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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

January 29, 2016 Weekend Ricksterscope


5R’s – Incredible to 1R – Awful


The weekend begins with the Moon transiting the sign of partnership, Libra. Our focus will likely be on others or finding that special someone. Transiting Mercury conjoins transiting Pluto in Capricorn on Friday night. This is the last of the three conjunctions that have occurred over the last few weeks. We continue to probe deeply into an important matter. Transiting Venus (in Capricorn) sextiles transiting Neptune (in Pisces) on Saturday morning. Things of beauty or things that initiate our romantic feelings capture our attention. The Moon moves into seductive Scorpio early on Saturday evening. We’re looking for something intense and/or erotic. And, then transiting Mercury squares transiting Uranus (in Aries) on Sunday evening. News could be a bit startling or shocking. Mercury in direct motion now allows us to straighten out any remaining communications issues or misunderstandings.


Aries – While you normally prefer to take the lead, it might be better to allow someone else to make the first move this weekend. Your popularity increases as a result. You might manifest a wish or dream on Friday. You are concerned about deeper issues in life on Saturday. Nevertheless, you’re thinking is progressive and you have some unique ideas. Others will enjoy your good humor, so don’t hold back. A partnership could deepen after Saturday evening. Try not to say anything too outlandish on Sunday night. Perhaps a surprising gesture before turning in might be okay. Lend a hand to someone less fortunate than yourself. Your concern is appreciated. Next week: A short trip or an interesting adventure.  RRRRR


Taurus – You may be checking off items on your to do list the first part of this weekend, but take some time out to socialize with your friends as well. Although you can work well with others on Friday, you certainly are not dependant on them. Your confidence is impressive. Someone at a distance has a vivid imagination on Saturday, and you could be drawn in by it. Deal with your feelings honestly, and you might want to discuss your emotions with someone close.. Defer to others on Sunday as the unexpected occurs behind the scenes. Even so, you can be quite persuasive if you need to be. You’re in a very orderly state of mind. Next week: Continue to reach out to someone at a distance.Adventure awaits.  RRRR


Gemini – Your friends may have wondered where your playful nature and sense of fun had gone. Well, it seems to have returned this weekend. You’re likely socializing and having a ball the first part of this weekend. Your libido is enhanced, and someone seems magically drawn to you on Friday. Enjoy the attention. You might feel like shaking people up in some way on Saturday. You have a pleasant feeling of restlessness. Yes, it seems that things are back to normal after the Mercury retrograde. You might decide to call it an early night on Saturday, however, You may need to work or deal with a health issue on Sunday. Make sure to get plenty of exercise or you could become quite irritable and/or moody. Next week: Defer to others. Make some time for someone that you truly care about.  RRRR


Cancer – Your home is your castle, and your family is very important to you as always. That seems even more so the first part of this weekend. Even so, someone could be quite controlling on Friday night or this person might want to probe more deeply into an issue than you feel comfortable with/about.  Your partner seems romantically imaginative on Saturday night. Lucky you. There seems to be a balance between the old and the new in your life right now. You’re a playful Moonchild on Sunday. However, something shocking could come to the surface then. And, then you may need or want to talk about your problems with someone. You could find out that others have been in your shoes. That might not solve the problem, but it’s good to know. Next week: Get to work on that to do list. RRRR


Leo – It’s fortunate that Mercury has turned direct, because it seems that you have a lot to say and otherwise to communicate with others this weekend. Speak your mind, and you could get quite a bit of feedback. And, your compassion is aroused by others on Friday. You want the world to be a better place. A creative project gets a boost on Saturday, although you might be a bit indulgent. You’re enjoying yourself to the max nevertheless.. You’re very happy at home on Sunday. You might hear something odd on Sunday evening, and you might decide that it’s actually funny. Enlightened self-interest is favored now, however don’t let it lead to your becoming self-absorbed. Next week: It’s time for fun and games and romance. RRRRR


Virgo – You will likely need to deal with your finances the first part of this weekend. Gather bills to pay and then check your budget. You’re usually good at this, but it could require a great deal of patience and perseverance on Friday.. A child’s or loved one’s thirst for knowledge and the truth could delight you. You are playfully imaginative on Saturday. Try to maintain your sense of perspective, or you could fly off the handle at any minute.  Hang out with neighbors, siblings, and friends on Sunday. Your relationships are quite good and positive.What a loved one comes up with could be startling. Next week: Home is where your heart is. RRRR


