Feathers, Air and Mercury Retro in Virgo

I love feathers and often find them on my walks through the redwood and tall sycamore trees in my neighborhood. It’s especially thrilling to find unique feathers, like these two. Feathers remind us of the Air element, representing intelligence, communication, sharing, networking, connections between people, places, and things. At the moment, Mercury (ruler of Gemini …

Mercury’s Retrograde on Steroids, Delaying Arrival of the New Year

This crazy year grinds to a close with Mercury, The Trickster, in charge of Communication, Intelligence, Networks and  Information, in the retrograde phase of its cycle. Next year, of course, will start with Mercury still following his own tracks, to see what might have been left undone or gone unnoticed, the first time around, in …

The Story Starts at the End

Life just seems to happen, sometimes. One thing intersects with the next, year after year, cycle upon cycle. It’s hard to keep track of it all. Our stories mount up in our memories, still active, still holding the energy of what happened, whether we were able to handle it gracefully or not. The ones that …