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Thursday, November 26, 2015

November 27, 2015 Weekend Ricksterscope

5R’s – Incredible to 1R – Awful

The weekend begins with the Moon transiting the sign of the twin, Gemini. Transiting Saturn remains in very close square to transiting Neptune (was exact on Thursday). The Moon moves into family-oriented Cancer late Friday morning. Home and family are the focus then, and our emotions are deepened. The Sun (in adventuresome Sagittarius) conjoins strict hard-working Saturn (also in Sagittarius) late Sunday afternoon. The Sun then squares dreamy Neptune (in Pisces) early Sunday evening. Our dreams and wishes may run headlong into reality, and it could feel a bit like being on the Titanic. Try to go with the flow. The Moon moves into dramatic Leo late Sunday night as well. Our response to the previously mentioned aspects could be dramatic.

Aries –  You may need to make a couple of calls before settling in on Friday. Work from home if you can. As a matter of fact, you may want to stay close to home the entire weekend. Have others over to your place. It’s not usually your MO, but why not have a pleasant laid-back weekend with others. A pleasant time with the possibility of a sexual encounter awaits. Your leadership abilities will be on display nevertheless. Let off some steam on Sunday morning. A behind the scenes matter could be confusing. It will likely be an important development, and might involve foreign matters, legal issues, or long distance travel. Try to keep an open mind. Next week: Your creative (and sexual) energies are stimulated.  RRRR

Taurus – Pay a bill or two on Friday  morning. Later, have a chat with friends and neighbors. Speak your mind. You are likely concerned with serious matters on Friday. Your eye is sharp, and you’ll be able to find missing pieces of the puzzle. Smooth out any difficulties with loved ones on Saturday. Whatever you do, don’t be alone. Have a talk with someone you trust about your deepest emotions on Sunday afternoon. It’s good to let these emotions out from time to time even though you are usually more reserved. Some long hidden or nebulous matter concerning a friend may come to light by Sunday. Mosey on home early. Next week: Intensity and a massive push on the career and professional reputation front.  RRRRR

Gemini – Go for what you want quickly on Friday morning. After that, it could be too late. You seriously need to deal with your finances this weekend. When was the last time you balanced your checkbook? Better check it out now. Seek practical answers and avoid a risk on Friday. Pay attention to details. Seek increased mental and verbal stimulation through your friends and associates on Saturday. Enjoy some light-hearted repartee. You may need to let go of something on Sunday. Work and career concerns are both very serious and somewhat vague this weekend, and especially on Sunday. Matters concerning an older relative or loved one could become critical. Next week: You’ll likely emerge from a crisis considerable stronger. RRR

Cancer – Sleep in late on Friday morning if you can. Your ruling planet, the Moon, shines down on you by noon. Go for what you want then and smile. Don’t sweep any real problems under the carpet on Friday. Nevertheless, pleasant and light-hearted interactions occur. You have great attention to detail and a critical eye on Saturday, but guard against negative thinking or moodiness. You’ll make discoveries and encounter new people on Sunday. The energy is exciting. You could get lucky as lady luck smiles upon you. However, you may need to deal with a critical one on one relationship matter. Next week: Financial issues require your attention.  RRRRR

Leo – Your friends are important to you on Friday morning. Make a desired goal happen. You might want to shake things up a bit. You could be nowhere to be found the remainder of the weekend till Sunday evening. You show up on the scene with a big smile which is bound to elicit curiosity. Others wonder where you’ve been and what you’ve been up to. We won’t tell if you don’t.  Go for what you desire and watch what happens. You project warmth and concern for others. Your physical vitality is stimulated and you can accomplish quite a bit. New opportunities to be personally effective open up as a result. Be willing to try new things. Next week: Look for common ground with others. RRRR  

Virgo – You’re in charge on Friday morning. You’ll be able to resolve some complex problems with your attention to detail. You’ll get done what you need to, and then having good times with friends will be your focus for much of the remainder of the weekend. You may experience some extreme emotionalism on Saturday. Don’t obsess on a thought that you may not like. It’s probably not as serious as you think. Mentally flogging a problem to death will not solve it. Keep your cool as the unexpected happens. Pressure builds, and on Sunday home and family and partnership issues collide. A secret may come to light causing confusion and changes. Next week: You and a partner may not be on the same wavelength.  RRR