Libra – The Moon lights up your sign the first part of this weekend. Go for what you want, and don’t stand on ceremony. Others will appreciate your straightforwardness. It’s a time for growth and self-discovery. You continue to dig into a family/home issue on Friday.  Your work has an imaginative or creative quality on Saturday. However, you may have difficulty related to others. A family member or partner may have a surprise for you on Sunday. There seems to be a perfect balance between your need to be an individual and your need to relate to others now. You might want to begin collecting your financial records in preparation for your tax preparations. Next week: Say what needs to be said, and you might get “lucky.”  RRRRR


Scorpio – It looks like it’s time for you to pull another one of your vanishing acts the first part of this weekend. No one seems to be able to find you. All we can tell is that your independence and freedom are important to you. Out of the blue, you show up late on Saturday night wearing a big smile. Yes, others are curious but they know that you are unlikely to spill the beans. You do have a romantic glow about you though. Let others know that you care. Is there something that would make you smile even bigger? Go for it on Sunday. A neighbor or sibling may have something a bit shocking to reveal to you during the evening hours. Get some exercise as your energy level is quite high. An argument could occur out of the blue. Next week: Gather and pay your bills. RRRRR


Sagittarius – Find your friends for some fun and adventure the first part of this weekend. You’re able to get through to others. In addition, a cherished wish or dream could materialize. You might want to do a bit of extra research into a money matter on Friday. You might feel a bit isolated later in the night.  A family member’s imagination continues to amaze you on Saturday. And, you likely feel warm and affectionate to others during the day. You might want to vanish later on Saturday night. The unexpected can still occur with regard to a creative project on Sunday. You might want to integrate your energies with those of the people around you. Your basic positive attitude will help you to establish new contacts in the future. Next week: Take the lead on Tuesday and Wednesday. RRRR


Capricorn – You’re in the limelight the first part of this weekend. This is a role that you’re familiar with and most likely enjoy. Be careful with your words on Friday. You might be a bit intense or sound a bit sarcastic. Nevertheless, let off a little steam on Friday afternoon. Go out with friends for some fun later on Saturday night. You’re more magnetic now. You’re warm and friendly, and you might get an opportunity of some sort with the help of a woman. Watch out for the unexpected on Sunday night. A sexual relationship could be quite intense. The compulsive quality could be difficult to handle. Next week: Gets some needed R & R.  RRRR


Aquarius – Look for new and different types of entertainment and adventures the first part of this weekend. Reach out to someone at a distance on Friday. If you feel that someone has ignored you, it is most likely not with malicious intent. Let it go. A (business) friend could somehow help you with a financial issue on Saturday.  An unwritten rule or law could benefit you in some way as well. Practical matters dominate, and you’re mind is working in an orderly manner now. Your energy level is high, and you have confidence in what you’re doing. You’re in charge on Sunday, and responsibility lands on you. Your unique way of communicating leads to results. Your ability to persevere through profound changes is impressive. Next week: Spend some time with important friends.  RRRR


Pisces -- It attached, spend some quality time with your sweetie the first part of this weekend. The feelings you share now could seem magical or spiritual. You’re most comfortable in familiar surroundings, and you’re at peace within. A friend’s words are intense and probing. You’re feeling a bit rebellious on Saturday afternoon. Freedom is important to you now, and you  might want to do something a bit wild. Look for something new and different on Sunday. A new movie or book might do the trick. You’re feeling affectionate toward just about everyone, and you make a very good impression on people you want to impress. Be open to whatever comes your way, and simply be your authentic self. Next week: You’re in the limelight. RRRR



Tuesday, January 19, 2016

January 22, 2016 Weekend Ricksterscope


5R’s – Incredible to 1R – Awful


The weekend begins with the Moon transiting the sign of emotional Cancer. We focus on how we feel as well as our home and family life. Retrograding Mercury conjoins transiting Pluto (in Capricorn) very early on Friday morning. We revisit an issue that we thought we had resolved but feel a need to probe more deeply. We get one more pass after Mercury turns direct to solve this mystery. The Moon moves into sunny Leo just before noon on Saturday. Our focus turns to our creative endeavors, love, and having fun. Venus enters the sign of practical Capricorn just after noon on Saturday.  We tend to be more realistic and pragmatic with regard to our relationships now and for the next few weeks. The Full Moon in Leo culminates late in the afternoon. We want to shine our inner joyful light on to humanity. Earlier in the week, the Sun moved into the sign of cerebral and friendship-oriented Aquarius. It’s good to be unique and different, and yet we’re interested in group endeavors during the next month.

