solar Eclipse in Leo, to be exact. You might see Mars extra bright in the night sky as we pass by in our orbit, making Mars appear […]

Mercury retrograde, Mars retrograde, Eclipses, oh my! 2018

This is temporary This is temporary This is temporary Some time ago, I attended a meditation course where the main technique consisted of sitting still with eyes closed, carefully witnessing the sensations that arose, and keeping in mind that it’s all temporary. Good sensations, bad sensations. What they all have in common is that they […]