Libra – Take a look at the big picture on Friday morning. Your clarity is probably a bit better than others now, but not by much. Take the lead the remainder of the weekend as you are in charge and a force to be reckoned with. You might want to communicate something very important to a loved one on Friday. You’ll enjoy the company of others on Saturday. You’ll also be working to make profound changes and to build a foundation that will last. Have a good time with friends on Sunday evening. You might run into a delay or two, but your mental agility will help you to hop over any obstacles. Be careful with health and work issues. Next week: Your mental perspicacity is impressive, and friends notice. RRRR

Scorpio – Spend some time with someone special on Friday morning. You love this type of close intimacy. Your powers of persuasion are quite present, and you experience emotional richness in your communications with others. New adventures await the remainder of the weekend. A short out of town trip might be fun. But, be careful if you’re on a scuba diving adventure. Your good mood is infectious, so celebrate. You could get lucky. Creative changes head your way on Sunday, and you’re excited about them. However, a creative project may turn out to be more expensive than you thought. Next week: Challenge the status quo. RRRR

Sagittarius – Defer to others this weekend. One on one relating takes up much of your time till Sunday evening. Your mind is clear, and you can communicate your purposes and other issues to others. The unexpected happens late in the afternoon on Friday. You have great confidence in your views, and your energy level is high on Saturday. You do not mince your words with flowery speech. Stand up for yourself and don’t be so willing to compromise. There could be an adventure or two on Sunday night as you have a pleasant feeling of restlessness. A difficult home or family issue could come to a head by Sunday. Hang in there. Next week: Your physical vitality is impressive.  RRR

Capricorn – Finish up some work you have to do on Friday morning. It’s a good time for mental work, and you plan effectively. Others require your attention the remainder of the weekend. Your popularity is definitely on the rise. You are feeling more light-hearted and sociable these days. You’re also able to make others feel good, so it’s a good time for love relationships. You might encounter a new love interest if single. And, you could also make some good investments. Larger issues in life capture your attention on Saturday, and you might think about traveling. You’ll seek good times and pleasurable activities on Sunday, and you’ll likely be quite indulgent. Next week: You have a good grasp of how various situations affect you.  RRRRR

Aquarius – You might have a flirtation or some creative ideas on Friday morning. Later, you’ll have work to do. It seems that your to do list is what gets the attention this weekend, although you might get an invitation for Sunday evening. You may be feeling intellectually competitive and argumentative on Friday. Are you spoiling for a fight? You have an independent and rebellious spirit. The astrological atmosphere changes on Saturday, and a kind word restores the peace. Petty issues are suddenly uninteresting. You’ll be full of energy and feel very alive on Sunday. Perhaps it’s a good day to go to the gym. You’ll make interesting new discoveries about your routine, and you’ll make exciting new encounters with others. Your life has an exciting quality about it now. Next week: You’ll discover the depths of your soul and achieve an inner dignity as a result. RRRR

Pisces -- You’re happy at home on Friday morning. Later, however, the fun and games begin. Your creativity is highlighted, and romance may be on the menu as well. You are quite the sweet talker on Friday. You’re in tune with your feelings. Your taste for beauty is aroused on Saturday. Let someone know that you care about him or her. Your emotions color your communications with others on Sunday, and your moods change rapidly. Reality may confront some of your more idealistic dreams and fantasies. Call it an early evening on Sunday as you’ll need the rest. Next week: Your libido is turned up to very high. RRRR

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Thanksgiving Day Ricksterscope

5R’s – Incredible to 1R – Awful

Aries – Communication flourishes on Thanksgiving Day. You’re mentally alert and able to get things done. Watch out for the unexpected around noon. On the other hand, you might like the excitement and the disruption. Nevertheless, your day is full of love and affection.  RRRRR

Taurus – We realize that holidays can be stressful, but you might want to go easy on the (alcoholic) beverages, or you might be slurring your words before mid-afternoon. Those of you who do not drink, might prefer your peaceful daydreams to the holiday festivities. Whatever you do, however, you will have fun.  RRRR

Gemini – Quiet solitude gives way to optimism and fun on Thanksgiving Day for you. You’re in the limelight, and it’s unlikely that you’ll be able to maintain your low profile for long. It’s also unlikely that you’ll even want to. Enjoy the good times and the friends. You can go back to being grumpy tomorrow if you feel you must.  RRRRR

Cancer – You may feel a sense of loneliness and/or isolation the first thing in the morning. But, it won’t be long before your need to help others and be of service kicks in. You understand that a holiday like this would not be worth it without you or someone just like you. Know that others are appreciative even if they forget to say so.  RRRR

