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Age of Aquarius or Christmas Star? No!

Happy Winter Solstice!

What is the Jupiter-Saturn Conjunction? Dawning of a new age? Rare miracle? Unlikely.  Theories about astrological ages and the Star of Bethlehem vary widely, and are mostly based on personal belief. Then what is it?? Astronomers have tracked Jupiter and Saturn for millennia. The planets “come together” about every 20 years. These conjunctions often coincide with …

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News of the Worlds… Mars and the Moon square Pluto this week

As Mars and Pluto move toward a square (90º) aspect — a relationship of struggle between some pretty fiery/deeply powerful forces — two headlines stand out: the emergence of a new and more contagious form of Covid-19 in England (Pluto sometimes associated with pandemics and inner, buried forces); and the eruption of Mt. Kilauea in …

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“Epic Breakdown” in Iowa? It must be Mercury Retrograde time!

What happens when the Iowa Caucuses are held two weeks before Mercury stations retrograde*? The risk of system failures rises precipitously. Like the one that happened last night, in what news outlets like the Washington Post are describing as a “technical snag” that resulted in a social media “cesspool of toxic Iowa conspiracy theories.” Tech …

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