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New Life In Ireland

Aries Collage, illustration by B.A.Vierling

I have come to Ireland to welcome wee Colette, an Aries babe born on April 3rd. She is the new child of our daughter, Danielle, who has lived in this land for over 10 years now, and her husband, Francois, a Frenchman. Their family is a microcosm of the larger … [read more]

April 8, 2008  No Comments
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Aries and the Courage To Be

Aries, illustration by B.A.Vierling

The Zodiac sign of Aries is a symbol of vitality. The Vernal Equinox launches the Sun into the tropical sign of Aries each year around March 21st through April 20th. The Sun is exalted (strong) in a sign that is characterized by verve and the tremendous push of the Day-force, … [read more]

March 26, 2008  29 Comments
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Vernal (Spring) Equinox 2008

Phoenix, illustration by B.A.Vierling

The first day of spring—Lady Day herself—arrives this year in the wee first hours of March 20th. The Vernal Equinox occurs every year when the Sun enters 0 degrees of Aries. In doing so, it passes over the celestial equator from its southerly to northerly declination. The hours of daylight … [read more]

March 17, 2008  4 Comments
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The Enigma of Pisces

Pisces, by artist B.A.Vierling

Stop a moment and think about the Pisces people that you know. How would you describe them in three to five words? Can you do it? I would love to see your lists!

Pisces is not an easy sign to describe instantaneously. It’s a bit of an enigma quite frankly. … [read more]

February 28, 2008  510 Comments
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Woo Whee, A Total Lunar Eclipse!

Moon Eclipse ChartThe next Total Lunar Eclipse is set for February 20th. Here on the West Coast it will reach exactness at 7:32 pm, while on the East Coast it will be manifest at 10:32 pm. Try to get out there and see it because there won’t be another total one until … [read more]

February 17, 2008  No Comments
Categories: Astrology, Eclipses | Tags: , , , ,

Pluto, Microsoft, and Ruthlessness

Pluto Kali, by artist B.A.Vierling

I couldn’t resist writing a quick commentary after reading The New York Times article this morning, Yahoo Officially Rejects Microsoft’s Takeover Offer. I see the article’s title has now been changed to Yahoo Bidder Wants A More Aggressive Microsoft by Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Let me quote a few phrases … [read more]

February 12, 2008  2 Comments
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Working Within the Shadow of an Eclipse

Solar EclipseWe are approaching an Annular Solar Eclipse on February 6th and 7th, depending on where you live on the planet.

In ancient times, Solar Eclipses created quite a stir amongst the people who viewed them. The Sun, gradually darkening in the sky until all was completely dark, brought a … [read more]

February 5, 2008  5 Comments
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Have You Been Watching the Moon Lately?

It’s getting bigger and brighter by the day! We’re going to experience a Full Moon this Tuesday, January 22nd. Those of us here on the West Coast won’t be able to see it unless we’re up, like a bird, at 5:36 am. East Coast people really won’t see it because … [read more]

January 20, 2008  4 Comments
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What on Earth is Astrology Good for?


“Courteous Reader, Astrology is one of the most ancient Sciences, held in high esteem of old, by the Wise and the Great. Formerly, no Prince would make War or Peace, nor any General fight in Battle, in short, no important affair was undertaken without first consulting an Astrologer.”
– Benjamin

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January 16, 2008  16 Comments
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