Leo – You’re thinking a bit more clearly than most today. However, your words could have a bit of a sharp edge to them. Be careful of getting a bit irritated and/or using a sarcastic tone to your words if others are not as quick and energetic as you are. You’re still the sunshine of your loved ones lives. RRRRR

Virgo – You might be feeling a little bit tense and exposed today. Feelings are intense, but you could feel vulnerable. Give it time and that mood will give way to good humor and fun by late afternoon. It’s probably better to stick with old friends and loved ones today as opposed to making new friends. RRRR

Libra – Your dreams and fantasies are rich today. Many of you could be traveling. Try something a little different and out the ordinary. Certain in-laws could get on your nerves. Keep the faith and try to get others to lighten up.  RRRR  

Scorpio – You might not be interested in big get-togethers today. You’ll most likely want to spend at least a good part of the day with someone special. This intimacy makes you feel good. Nevertheless, include others in on the love and joy that the two of you feel for each other later in the day. RRRRR

Sagittarius – Although you might have quite a bit to say, defer to others today. Go along for the ride and enjoy yourself. Perhaps, write down your thoughts and ideas, and you can communicate and discuss them soon. RRRRR

Capricorn – You could be overthinking something today, and you could easily be incorrect. Treat others with kid gloves. Stick to routine matters, and if you feel you must work, go ahead. You’ll feel better having accomplished something.  RRRR

Aquarius – Some think you’re shallow. Others think you are much too serious. Some think you’re brilliant, and others think you’re crazy. But, almost everyone will enjoy and appreciate your playfulness today. Shower the people you love with love. RRRRR

Pisces – Home is where your heart is today, and you’re warm and friendly to virtually everyone. Others sense the sincerity of your emotions and respond positively. This depth of feelings and emotions can wash away any harshness in and/or from others. RRRR

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

November 20, 2015 Weekend Ricksterscope

5R’s – Incredible to 1R – Awful

We begin the weekend with the Moon transiting dreamy Pisces. Mercury enters Sagittarius late Friday morning. We communicate in a more adventuresome manner. Venus squares Pluto (in Capricorn) early Friday evening. Control issues permeate partnership matters. The Moon enters Aries early Saturday morning. We become more assertive and willing to take action to get what we want. The Sun enters Sagittarius early Sunday morning. For the next month, we are more generous as well as adventuresome. Many will travel.

Aries – You might want to lay low till Saturday this weekend. On Saturday, you charge on to the scene in true ram style. You know what you want and how to go for it. Nevertheless, an obsession with a partner or perhaps jealousy could throw you off balance. Long buried tensions could surface on Saturday. Careful. Your adventuresome spirit kicks in fully by Sunday. You might want to enlarge the scope of your activities in the immediate future. Try to make decisions that will benefit everyone in a group. A burst of energy will carry you through. For some, a friendship might develop into something more. Next Week: Profound changes in your life will help to rid you of old psychological burdens.   RRRRR

Taurus – Friends seek you out on Friday, A good time will likely be had by all. Transformative energies emerge allowing you to make the changes that you need. Your voice will be heard, and you’ll make an impact. Your more mysterious nature kicks in on Saturday and Sunday, and you could be difficult to find. A little more R & R might be good for you. Nevertheless, it may seem as if others are coming out of the woodwork just to provoke you. Could it be that you have been sending out hostile signals yourself? It’s something to consider. In a relationship, you may want to let your hands do the talking. Next week: Your dreams could be revealing and aid in the healing process.  RRRR

Gemini – Professional and career concerns require your attention on Friday. These responsibilities may require that you postpone the good times this weekend till Saturday as work issues remain heavy for many of you. There may also be a power issue in a relationship, or perhaps a sexual issue is the problem. Your feelings may overwhelm your rational intellect. Your friends come to the rescue on Saturday, and the party begins. You feel protective and nurturing toward them, and those good feelings are returned. Let your hair down and enjoy yourself. The way to your heart could be through your stomach. You might want to clear the air with a loved one. Next week: You come to realize that you are in the same boat as others, and your shadows are beginning to show as well.  RRRR

Cancer – Optimism and sensitivity work well for you on Friday. Your relationships are reliable and stable at this time. Your partner can be a source of great support. You might want to get more in touch with your passionate side, however. Perhaps a short trip would also add to your well-being. Otherwise, responsibility falls on your shoulders on Saturday and Sunday. Nevertheless, you are a force to be reckoned with. An unexpected disruption in a partnership could occur out of the blue on Saturday. Things seem to happen so quickly that it is difficult for you to process it all in a timely fashion. Perhaps you need to realign your goals to that of your group. Next week: You will need to learn to adapt to major changes.  RRRRR

