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The Shift toward Summer

As you read this Gemini Season is getting underway. This is a pleasant time of year here in the Northern Hemisphere. Even though it is still Spring, everywhere we look we see the push toward Summer. This is the shifting nature of each mutable sign. Gemini pushes us from Spring to Summer. Virgo pushes us from Summer to Autumn. Sagittarius pushes us from Autumn to Winter. Pisces pushes us from Winter to Spring.

Here on the coast of Maine (called Vacationland) there is so much activity you can almost feel the buzz beginning. In the coming days, it will get louder and more intense. The harbor is beginning to fill with boats after the quiet cold of the empty harbor in the past months. This is my first Spring here watching this transformation.

I hope I don’t become a curmudgeonly native who complains about the tourists! I know the roads will be crowded but I intend to enjoy the sights of folks from around the world coming to this lovely corner of Maine.

Spring Blossoms

A Day for Emotions and Opinions

Monday, May 22, 2023

The Moon is in the Cardinal Water sign of Cancer today. The Cardinal signs (Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn) are known for taking action and making things happen. The Water signs (Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces) relate to deep emotion. Because of this combination, Cancer is far stronger than most folks think—like the strength and focus of a mother bear protecting her cubs. Pay attention to who you are with today and where you spend the day. Your emotional desires will focus on comfort, domestic concerns, safety, family, and love.

In the early hours (1:56 AM EDT), the chatty Gemini Sun forms a supportive sextile to Mars in Leo. You may feel the need to explore and question your own understanding of issues big and small. Seek opportunities to discuss these in a light-hearted yet somewhat heated manner. Listen to others’ opinions and share your own. You may find that it is time to change an opinion or two.

So many gravestones for those who died young at sea

Pay Attention to Your Feelings

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The Moon remains in Cancer today, where it is at home, due to the Moon’s rulership of Cancer. That doesn’t make for an easy time, however. This will likely be a day of deep sensitivity and even moodiness. You may feel more vulnerable than usual and could become defensive if old buttons are pushed. For most of us, it is not easy to express vulnerability. When the Moon is in Cancer, it is important to be able to do so. Tell someone how you feel no matter how messy it may seem to be.

That said, at 1:12 AM EDT, Mars in Leo forms a challenging square aspect to Jupiter, now in Taurus. This transit, which will last several days may make you feel super energetic, with a desire to take risks. Do so cautiously. Breathe deeply and avoid rash actions. Temper your impulsivity with strategy and attention to detail. This is more important than it may seem. Be aware of the battles you choose or, better yet, avoid them altogether.

Lincolnville Beach

Popcorn for Everyone

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

You will surely notice a shift today when the Moon enters Leo at 10:35 AM EDT. With the Moon in Leo, we look to fulfill grand and dramatic desires. This is a great time for romantic and creative activities, as well as playing with children or playing like a child. Think of your life as a stage and step forward to express what is most unique and true within you.

The Moon makes a few connections during the course of the day that will keep things interesting. It briefly opposes Pluto at 11:03 AM EDT, squares Jupiter at 2:13 PM EDT, is conjunct with Mars at 3:21 PM EDT, and makes a sextile to the Sun at 5:32 PM EDT.

Stay buoyant like the popcorn energy of this day. Don’t let unexpected or unimportant ego issues get in the way of authentic self-expression. Shower your friends, your loved ones, and yourself with warmth and generosity. Surprise someone with an unexpected gift that they’ll long remember was from you.

Spring Blossoms

Radiate Light

Thursday, May 25, 2023

With the Moon in Leo all day, your attention focuses on squeezing the most fun and pleasure out of this day. Don’t try to get chores done or have expectations about what you can knock off your ‘to-do’ list. This is a day to express high levels of authentic generosity.

Other than the passing influence of a brief square to Mercury at 6:12 AM EDT, the Leo Moon offers a warm, simple day that feels good. We are more able than usual to exude courage and confidence. Of course, there is a downside to each sign. Remember to shine inner generosity on everyone you encounter rather than keeping it focused on yourself. Don’t let yourself get caught in a trap of selfishness. Find the light within and radiate it out into the world around you.

Bleeding Hearts

A Sparkly Day of Opportunity

Friday, May 26, 2023

The Moon remains in Leo for most of the day. Leo is the Fixed Fire sign ruled by the Sun. Its energy is bright, bold, and proud. The qualities of honor and integrity are very important to this sign. Enjoy the day, get out, be seen, and play with others as much as you are able.

At 3:36 AM EDT, Venus in Cancer forms a sextile Uranus in Taurus. Sextiles are 60-degree aspects offering opportunities and possibilities. These must be actively engaged. Because Venus is forming this sextile, the opportunities come from women or the more feminine part of the human experience. Venus is the planet that shows us how to please others, be diplomatic, make connections, and create balance. Turn to your women friends. It is through women that we can save the future.

Late in the evening, at 11:04 PM EDT, the Moon moves into Virgo. The next few days will bring more practicality to your endeavors.


First Quarter Moon – A Time of Action

Saturday, May 27, 2023

The Moon is in Virgo today, reaching her First Quarter phase at 11:23 AM EDT. Consider the metaphorical seed you planted during your New Moon ritual a week ago, on May 19th. Anticipate an issue arising that supports the growth of that metaphorical seed. This phase occurs when the Sun and Moon are in a difficult square aspect, so it may not be an easy step to take.

Astrologer Dana Gerhardt says, “We decide our futures at the Quarter Moons as we turn toward fulfillment or failure.” Dane Rudhyar describes it as being “caught in the wheel of change at these times.”

Mark the First Quarter Moon on your calendar each month. Make it a point to take at least one consciously courageous act related to the ‘seed’ you planted at the New Moon. This is a powerful habit to implement. With the Moon in Virgo, the action taken should concern organization, being of service to others, or solving problems. Make your to-do lists and pin down plans with others.

an 8-minute walk from my house

Flexibility and Focus are Key

Sunday, May 28, 2023

With the Moon in Virgo, it is a good day to focus on practical, detailed tasks. Virgo is the Mutable Earth sign. The Mutable signs (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, Pisces) are changeable and flexible. The energy of the Earth signs (Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn) is focused, determined, and practical. Organize your drawers and update your calendar. Be realistic as you set your mind to projects and tasks to accomplish. Keep in mind that perfection is not required.
At 6:45 AM EDT, the Sun in Gemini squares Saturn in Pisces. This is the opening square of a year-long transit that began mid-February this year.
Saturn, the authoritative teacher of the Zodiac, is in direct conflict with the Sun’s fiery energy today. Like a period of endless cloudy days, it is easy to feel aggravated, pessimistic, or even depressed during this transit.
Did you believe that you were owed something that did not come to fruition? Are you concerned that your obligations and commitments are keeping you from something you want or need? The tension you feel over the next few days will point you in the direction of the work that is required of you. Look to the Houses in your natal chart that hold Gemini and Pisces. It is there that you will find the clues to clear those proverbial clouds from the sky.


In these weekly reports, I explore the major aspects formed by transit between the planets. I do not consider every aspect that the Moon makes each day as they can be numerous and give rise to fleeting moods. The aspects under consideration are conjunctions, sextiles, squares, trines, and oppositions. The planets I work with are the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto.


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