The 27 Aquarius Solar Eclipse

We talked some (in the site's newsletter last month) about the lunar eclipse at the end of this month. But here, we want to bring up some ideas about the following solar eclipse in 27 Aquarius on February 15th... not that they're really separate. There's a conspiracy...

2017 Ingress Midpoints

While you would find greatly extended coverage of midpoints from the Capricorn Ingress 2017 chart in the January issue of "Tools of the Trade," here are a few ideas. If these midpoints are applying to radix or directed patterns and points in your chart, you'll want to...

Sums WITHOUT Math!

Some of you had never heard of using Sums. Some of you screamed--and loudly!-- about "more math." One of the reasons you learn to use a 90* dial is that you can do a lot of techniques WITHOUT math. You just "spin the dial." I'm going to show you a really easy way to...

Sums or Midpoints: early November 2017

We astrologers are a strange bunch. We each find our own way of viewing or interpreting things. In line with this, I thought I'd offer you something that's maybe different to consider: a comparison of SUMS and MIDPOINTS. The following are based on positions for the...

Early Septmber Midpoints

Just to give you some things to consider as we head into the first weeks of September. These calculations are for postions on the Full Moon, Sept. 6, 2017. Certainly include dial axis points in your assessment: 1. Aries/Hopi = 07 Cancer 12: The Aries Point indicates,...

A Dragon’s Eating the Sun!

Ancient people thought of eclipses as frightening because they thought it meant that a dragon was eating the sun. They then would bang on drums, shout and do all they could to make noise to try to scare the dragon away. While we know there's no such dragon, eclipses...

Eros-Hades & More: late May into June

These interactions can be part of your experience now; check your chart!More can be said about these, but hopefully this gets you thinkin' about Asteroids! x = angular conjunction; \ = parans opposition 1. Amor x Atlantis: There can be times when you need to maintain...

April 2017 Patterns & Grieve

Maybe some of these are salient in your chart this month: (Where x stands for an angular conjunction and \ indicates a parans opposition:) 1. Kassandra x Kron: "I don't know if I believe what the expert, official or celebrity says..." 2. Kassandra x Kron\Daedalus, Rx:...

Invasion of Privacy

I talk so much about using "angular" factors (planets, TNPs and asteroids) to delineate astrology return charts. Here's an example. Imagine an angle in 13 Cancer; the opposite angle would, of course, be in 13 Capricorn. "Angular" (within ten degrees, either side) of...