Leo – Intimate one on one relationships are the focus for lions on Friday this weekend. Spend quality time with your sweetie. You are happily indulgent, and enjoying yourself immensely during the evening hours. Or, if you’re single, get to know someone who interests you a bit better. On Saturday and Sunday, it’s time to look for new adventures. Explore something new. Your wheels are turning rapidly on Saturday, and you might spend a good deal of time chattering to yourself. You’re in an amorous mood on Sunday, although you may have difficulty juggling everything so that you can express this mood. Next week: Your intense optimism helps you to achieve success, but guard against excessive expectations.  RRRRR

Virgo – Defer to others on this weekend. Your popularity is clearly on the rise as invitations come in from left and right. But, you might want to let someone else decide on Friday. Just be yourself, and others will enjoy being around you. Spend time with someone that you deem special on Saturday and Sunday. Perhaps this person could use some of the good fortune that you are experiencing this year. You may need to guard against feelings of irritability or touchiness, however. On the other hand, you can easily defend your point of view. Careful with your words anyway. Laying a guilt trip on others is not a good idea either. Fortunately, you’re in a more generous and optimistic mood by Sunday afternoon. Next week: Increased empathy and spiritual understanding characterizes your relationships with others.  RRRR  

Libra – You may think that there is no rest for the weary on Friday as you are likely dealing with piles of work. Be aware of the need for creative change in your life, and guard against accidents as you may be moving too fast. On the other hand, you have the energy to get much done now. And, that’s a good thing, because others want your attention on Saturday and Sunday. Sort through invitations, and allow the social butterfly within you out. Your charming manner is sure to please. Others respond to your magnetism now. There seems to be a refined spirituality within your love relationships. You could be a bit touchy on Sunday if you let your ego get the best of you. Next week: You continue to make gradual but profound changes in your life.  RRRRR

Scorpio – You’re likely already enjoying the fun and games by Friday. Your ego seems less important, and others love seeing this playful side of your personality. Romance is definitely favored. By Saturday, you will need to deal with issues related to work and/or health. You could have a lengthy to do list, and you’ll want to get a bit of exercise in. Take a stand on Saturday as you may need to convince someone of something you deem important or of some significance. You’re emotionally excitable early Saturday evening. You can be your own best friend on Sunday by gaining a better perspective on the issues that have upset or injured you in the past. Maybe those things aren’t so bad after all. Next week: Transient relationships seem to have a liberating effect upon you making you feel more alive.  RRRR  

Sagittarius – You may need to deal with home and/or family issues on Friday. You could feel as though you are being pulled in two different directions. While home is where your heart is, things may not be what they seem. If not, the light of reality will shine on those issues soon. On Saturday and Sunday, the adventuresome archer comes out to play and have a good time. Your creativity gets a boost as well. Your libido is enhanced, and physical passion is important. Love is in the air, and it has the power to heal as well as making you feel pleasantly excited. Your more unconventional side is awakened on Sunday. You’re witty and intelligent and full of optimism. Next week: Your ambitions are intense now, but consider others when making decisions/moves. RRRRR

Capricorn – You have quite a bit of information to convey to others on Friday. Some of it is valuable, and some of it is simply very interesting. Your mind is quite stimulated. You likely feel quite contented and sociable. Others may wonder why you have been keeping your more optimistic ideas to yourself. On Saturday and Sunday, your home and family life is lively and most likely lots of fun. Nevertheless, your mind is on more serious concerns on Saturday. You’ll be able to make needed corrections. Your testosterone level is off the charts on Sunday, but you may want to slow down a bit as the unexpected happens. By Sunday night, you will likely find yourself trying to understand and intellectualize what has occurred. Next week: You desire things of beauty and are far more sociable than usual.  RRRR

Aquarius – You may need to deal with financial issues on Friday. Some (maybe many) of you are probably not being realistic with regard to money issues. The fog could intensify now. Nevertheless, you are in touch with your feelings and are sensitive to others. The unexpected happens within a love relationship. On Saturday and Sunday, hang out with friends and neighbors. Chat away and speak your mind. You might find it difficult to get a word in edgewise as a friend is determined to chatter on incessantly. Even so, your attention to detail is impressive. Take an overview on Sunday. You might want to pass some of your positive thinking on to someone else. Next week: You continue to be an agent for change, but don’t forget the feelings of others and your own.  RRRR