Aries – Deal with home and family issues this weekend. An older family member most likely needs your attention. Make it your pleasure. You may need to accept the world as it is as opposed to the way you would like it to be on Friday. If you work with your partner, the next month could be lucrative. Your more playful spirit emerges by Saturday afternoon. Head out the door for some fun. You experience the power of your own psyche through a sexual relationship. Pressure builds on the home/family front with the Full Moon on Saturday. Your more unique qualities are on display Sunday evening. You could be quite indulgent, but you’ll certainly enjoy yourself to the max. Next week: It’s time to get back to basics and hard work.  RRRR


Taurus – Speak your mind the first part of this weekend. The power of your voice and your words will be felt. Return phone calls and answer email messages first, and then you can hang out with neighbors and friends. Your positive aura will attract others. A career project could get a new start on Friday as well. An issue with a neighbor or sibling could reach the boiling point on Saturday. Your own emotions are intense as well. You may have a challenge to deal with, so pay attention to what is going on around you on Saturday night. Although you might feel a restlessness within you on Sunday, mosey on home early. Nothing comes easily, and you might have to take care of something that you’d rather not have to deal with. Next week: Let your inner child out to play.  RRRR  


Gemini – You will need to deal with finances and money matters this weekend. Gather your bills, and check your bank balance. You may need to dig deep to find out what is happening with partnership finances and/or taxes. Nevertheless, you could break away on Friday evening for some fun as the unexpected occurs. By Saturday afternoon, you’re ready to hang out with neighbors and friends. You likely have a lot to say, and you’ll want to catch up on others’ news. You could have a very liberating experience with someone close. You’ll be able to discuss matters that you are usually afraid to bring up. You’ll feel more self-assured and confident. A matter with a sibling or neighbor could reach a climax as well. On Sunday, the influences shift and you could be seething as a result of your efforts being blocked in some way. Give it some time. Next week. Very happy at home.  RRRR    


Cancer – Go for what you want the first part of this weekend as the Moon transits your sign. What would make you smile? On the other hand, the words of your partner could seem a bit controlling on Friday. Be careful not to allow your very strong feelings to overwhelm this person. He or she begins to lighten up a bit after Saturday afternoon. The Full Moon cautions you in the realm of your finances. Be careful. You’re also quite aware of others’ needs, and you’re willing to help if you can. You could have a problem with the power balance within your relationship, however. You could reach a material peak - probably because of your work - in the very near future. Next week: You could have something to celebrate. Relax and enjoy. RRRRR


Leo – It seems that you have decided to disappear from the scene the first part of the weekend. No one seems to be able to locate you. As always, others are curious. You are probably using your excess energy to complete a project on Friday. By Saturday afternoon, you show up all smiles. You need not let others know why, but you might decide to spill the beans just this once. It’s a good time to discuss your emotions and feelings with someone. When people think positively, they attract happiness. A personal matter culminates with the Full Moon in your sign. Go for whatever would make you happy. Nevertheless, you will need to listen to what others have to say. Next week: Balance your bank statement.  RRRRR


Virgo – Spending time with your friends can be lots of fun this weekend. You could also manifest a wish or dream. Dig deeply into a creative project, but wait till next week to present it. Some sexy pillow talk (with your partner) might be fun a Friday as well. You might need to let off a little steam on Saturday morning. After all the fun, you might be ready to vanish for some R & R later on Saturday. A behind the scenes matter reaches a culmination with the Full Moon. It might not be about you, but it’s a concern nevertheless. And, critical developments (perhaps with authority figures) could require your patience and perseverance. You’ll still have opportunities, but they will be more difficult to find or see. Next week: Go for what you want and smile. RRRR


Libra – You are in charge and a force to be reckoned with the first part of the weekend. Responsibilities may seem heavy this weekend, but you’ll answer the call and do it with your usual style and flair. On Friday, trust that you can still find love despite your wounds. Don’t worry, however, because you’ll have the opportunity to have some fun with your friends later on Saturday. The Full Moon on Saturday may bring to fruition a cherished wish or dream. On Sunday, you are light-hearted and having a good time. You might want to let someone know that you love him or her. Others may admire you for your intelligence. Next week: Get some much needed R & R.  RRRRR


Scorpio – Reach out to someone at a distance the first part of this weekend. And, look for the new, the different, and/or the exotic. Your words display your usual intensity this weekend, and you could solve most any mystery. You might want to start a new project on Friday, and you have the energy to get it going. However, you may need to make some revisions next week. Career responsibilities head your way by Saturday afternoon. Ego energies run high, especially on the home front, but you’ll be able to create an understanding atmosphere. The unexpected could add to your professional success on Sunday evening. At the same time, however, you may feel the weight of the world on your shoulders. Hang in there. Next week: Fun times with friends. RRRRR


