Neptune Retrograde

men silhouette in the fog

Neptune Transiting Retrograde Neptune … It bewilders. It beguiles. It can be a visionary. It can be a fraud.   In its highest form, Neptune is the planet of intuition, inspiration, and spiritual awakening; and in its lowest form, it is the planet of illusion, confusion and […]


Melanie Griffith & Antonio Banderas: Is the Fault in Their Stars?

at the Los Angeles Premiere of "Shrek The Third". Mann Village Theatre, Westwood, CA. 05-06-07

Just as Mercury prepared to station retrograde, it was announced that Melanie Griffith had filed for divorce to undo her 18-year marriage to Antonio Banderas. Although some were shocked by this turn of events, it’s no surprise once you look at their respective horoscopes. Since marriage and divorce aren’t solo events, whether a couple […]


Griffith v. Banderas: Antonio’s Side of the Astrological Story

Divorce and separation

Griffith v. Banderas Antonio’s Side of the Astrological Story Now that I’ve discussed  Melanie Griffith’s chart (click here), what planetary influences speak to the demise of Antonio Bandera’s marriage? Although born in different years, Antonio’s Leo Sun is just one degree higher than Melanie’s, which means in recent […]


Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas and the Cardinal Cross

Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas and the Cardinal Cross Oh my.  The solar eclipse at 11 degrees Scorpio this past November landed directly on the composite Jupiter in the composite seventh house (the marriage), which  means that the April 29 solar eclipse at 9 Taurus fell in the composite […]


I’ve Got No Planets in My Seventh House (and other astrological disasters)


I’ve Got No Planets in My Seventh House (and other astrological disasters)   Help! I’ve got no planets in my 7th house. Does that mean I’m never going to get married? That’s the question I hear most often. No one has ever said, I’ve got no planets in my 2nd house. […]


The Attractor Factors

Group Of Five Teenage Friends Hanging Out In Bedroom

The Attractor Factors Do you tend to attract friends born under a particular sign? Most people do, and there’s a very good astrological reason for it.     Throughout my life, I’ve attracted friends born under the signs of Sagittarius and Pisces, as well as many who […]


Predicting with Progressed House Cusps

astro-chart-significance THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CHANGING HOUSES CUSPS IN PREDICTIVE WORK When looking at secondary progressions, it is common practice to look at the progressed Ascendant and Midheaven. However, I find it very helpful in predictive work to examine all of the progressed house cusps. In a natal chart, [...]READ MORE

The Sun Always Shines, Even in the Twelfth House


The Sun Always Shines, Even in the Twelfth House Whenever I see a chart with the Sun in the twelfth house, I immediately know that this person has a gift to share with the world. It may be in the fine arts (e.g., painting, sculpting), the dramatic arts (e.g., […]