Pisces – Go for what you want on Friday as it’s now or never for this weekend. You’re in the limelight, and others respond to you in a positive manner. Some may find you a bit difficult to understand as your ruling planet has again switched directions and is moving forward. Look for common ground. It’s time to balance the checkbook and perhaps revise the budget on Saturday and Sunday. Please know that you have much to offer. You tend to be realistic with regard to your relationships now. They aren’t particularly exciting, but they are longer lasting. You could be quite irritable and touchy on Sunday. It would not be wise for anyone to cross you. Calm down, and it’ll be fine. Next week: Your inner voice can help to rid you of irrelevant structures in your life.  RRRR  

Friday, November 13, 2015

Relationship Analysis: The Luminaries - Jacqueline Bigar

I have a special guest blogger here for everyone today. She is famed astrologer Jacqueline Bigar of Bigar's Stars. Please leave questions in the comments section if you feel comfortable doing so. You can also send her email at She is discussing the luminaries in relationship analysis, and I also asked her to let us know any differences in the analysis for gay couples as compared to straight couples. The discussion begins below.

I approach astrology with a Jungian slant.  Jung believed we all have male  and female qualities within. Some of us are more "yin than Yang" or the "animus is stronger than their anima" or vice versa.

With straight people..the Sun represents the male in a woman's life plus her career, In a man's chart, it is him and his career, The moon in a man's chart,is the type of woman he needs on a deep level and in a woman;s chart it is her. 

The aspects between these two luminaries in one's chart determines the relationship history or experience of the individual whose chart we are looking at. In fact, an astrologer does not really need the other party's data to see what is going on in a relationship by looking at the client's chart.

 If one is a gay, certain adjustments need to be made, The relationship experience of an individual still can be seen in an individual's chart through the interacting of the sun and moon, but when comparing a chart, they’re adjustments that need to be made.

Usually who has the more dominant or male chart is obvious but sometimes it isn't. 

My gay cousin pointed out when I posed to him my dilemma:" just ask who is on top and you will find out who or which party the Sun signifies".  He was right. The issue of dominance comes through on many levels in a relationship and not just sexually. This is true of all emotional relationships.  The issues that might manifest sexually will be elsewhere.

 If you are gay, please take the above into consideration as what I have written as I write for or have written up to now for straight people in general.. If you have any questions about the above, please feel free to write me. 

And. more from Jacqueline:

Relationships, relationships and relationships are the only words I am hearing from clients. No wonder with the previous Mars/Venus conjunction in earthy Virgo and the Venus retro earlier this year. And, Venus and Mars have now entered partnership-oriented Libra. Thinking about relating is what we are supposed to be doing.

A client asked me today: can one be free and relate?

I am one who loves her freedom more than anything. I thought that was an interesting question. I answered: the possibility lies in meeting someone who has the same juggling of freedom and relating. Why? I asked, with a twinkle in my eye. She gave me her new beau's birth data.

Our relationship capacity and needs are defined by the luminaries, the sun and moon, and in that definition comes the words intimacy, abuse , defensive ,open...and many more..

These traits are so locked in your natal chart that a good astrologer can tell you the nature of the relationship you are in and what the issues are without the other party's chart. When I sometimes do that type of glance in a reading not involving the relationship or without the other party's data , the client asks: if you can do that, why do astrologers use synastry and composites? Great question. I will be dealing with that in a couple of other blog posts.

Compatibility is such an interesting word as its meaning varies from couple to couple, person to person and astrologer to astrologer. No one can define compatibility for anyone unless they understand what the person being read needs, which once more goes back to the Natal Chart, and most importantly the sun and moon.

I often hear that progressions are where it is at. I can promise you one thing, if something is going to happen, it has to be in the Natal chart to become even a possibility.

The one progression I do use with relationships or someone seeking a relationship is the one that determines when and if you are going to meet the love of your life. Sadly, in some charts it never occurs. This has convinced me that anyone fortunate enough to have this progression in their chart needs to be thankful, for that experience.

One client who had this progression happening met the love of her life. She fell madly in love with him and years later the couple still coo like lovebirds..but getting there..ouch.

She and He had many relationship issues preventing intimacy. They were hell on wheels with each other for roughly 8 years. (I know. It was wild reading them during this period) Eventually they decided no longer to break up as they always went back together. Then they started to work through their issues. Now they just accept and love each other to pieces. Acceptance is true love you know, not wanting to change the person but loving them as they are.

So I ask you what would the love of your life look like?

