Category: Astrology

War of Words: The Astrology of Mars in Gemini 2022

Mars enters Gemini on August 20, 2022 and we’ll all need to get comfy with him there, because he doesn’t leave until March 25, 2023. This extended stay is thanks to Mars’ retrograde period between […]


August Astrology Forecast 2022: Full Moon in Aquarius

The Full Moon this month occurs on August 11 at 19 degrees of Aquarius. This will be a heavy, tense Full Moon as the Moon is conjunct Saturn at 22 Aquarius and in a T-square […]


Listen to Mel Talk Astrology and Spirits on Nightbird Radio

Want to hear about my recent experiment making magical chickpeas? Then tune in to the latest episode of Nightbird Radio! I had a great time chatting with host and fellow RSPM Timothy Sailor about my […]


How to Use a Monthly Moon Journal to Connect with Your Natal Moon Sign

I often recommend that my clients start keeping a moon journal as a simple and effective way to engage with astrological transits on a daily basis. This is especially useful for people with a very […]


The Astrology of the Alberta Papal Visit 2022

Edmonton is buzzing with preparations for the upcoming papal visit, so I wanted to take a look at how this significant event shows up in the astrology. I haven’t done a post yet on delineating […]


How to Use Twelfth-Parts (Dwads) in Astrology

I was recently talking about twelfth-parts with a fellow astrologer so I decided to do a post, as this is one of my favourite sub-techniques that gives some subtle but meaningful information. The twelfth-parts are […]


Announcing astrOMG! Astrology Cartoons

I’m super excited to present astrOMG! This is a series of astrology cartoons drawn by none other than my wonderful husband! He has been working on these cartoons for several months now – I think […]


Explosive Liberation: The Astrology of the 2022 Mars-Uranus-North Node Conjunction in Taurus

One of the major astrological events of 2022 will occur in a just a couple weeks: the conjunction of Mars, Uranus and the North Node in Taurus. Mars entered Taurus on July 5. The warrior […]


Mastering the Art of Solar Returns

My birthday is coming up so I thought I’d write about solar return charts, which are kind of an astrological birthday chart. The solar return is the moment when the Sun returns to the exact […]


Money and Justice: Canada’s 2022 Cancer Ingress Astrology Forecast

We are almost at the summer solstice, which is the Cancer ingress in astrological terms – this is when the Sun enters Cancer and marks the start of summer in the northern hemisphere. The Aries […]


“Planting with the Planets” – read it now on Astro.com

My first story for The Mountain Astrologer was published earlier this year, in their Aries Nox 2022 issue. It’s called “Planting with the Planets: The Astrology of Biodynamic Farming” and it’s a deep dive into […]


Now Offering Astrological Rectification Services

Rectification is the art of confirming an exact birth time. Having an exact time is critical for accurate astrology readings, especially predictive forecasts. Unfortunately, unknown or inaccurate birth times are very common. Many places in […]