Sagittarius – Spend some quality time with someone that you deem special the first part of the weekend. Don’t be frightened by the close intimacy. Fulfill a secret wish on Friday. You might also want to probe deeply into your finances to make sure that you are on top of things. Keep looking as you may have missed something important when you first reviewed an important matter. Your more adventurous nature emerges the later part of the weekend. Integrate your energies with those of your group on Saturday for better results. Go see a new movie or attend a musical concert that you normally wouldn’t as your creative imagination is aroused. Next week: Your professional reputation is in the spotlight.  RRRRR


Capricorn – Others require your attention the first part of the weekend. Make it your pleasure. Try to relax with not being in control of everything. You’ll enjoy yourself. Promise. Your words are likely to be both intense and sharp on Friday. Careful. Your ability to lighten up increases on Saturday. Spend some time enjoying your significant other. Togetherness works, and love could produce some pleasant surprises. Electricity and love are in the air. If you’re single, you could meet some exciting and interesting people. Growth and expansion are favored at this time. You are able to see restrictions in your life as providing form and structure as opposed to limiting your freedom in total. You’ll need to work hard, however, but you’ve never been afraid of hard work. Next week: The new and different captures your attention. RRRRR  


Aquarius – It seems that you’ve been working very hard, and now you’re counting stars. Don’t stop counting dollars, but keep on counting R’s. This weekend is no different. You’ll get a lot accomplished, and quite quickly at that. You may respond to old problems with a new approach. There seems to be a balance between the old and the new in your life. You’ll want to look at the big picture on Saturday. By Saturday afternoon, others want your attention. Defer to others and go along for the ride. Pressure builds with regard to partnership matter. You might find that you want to help someone less fortunate than yourself. You have a pleasant feeling of restlessness on Sunday afternoon and may want to shake people up a bit. Happy birthday to all water bearers. Next week: An important relationship turns in a new direction. RRRRR


Pisces -- A playful fish is a happy fish the first part of this weekend. Whether you choose to swim upstream or downstream, you are likely having fun. At the same time, you tend to be very pragmatic and realistic on Friday. Your sensitivity to beauty is enhanced on Saturday, and your romantic imagination is in full gear. Pay attention to life’s small gifts. A work issue may intensify with the Full Moon on Saturday. Take care of any health issues that arise then. Friends could somehow benefit you professionally on Sunday. And, your relationship complements your basic aims in life. Your thoughts and words are important on Sunday, so speak your mind. Next week: Let others decide.  RRRRR  






Drinking Water Disaster In Flint, Michigan


The drinking water disaster taking place in Flint, Michigan that has recently come to light is very troubling. So, I decided to take a look at Flint’s horoscope to see what I could find. What I found was interesting, telling, and a bit eerie.


In Astrology, Saturn’s metal is lead. Therefore, we would expect to see a number of hard transits and aspects involving Saturn in Flint’s natal chart. Yes, locations such as cities, states, and nations have astrological charts/horoscopes. For cities, it is usually (but, not always) the day/time of incorporation. For this analysis, I’ve gotten the Flint, Michigan chart from Carolyn R. Dodson’s book, “”Horoscopes of the US States & Cities.” Flint was first incorporated on February 13, 1855.


When we review the Flint horoscope, we see right away that there are four planets in the first part of Pisces - Mars at 7 degrees, Venus at 9 degrees, Mercury at 11 degrees, and Neptune at 15 degrees. During the period of this drinking water disaster, transiting Saturn has been in Sagittarius and squaring those planets one right after the other. Transiting Neptune has been in early Pisces for three to four years now, and (it seems) the problem was kept hidden from the public for some time and until Saturn began to transit in square aspect to these planets. In addition, Flint’s natal Saturn is posited at 9 degrees Gemini, and forms a t-square with transiting Saturn and the stellium of planets in early Pisces. Neptune rules large bodies of water including rivers (Flint River).


Flint’s natal Moon is in Capricorn, and is being transited by Pluto. The Moon (another watery planet) rules the people of a locale. This disaster is causing a transformation that affects the people of Flint intensely. The corrosive and poisoning effect of the corroding pipes and the lead in the water is a Plutonian effect. This disaster will unfortunately have a very intense and even deadly effect on the population of Flint. Pluto also rules underground events.