I am sure what you would tell me would be different than what another person might say. Therefore, the importance of sun(man) and moon(woman) in the natal chart.

In how those two planets interact one can read the relationship history, and if you are in a relationship presently. Astrologers can see your intimacy needs through a complete study of the moon and sun and their interaction. The Moon is also Mom and the Sun is also Dad. In the same study, we learn the interactions of the parents, as to how the child now grownup whose chart viewed their relationship.

Yesterday a client told me how very depressed she was. Then her marriage came up where there was heavy abuse, physical and mental. (She is leaving the bond).
She discussed how her therapist asked if she was abused. She said, no never. My Dad and Mom never even spanked me.

She looked at me with a curious why? I explained to her we model off our parents' relationship. Their interaction is what we come to think of as loving. She got quiet and said. DAD slugged Mom nearly every night, until one day, I was 10. She took a frying pan...

So: her work will be learning that loving which had been the parents’ model was not necessarily really love as many define it or how she "mentally" wanted to picture love. People have a very hard time moving from being attracted to the type who can provide a mimic of the parents' bond. It can happen, and it is hard work.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

November 13, 2015 Weekend Ricksterscope

5R’s – Incredible to 1R – Awful

We begin the weekend with the Moon transiting adventuresome Sagittarius. Transiting Venus (in Libra) sextiles transiting Saturn (in Sagittarius) on Friday morning. We seek stability in our relationships then. Later, transiting Mercury (in Scorpio) sextiles transiting Jupiter (in Virgo). Our words are probing, yet they have a generous quality about them. The Moon moves into ambitious and down to earth Capricorn late Saturday afternoon. We tend to act responsibly and feel grounded. Transiting Mars has moved into Libra now, so we have both relationship planets (Mars and Venus) transiting the sign of partnership – Libra.

Aries – Someone or something foreign or exotic may interest you on Friday, and daydreaming can be fun. Even so, your relationship is stable and pleasant and you’re in an amorous mood. Your skills are needed by late Saturday afternoon as responsibilities fall on you. Don’t let a moment of anger spoil things early in the evening. You prefer serious work and the company of serious people. And, you may want to set some fully formulated goals for the next several years. You’re powerful and a force on Sunday afternoon, yet you’re playful and imaginative as well. Someone you find attractive draws you in. Next week: Figure out what would make you feel more secure.  RRRRR

Taurus – Spend time with someone special on Friday. You and a partner speak in an expansive and optimistic tone. Matters regarding partnership finances do appear to take on a more serious tone, however. Your intuition is strong during the day, but could lead you down the wrong path during the evening hours. Careful. Try to understand your motives a bit better. Check out various and different venues on Saturday and Sunday. You might want to sit on your ego for a while. You will likely be surprised at what happens. Spiritual matters are favored. Change the TV channel on Sunday night. Or, perhaps you’ll want to bring a project through to conclusion with you high energy level. Next week: You have a greater appreciation of things of beauty.  RRRRR

Gemini – Others dominate on Friday, so let someone else decide. You are nevertheless quite popular with many invitations. Your charming manner is impressive, and you are in tune with your feelings. By Saturday afternoon, you will probably want to get to know someone who is very interesting (and intelligent?) a bit better. Any interruptions could irritate you. You crave emotional excitement on Saturday. If you work in an artistic profession, your work is likely to be very satisfying and pleasing. Feelings are intense on Sunday afternoon, but there could be some stress. Does it have to do with a lopsided power balance between you and someone else? Next week: New ideas and thoughts flash through your mind at lightning speed.  RRRR

Cancer – Work and/or health matters claim your attention on Friday. You could have a lot to do in a short amount of time. You’ll keep plugging away till it’s all done. You strongly identify with your ideas and opinions, and there could be a defiant tone to your words. By Saturday afternoon, others will want your attention. Make it your pleasure, and you’ll likely have a ball. Others appreciate and are happy about your curiosity and interest in them and their concerns. Your joyful manner is impressive on Saturday evening. Someone does seem a bit controlling, however, late on Sunday afternoon. Your cell phone may get quite a workout. Next week: Overcome your inhibitions.  RRRRR

Leo – You’re playful as ever on Friday as fun surrounds you. Romance and love are also favored. You can express your feelings and emotions quite well, and you’re also a good listener. But, do you trust your feelings? They seem to be changing. Work could build up while you’re having fun and you will likely have to handle at least some of it by Saturday afternoon. And, it looks like someone could be quite critical. Try not to take it personally. You might experience a moment of slight jealousy on Saturday night. Do your wishes conflict with reality? You might want to have a talk about your relationship with someone on Sunday. Next week: Keep a tight rein on yourself.  RRRR

