In 2020 we have not one but two conjunctions that mark the turn of a generation, and of an era in history. On Jan. 12, Saturn and Pluto in Capricorn form their once per 33-year conjunction. Then on Dec. 21, 2020, Jupiter and Saturn, both now in Aquarius, form a conjunction in the first degree of that sign. Read more...

The Mysterious Case of Mercury Retrograde in Scorpio

Posted by Amanda Painter

From the 2016 Sacred and Profane Festival, Peaks Island. Photo by Amanda Painter.

Mercury stations retrograde in Scorpio today. Mercury is associated with tricks, especially during its retrogrades, yet it does bestow treats as well — though as Amanda Painter notes, it requires actively seeking that perspective, in the form of recognizing the lessons hidden in the mischief and frustration.

A Few Hurdles

Posted by Planet Waves

By Jen Sorensen

Although the hearings to impeach Trump are encouraging, this is no time to get overconfident. Cartoonist Jen Sorensen has noticed a few things standing in the way.

Monday Morning Horoscope #200 for Oct. 28, 2019

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


Tonight’s New Moon in your birth sign will be full of surprises. Some may seem to come from you, others from people close to you. Therefore, keep your plans loose for the next few days, to accommodate anything interesting that might arise. With Mercury about to station retrograde in your sign, you will likely be revising your agenda a few times.

Planet Waves Monthly Horoscope for November 2019 (#1266)

Posted by Eric Francis Coppolino


Mercury is about to make an intriguing retrograde in your sign (Oct. 31-Nov. 20). For you, part of the appeal will be how psychological the astrology is, beginning with Mercury holding a long conjunction to one of the most important asteroids, Pallas. Plus, Venus is in town for the excitement (until Nov. 1), and Mars is lurking in your 12th solar house of deep introspection.