trickster mercury & the pumpkin pie

What most of us forget, or don’t know, is that Mercury is a famed trickster in the tradition of the Tarot’s Magician. The speedy little messenger doesn’t exactly like to slow down…. so being retrograde makes him a bit, ah, testy. Being testy doesn’t usually bring out an Eeyore side of him, but rather a…

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rethinking mercury retrograde

I know, I know. It strikes fear in the hearts of even non-astrology believers (although remember, kids. You can’t believe or not believe in science–it just is)…. poor Mercury will now take the blame for every mishap in your life. Everything from the TV blowing up to your oversleeping or your SO forgetting your date…

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venus ascends slowly as the grave bells gently ring annoucing the rise of the dead–a darling transit report for halloween week

We are half way through the Venus Retrograde and this week we will be sailing past the end of  October and early November’s usual parade of spirits and zombies and ghouls and goddesses and sexy witches and sugar skulls as the Goddess of Things We Value Most, Venus slowly begins her ascension toward  her place…

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be your own goddess of beauty: radiant & important beauty alerts for venus & mercury retrograde……. plus! working with the moon for gorgeous locks

Is there any planet more romantic than the moon?  It’s the muse of gothic horror novels and films from Dracula to well, Party Night,  not to mention one of my favorites, American Werewolf in London . . .  Ask any police officer or emergency room nurse and you’ll get chills in return . . .…

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i’m your Venus i’m your fire your desire

I’m Your Venus Because it’s Mercury Retrograde & I’m at least as vulnerable, I think more so in the shoemaker’s children always go barefoot tradition………. a few bits you need to know for RIGHT NOW, my loves. Miss Venus has put on her lipstick and kitten heels and strutted herself into Libra.  And she’s packing…

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