It’s not over yet either. Mars hits this area in the Spring of this year, and Saturn also will retrograde back into this area of Sagittarius later in the year. Look for more developments during these periods of time.

This analysis is not meant to be comprehensive and complete. That will probably be done by Mundane Astrologers in the future, but this is a quick look at what is going on in Flint in an Astrological sense using Astrological symbolism.

UPDATE:

Moon Valley Astrologer, Celeste Teal, has sent out a news letter explaining how transiting Jupiter is affecting the Flint water crisis. Transiting Jupiter is in Virgo, the sign of health, and is activating the eclipse point of the September 13, 2015 eclipse. From that news letter:

As laid out in my book, Eclipses, each planet has its own kind of influence when it passes over an eclipse. As a planet of benevolence, Jupiter will often produce some good in order to bring about better balance to a situation that can usually be traced to the sign of the eclipse. Jupiter shines light on the matter. Jupiter often brings forth new information or an acquisition of details that leads to solutions. This is what is happening in Flint. Jupiter helped expose a problem that had been building for some time. In fact, it appears that this situation in Flint was first hinted at in the Aries Lunar Eclipse chart of Oct. 2013, before officials there even decided to change their water supply. It was when the Sun transited that eclipse degree that they did make the switch in April of 2014! So, thank goodness for Jupiter for the kids there.

Now, this benevolence of Jupiter is not the only influence Jupiter has. In studying and researching events when I wrote my book on Eclipses, it was clear that Jupiter can sometimes expand on a bad situation. In other words, things may get worse before they get better. This depends on the other factors present in the original eclipse chart - the alignments of the planets - and it depends on the alignments that transiting Jupiter is involved in when it makes its transit across an eclipse degree.


Tuesday, January 12, 2016

January 15, 2016 Weekend Ricksterscope


5R’s – Incredible to 1R – Awful


The weekend begins with the Moon transiting the sign of enthusiastic and aggressive Aries. Look for the unexpected late on Friday night as the Moon conjoins rebellious Uranus. The Moon trines Venus (in Sagittarius) early on Saturday morning. Our emotions and our desires are in balance, and we take action to achieve those desires. The Moon moves into earthy Taurus on Saturday night. We are more grounded then. And, pleasure-seeking Venus is in a square aspect to let it all hang out Jupiter on Sunday evening. It will be difficult to resist indulging in some manner on Sunday. So, someone needs to get the party started.


Aries – YOU are the star of the show for the first half of the weekend as the Moon beams down its lunar rays upon you. What would make you smile? Yes, it’s time to go for it. Your high energy level makes Friday a very good day to go to the gym for an intense workout. And, your imagination is in full bloom on Friday night. Try to understand your unconscious motivations better. Your partner might criticize you on Saturday. Don’t make a big deal out of it. Just review the situation to see if there is some truth to the criticism. By late Friday night, you might want to take a look at your money situation. Gather and pay bills and get your finances in order before the big party begins on Sunday night. Your creativity is in abundance again on Sunday. Let others know what’s on your mind. Next week: Speak your mind.   RRRRR


Taurus – You might want to be more private and less public the first part of this weekend. Going out incognito might work, or perhaps some of you will simply vanish. On the other hand, you could find some fairly lucrative investments on Friday. Or, perhaps valuable clients are drawn to your business. By late Saturday, you become the focus of attention, and you have plenty to smile about. A positive mood influences your conversations on Saturday night. What is your heart’s desire? You could make it happen. You aren’t likely to be in the mood for any work on Sunday. Go out and have a great time. You’ll likely be indulgent (on some level), but perhaps you deserve it. Go ahead and let your hair down. Next week: Go over the budget for the year ahead.  RRRRR


Gemini – Twins love their friends almost as much as water bearers, and as a matter of fact, you probably are great friends. You’ll have the opportunity to spend plenty of time with your friends the first part of this weekend. Have fun, and a wish might even be manifested. You’re self-assured and assertive on Saturday, but learn that your success does not have to be at someone else’s expense. On the other hand, some of you have been doing extraordinary work with excellent results. You will be rewarded and recognized soon if you haven't already. By late Saturday night, you might want to vanish for a little disco nap. Or, you could take the party to some undisclosed hideout to continue. The big party is on Sunday. It might be so big that others hardly notice that you’re there. Enjoy being less in the public eye. Nevertheless, it’s full steam ahead with your projects. Next week: You’re in the driver’s seat. Go wherever you want.  RRRRR