Virgo – You’re likely nestled in at home on Friday. Family matters could also be on the agenda. Your good humor is appreciated and loved. Someone could be angry about a financial issue late on Saturday, however. Nevertheless, you are ready for some fun and games. Go out and enjoy yourself to the fullest. Your views about the world have reached a state of stability. You are able to strike the right balance between objectivity and feelings. You’re feeling well as more of the same heads your way on Sunday. Pleasant feelings surround you, and others seem light-hearted and sociable. Next week: Great tensions may lead to radical changes.  RRRRR

Libra – You have a lot to say on Friday. Speak your mind in returning phone calls and answering email. Chat away. You are magnetic and charming. Even so, a difficult situation needs to be dealt with on Friday. A discussion early Saturday evening could be provocative. Try to keep an open mind. Home and family matters require your attention beginning late on Saturday afternoon and throughout the remainder of the weekend. You’re quite indulgent on Saturday, but you’ll have a great time. On Sunday, practical considerations are important in terms of your close relationships. Communications issues take on a heavier tone. Next week: Find common sense answers.  RRRRR

Scorpio – Balance your checkbook first on Friday. Financial issues need to be dealt with on Friday and early on Saturday. Money could be tighter in the near future, so be careful with your budget and expenditures. You have a great need for intimacy on Friday. Hang out with friends and neighbors the remainder of the weekend. Unexpected events seem probable on Saturday with regard to your relationships with partners. It looks exciting. New starts and beginnings are favored on Sunday. You have the energy to follow a project through to completion. Your libido is also heightened. Next week: Who says you can’t go home?  RRRRR

Sagittarius – You are in the limelight on Friday. What do you desire? It’s time to go for it. You might want to lighten up a bit if you’re feeling excessively serious or heavy. A friend is helpful. You could receive word of a lucky break on the career front on Friday. You likely feel good and are affectionate toward just about everyone on Saturday, although you might want to shake things up a bit late in the evening. Focus on your money on Saturday and Sunday. And, know that you have much to offer. You might be able to make a profitable investment on Sunday. Don’t get in over your head, however. Next week: Let someone know you care.  RRRRR

Capricorn – It’s best to lay low on Friday this weekend. You may need to recharge your batteries anyway. On Saturday evening, however, you show up on the scene all smiles. Wish upon a star, and see what happens. You can see clearly now. You may want to use your mind for leisure pursuits, such as playing or listening to music or going to an art museum. You’re in touch with your feelings, so you might want to let someone know that you love him or her. Your sixth sense is working quite well on Sunday morning. Try to calm down later Sunday night is someone upsets you. Next week: Your relationship supports your professional development.  RRRRR

Aquarius – Find your friends on Friday for some fun and entertainment. Help a friend to lighten up. You may also want to express your love for someone. But, you could be tempted to put work before romance; but, you can find a way to give attention to both areas of your life if you try. You are quite persuasive on Saturday morning, and you’re much more in touch with your feelings. Vanish later on Saturday and do whatever you need to or wish to. Physical activity is favored on Sunday. Believe in your good fortune and take action to manifest something that you want. You have some very creative ideas. Next week: Love is a great source of inspiration.  RRRRR

Pisces – You could be left holding the bag as responsibility lands on you on Friday. You’re a force to be reckoned with. You could be about to experience a peak in professional matters, but you’ll have to work hard for it. Your emotions are powerful on Friday night. Get together with friends for some fun and games on Saturday and Sunday. Someone could unjustifiably challenge you on Saturday morning. Try and maintain your sense of perspective. You will probably have a deeply satisfying and liberating experience on Sunday. Love has the potential to heal. Next week: Work toward achieving a certain level of security.  RRRRR

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

The Asteroids Of Love (Updated for Asteroid's sign placement on May 11, 2018 @ 5:00 PM PDT)

Astrologers look at a number of other cosmic bodies and points in a chart other than planets to do analysis and to make predictions. One must first look at the major planets, and especially the Sun and the Moon in a chart; however, asteroids can add a little more flavor or color to the analysis. And, being the incurable romantic that I am, my favorite asteroids are the ones that symbolize love, romance, passion, and (yes) sex. I’ll list some below with symbolic meanings and interpretations and with, perhaps, some comments.

Ceres -- Mother, nurturing, feeding emotional and physical needs. Taking care of each other. This one will always protect you, but too much can be smothering. Ceres is now transiting the sign of Leo.

