Surely Some Revelation: The Astrology of 2010

Dear Friend and Reader: In 12 years of writing annual horoscopes — as of this year, one edition for every sign of the zodiac — I’ve never looked at the charts and thought: Man, I’m glad I’ve been at this for a while. Not until now, that is. Given the care with which my words are read, … Read more

01/10 Inner Space by Eric Francis

Sometimes the most frustrating times are the most creatively fruitful. While you may have to set certain professional plans and ambitions aside for a few weeks, you have an excellent motive for introspection. You have been feeling a push to express yourself for months, and yet you may seem to have no access to those … Read more

Five Minutes of Astrology

Dear Friend and Reader: This is an off-week for a monthly horoscope; the next one will be next Tuesday. So I’m here this week with some practical astrology, focusing on the events of the current week. Our top story is that Mercury is getting ready to be retrograde in Capricorn just in time for the … Read more

Planet Waves Inner Space Horoscope – December 2009

Dear Friend and Reader: Today is the approach to the Gemini Full Moon. The Sun opposite Moon aspect is exact overnight or early Tuesday morning in most US and European time zones, so today and tonight is the peak of energy. More details are in my Monday post about the week’s astrology, called Business, as Unusual. … Read more

Planet Waves Monthly Horoscope – December 2009

Dear Friend and Reader: The Saturn-Pluto square is not over; its story has really just begun. The feeling of every important issue coming to a crunch point is typical of this aspect, but so too is a wave of fear in the population that can only be addressed by individuals willing to take their minds … Read more

Planet Waves Alt Horoscope – November, 2009

BY ERIC FRANCIS Aries (March 20-April 19) You seem to have an emotional investment in a career issue that you would be wise to consider through a more objective lens. It would make even more sense to focus on the creative aspects of what you are doing rather than having an attachment to success. If … Read more

Planet Waves Inner Space Horoscope – November 2009

BY ERIC FRANCIS There are those moments when astrology informs us that big changes are on the horizon, and this is one of them. On Oct. 29, Saturn changed signs to Libra; this was covered in detail in the most recent Friday edition. Any sign change of Saturn is significant. Yet what happens Nov. 15 is … Read more

Saturn in Libra: Planet Waves for November 2009

Dear Friend and Reader: In a matter of hours, Saturn will begin its first visit to Libra since 1983. That happens Thursday in most time zones. How it worked back then was, Saturn entered Libra for the first time on Sept. 21, 1980, right before Ronald Reagan was supposedly elected. History has not properly recorded … Read more

Tuesday Letter: Libra to Scorpio

Dear Friend and Client: Libra has been one of those seasons with five Tuesdays. I don’t issue the first monthly horoscope until the first Tuesday that Sun has ingressed the new sign, so I’m here with a brief letter telling you what I think you need to know about this week’s astrology. The Sun is … Read more

Planet Waves Alt Horoscope – October 2009

BY ERIC FRANCIS Today’s bonus horoscope is our third monthly for the Libra cycle of the Sun. Imagine reading it in one of those big thick fashion magazines, only down in Australia. We’ll be back with another Tuesday bonus edition next week, but it won’t be a horoscope. See you with a regular edition Friday! … Read more