Cancer – Professional and/or career responsibilities call the first part of this weekend unless your intuition lead you to hightail it out of town yesterday for more of an adventurous weekend. Nevertheless, it appears that you are in charge regardless. Friday is a good day for planning. Brainstorm with someone that you don’t often agree with to see how your view hold up. You might want to let off some steam on Saturday afternoon. Even so, the different aspects of your personality are in tune with each other, and you’re in touch with your emotions. However, by Saturday night, your friends show up on the scene, and a good time is had by all. On Sunday, you could have a somewhat intense disagreement with your partner. Try to come up with a workable compromise. Next week: Get some much needed R & R  RRRR


Leo – The new and different captures your attention this weekend, whether it’s that new exotic friend or some sort of adventurous escape. Venture into some off the beaten path venues for some fun. You’re likely to be more openly affectionate toward others on Friday. You’ll get to know others easily, and they most likely will give positive feedback. Some will notice your attractive appearance. Someone might be lucky enough to discover the slumbering volcano within you on Saturday. By Sunday, you’re in charge and a force to be reckoned with. Even so, you’re unlikely to get through the day without an indulgent moment or two. It’s difficult for a lion to resist fun (or romance). You’re an original. Next week: Find your friends.  RRRRR


Virgo – Special times spent with your sweetie are important the first part of the weekend. Your recent more positive outlook is appreciated. If you’re single, you could find someone interesting enough to get to know better. He or she might not be perfect, but overlook that for now. You could have a very fruitful conversation with this person on Friday. You might want to get some exercise on Saturday, as your energy level is quite high. You’ll become irritable if things do not go your way. Do something different on Sunday. Try out a new restaurant or go see a new movie or play at the local theatre. You could also find that you’re a pretty good actor or actress yourself. You’re warm and friendly to others on Sunday. Next week: You’re in charge.  RRRRR


Libra – Defer to others this weekend. You’ll likely enjoy what happens. Sort through invitations, but let someone else decide. That will give this person the (correct) idea that you respect and value him or her. You discover the power of positive thinking on Friday. Your words are enthusiastic and optimistic, and your advice is helpful. Your emotions are strong on Saturday, but be careful not to lose your more objective perspective. By Saturday night, just one person who holds your attention. Spend some quality time with the apple of your eye. If you’re single, you might not be for long. Show one person how interested you are in them. You can find common sense answers to everyday problems on Sunday. Next week: Take a short trip or read a new and interesting book.  RRRRR


Scorpio – You’ll have plenty of work to get done the first part of this weekend, and you’ll do it in your usual probing and deep manner. You could have some big plans on Friday. And, you might want to do some long-range planning, but be careful to cross all your t’s and dot all your i’s. You might face some resistance from your partner, but you can work it out. Get it all taken care of fairly quickly, however, because you’ll want to enjoy the good times that this weekend offers, and particularly on Sunday. Others definitely want to include you. Make it your pleasure. Look within yourself on Saturday, and determine what motivates you. You could have some very powerful experiences. Use your power creatively. You are benevolent, generous, and a lot of fun to be with on Sunday. Smile. Next week: Quality time with someone special.  RRRR


Sagittarius – Not even a Saturn transit can restrain your playful spirit and attitude this weekend. Fun and games are in abundance, and you are the life of the party. Don’t forget that you’re also creative. The poetry could flow, and your words seem creative even if you’re not a poet. You also have an appreciation of the beauty of art and music on Friday. Claim your power. Do something for someone less fortunate than yourself on Saturday. You might discover your spirituality. You might have had enough by Sunday, however, and decide to cocoon at home. But, you’ll have some fun there too if if you’re working on your to do list. Establish closer contact with your dreams, yearnings, and emotions. Imagine what life could be. Next week: Make someone happy and defer. RRRRR


Capricorn – You are likely very happy at home this weekend, at least until late Saturday night. Deal with family issues and keep the home fires burning with warm emotions. You might need to let off some steam on Friday night, however. Let someone know that you care on Saturday. It will mean more than you think to them.You might also be a bit playful with your words, but you’ll need to be very clear as others could misunderstand what you say. There is a party going on somewhere on Sunday, and you’ll find it if you look. Even you could indulge and have a bit of fun. Friends are energetic, so join in. You’re quite generous and above petty issues on Sunday evening. Get an overview. Next week: It’s time to get to work. RRRR