Juno -- Civil marriage, committed and bonded relationships, legal ties and protection of rights within a relationship. Debbi Kempton-Smith says of this asteroid: “Helpless feelings. You can get away with it, too. If you have it in the third box, the car box, you can bat your lashes at the traffic cop and apologize in a foreign language. He’ll more often than not let you go with a warning.” I would not advise trying that, however. Juno is now transiting the sign of Aries.

Vesta -- Devotion and dedication to beliefs. Tantric sex and passion for ritual. Sex as spiritual transformation. A workaholic and sometimes celibate. Vesta is now transiting the sign of Capricorn.

Psyche -- Perseverance of love, connection of a psychic nature, awakening of intuition, soul seeking completion. A soulmate or always looking for a soulmate. Psyche is also associated with unrequited love because she was eventually rejected by Eros. Psyche (#16) is now transiting the sign of Scorpio.

Sappho -- Sexual attraction, deep appreciation of self and others, poetic, artistic, refined, and cultured. Very passionate. Sappho (#80) is associated with lesbianism. Sappho is now transiting the sign of Aries.

Eros -- Erotic love, sexual or creative revelation that brings two people together to form a lasting transformation. Debbi Kempton-Smith says of this asteroid: “The smitten heart. If her eros is on your whatsis, look out! Troo love funnies time. Bubbles forever.“ Eros is a mini version of Mars. He was also the patron god of homosexuality. Eros (#433) is now transiting the sign of Pisces.

Cupido -- The look of love, aware of image, being tantalized by the reflection, seeing is exciting and foreboding. Its energy is flirtatious and playful. Natally, the individual can be interested in bringing people together, a matchmaker. Cupido (#763) is an indicator of sexual attraction in synastry. Cupido is now transiting the sign of Gemini.

Amor -- Love as felt idealistically, romanticize in pure and unconditional thought, not necessarily sexual. A more mature and romantic love. Amor (#1221) is now transiting the sign of Aries.

Aphrodite -- Impulsive love and attraction, love inspired by fated events, animosity turning to magnetism, charisma. Aphrodite (#1388) is a mini version of Venus. She was married to Adonis. Aphrodite is now transiting the sign of Capricorn.

Anteros -- The brother of Eros, love returned, or love avenged. The answer to love’s longing, a place to finally meet. Anteros (#1943) is now transiting the sign of Aries.

Adonis -- Spellbound love, sexual magnetism, the desire to arouse, please and fulfill the beloved. Potent tie. Adonis (#2101) can signify your ideal man by sign, aspect, and house. He also had homosexual relations and thus can also be an an indicator of male homosexuality. Adonis is now transiting the sign of Leo.

Pan -- Seductive and earthy sensuality, creative, wily, and likely to instill “panic” to produce change or contact. Pan (#4450) is now transiting the sign of Gemini.

Lilith -- A darker & more hidden sexuality, a promise of high levels of sexual satisfaction by allowing hidden self/ fantasies to emerge in sexual expression. This one can take you to the best sex you have ever had, yet veering toward the more positive energy of this is advised, so treat each other with respect. Lilith is now transiting the sign of Capricorn. We are speaking of dark Moon Lilith here (rather than Asteroid #1181). It's not an Asteroid, but it's significant enough to include.

Casanova -- Casanova represents a promiscuous male, a seducer of many women, a player who shuns commitment. Casanova (#7328) is currently transiting the sign of Gemini.

Bacchus -- Bacchus is associated with wild orgies, groupies, highly sexual and unrestrained sex, group sex, Baccantes, and rock stars, and often indicates sex accompanied by drugs. Bacchus (#2063) is currently transiting the sign of Taurus.

Ganymed -- Ganymed was the lover of Zeus who overtook Hebe's place as cupbearer to the gods. He was placed in the constellation of Aquarius, the water-bearer. So, Ganymed is an indicator of homosexuality. Ganymed (#1036) is currently transiting the sign of Virgo.

Lust -- Lust represents lust and sexual motivation, as well as lascivious personality or behavior. It can be an indicator of sexual addiction and/or non-committal sex. Lust (#4386) is currently transiting Cancer.

Nymphe -- Nymphe can indicate someone who is over sexed. It's more often associated with women who pursue no-strings-attached sex. Nymphe (#875) is now transiting the sign of Leo.

** Special thanks to Dave Campbell, Vice President Of The American Federation Of Astrologers. I got information on a number of the asteroids above from his advanced Astrology class on asteroids.