Aquarius – You probably have a lot to say this weekend, and you might have to repeat some of it as Mercury continues its backward jig. Behind the scenes matters could get confusing with miscommunications. Nevertheless, you can assert yourself well on Friday, and you’ll stand your ground. Plan a course of action. Your personal needs and your career needs are in balance on Saturday morning. You can relate to others on an emotional level then.  Hang out with neighbors and siblings and close friends. Your physical efforts are more disciplined at this time which makes you quite formidable. On Sunday, you might rather nestle in at home. Love and affection are uppermost in your mind. Let someone special know that you care. You will likely compromise in the name of love. Next week: Your inner child emerges for some fun, but you could experience some tension in a relationship. RRRRR


Pisces -- You might want to get your finances in order the first part of this weekend. Balance your checkbook, but be careful. Mistakes are possible with Mercury still in retrograde motion. In addition, you might be so emotional on Friday that it’s difficult to think clearly. You might not know which way to turn. The unexpected happens on Saturday, but you might actually welcome the turmoil. It may somehow make you feel livelier and perhaps younger. The remainder of the weekend, and especially Sunday, looks like a fun happening event. Hang out with neighbors and friends. You might even be the one who gets the party started, however you may need to rein yourself in a bit later Sunday night. Someone might touch a sore spot. Next week: Home is where your heart is.  RRRR










Wednesday, January 6, 2016

January 8, 2016 Weekend Ricksterscope


5R’s – Incredible to 1R – Awful


The weekend begins with the Moon transiting the sign of adventurous Sagittarius. However, the Moon moves into big business and practical Capricorn very early on Friday morning. We’re trying to get grounded after all the holidays fun. The Sun sextiles transiting Chiron (the wounded healer) very early as well. Astrologer Liz Green makes this comment about this aspect: “The art of living consists of having positive expectations despite negative experiences.” Transiting Mercury has turned retrograde and reenters Capricorn later on Friday morning. Communications issues occurs. Try to be very clear. We have a New Moon in Capricorn late on Saturday afternoon. New beginnings are possible now. And, the Moon enters the forward-thinking and humanitarian sign of Aquarius just after noon on Sunday. We feel more free to show our more eccentric qualities.


Aries –  You are in charge this weekend, and you’ll have your share of responsibilities and then some. On Friday, your emotions are strong, but try not to lose your objectivity in a discussion. On the plus side, a partnership is stable and dependable. There could be some sort of a challenge to the structure of your daily life on Saturday. Sunday morning would be a good time to plan your next career move. Your mind is clear, but with Mercury doing a backward jig, it would not be wise to launch anything new just yet.  You’ll finally get to enjoy your friends after noon on Sunday. A friendly energy prevails as your ruling planet is also in the sign of friendship. Next week: Passionate and sexy times with a romantic partner.  RRRR


Taurus – New adventures await the bull this weekend, and some of you might want to take off for the weekend. Touch base with friends at a distance. A partner accepts you as you are, and s/he a great source of support on Friday. Your ideals are important on Saturday, and you’re sensitive and imaginative. Keep an important wish alive. You may need to handle a career duty or two later on Sunday. You’ll need to be flexible, but it’s a good day to get to the bottom of a problem nevertheless. What someone says could move you quite deeply. Try to keep your perspective. Next week: You’re a force to be reckoned with, but hold off on a career move or decision.  RRRRR


Gemini – One on one relating is the focus for you this weekend. If you’re partnered, spend some quality time with him or her. Your relationship will both deepen and stabilize. You’ll likely be quite indulgent, and you’ll have a great time whatever you decide to do. You might want to watch your finances, however. You’ll want to share the day with someone special on Saturday. You attract optimistic people to you, and you’re quite attractive now. Break out of a rut and do something different on Sunday afternoon. It’s time to take a walk on the wild side. Think about taking a trip to a favorite place sometime soon. Next week: It’s probably not wise to flirt at work. Delay an important decision.  RRRR


Cancer – Defer to others this weekend as they are off and running. Nevertheless, one on one relating could be more difficult and confusing as Mercury retrogrades. You might have to repeat yourself. Added to that is that ego energies are running fairly high now, so you might have to deal with a conflict or two at home. A power play is a definite possibility on Friday. Your positive and optimistic attitude and outlook is likely to save the day on Saturday. A partnership may intensify on Sunday. If single, it would be a good time to get to know someone better. You can show a different and fascinating side of your personality now. Next week: Look for a deeply satisfying and liberating experience.  RRRRR


Leo – It seems that your January to do list is quite lengthy. Between that and work, you’ll likely be quite busy this weekend. The unexpected occurs on Friday morning, but your optimistic and friendly ways should put things back on track by the evening. You’re facing your daily life and routine fairly effortlessly, and your emotional state is balanced on Saturday. You feel at ease with yourself. You’ll be able to spend some time with friends and a partner on Sunday. Let your hair down then. A child could delight you with his or her maturity. Defer to others, and be careful with your words as they can be a bit too sharp. Others can be a bit provocative as well. Next week: You have a great deal of mental energy, but you might not have all the information that you need yet.  RRR


Virgo – You have become quite the playful and adventurous virgin of late. And, this weekend is no different. You are full of fun and others are happy to join in. You have creative energy as well. On Friday, however, you could sense that a relationship is changing. Guard against acts of jealousy or guilt trips as that won’t help. You could and might view those changes in a positive light. You’ll likely feel pleasantly lazy on Saturday. You of all people are entitled.  On Sunday, it’s time to get back to work. You could feel vulnerable, but this gives you a chance to break out of less than positive behavior patterns. Try to deal with your issues. Next week: It may seem that others are coming out of the woodwork to provoke you. Keep your cool.  RRRRR


Libra – All of the recent holidays madness may have left you longing for home, and you’ll get the chance to spend time at home this weekend. You could have some family issues to deal with as well. Your libido is enhanced, but you could be a bit pushy about who owns what on Friday. A pleasant influence exists on Saturday, but be careful as someone might take advantage of your good nature. You may need to face the world as it is as opposed to the way you wish it to be. On Sunday, go out for some fun and listen to some good music. Relationships are warm and pleasant. You and others are on the same wavelength. Next week: Just be yourself and have fun.  RRRR


Scorpio – Speak your mind this weekend. You may have a lot to say, but you could have difficulty getting your point across. And, you may have to repeat yourself.  Try to be as clear as you can. Compulsive behavior can impede clear communication on Friday. A surprise awaits in the evening hours. You will have a respite on Saturday, and you feel at peace within. You are happy and at home on Sunday. Your creative imagination is impressive, and you’re very sensitive to others. You might not want to rely on your rational intellect now. Focus more on your intuition and your feelings. Next week: You’ll need a great deal of patience, but you can achieve a lot.  RRRR


Sagittarius – You could feel an initial surge of energy early in the morning of Friday, but it may dissipate somewhat later on. Most of this weekend could find you dealing with money issues. It’s time to pay bills and balance the checkbook. Be careful as mistakes are easy to make now. Nevertheless, you’re magnetic and attractive and others notice on Friday. Your relationships are likely to be pleasant, peaceful, and stable. You will need to be perceptive and understanding to the sensitivities of others on Saturday. You might feel the weight of the world on your shoulders. On Sunday, hang out with neighbors, relatives, and friends. You’re more in touch with your own feelings, and you make a good listener. You’ll need to listen very closely, however. Next week: The formation of friendships and love relationships are favored.  RRR


Capricorn – The Moon energizes your sign for most of the weekend. Go for what you want. You might have to ask twice though. But, if you make a mistake on Friday, don’t beat yourself up about it. Mercury’s backward movement is at least part of the problem. You are at peace within on Saturday, and you and others bring out each others’ best qualities. You’re quite cheerful and gregarious during the evening hours. You’re also energetic and self-assured. On Sunday, you might want to revise the budget. Your taste could be quite lavish at this time. Proceed with that in mind. A friend could be the beneficiary of your generosity. Next week: Self expression through creativity and your relationships is the theme.  RRRRR


Aquarius – While you might hear from a friend or two on Friday morning, the major action this weekend is behind the scenes. You are probably incognito yourself, and some R & R could do you good. Emotional issues could cloud your communications with others on Friday. And, someone might seem overly controlling. You might want to investigate something new on Saturday. You’ll want to be alone to dig deeply into and probe this subject matter. On Sunday, you’re ready to come out smiling and feeling good. You’re energetic and your libido is enhanced. Look for an exciting break from your daily routine. You might be seeking more freedom within your relationships. Next week: You’ll be in a much more sociable mood, and the unexpected breaks out midweek.  RRR


Pisces -- Find your friends this weekend for more fun and games. You could manifest a powerful dream or wish. The career front seems more stable and reliable. You just let life flow on Friday, and lady luck shines on you. Flirting is fun, and you have great sensitivity to objects of beauty. You tend to think and speak hastily on Saturday. Under these influences, you might want to slow down as misunderstandings are likely. In addition, someone may say something that shocks or startles you. On Sunday, you’ll probably want to vanish and rest after all the activity. Daydreaming can be fun and pleasant. Next week: You have a great deal of mental energy, but arguments could break out suddenly and before you even know it. RRRRR