Category Archives: Astrology

Ah, Sagittarius

Of all the signs – the seven animals (ram, bull, crab, lion, scorpion, goat, and fish), three humans (the twins, the virgin, and the water-bearer), and one pair of scales – Sagittarius is the most evocative. A centaur, half man … Continue reading

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Finding Scorpio

Unlike all the other signs of the zodiac, Scorpio really looks like a creepy little scorpion. He’s even got a red heart at the center, the bright star Antares. I wish I could pick him out, but whenever I look … Continue reading

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Virgo and the Engineers

When my business partner and I started our consulting firm one of the most difficult problems was finding a name. It not only had to stand for what we did, in some way, but also had to be available, i.e. … Continue reading

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Leo time

It’s a little crazy, I know, to believe that personality has anything to do with astrology, but it is pretty striking that everyone seems to know what sign they were born in. And for every powerful person born in the … Continue reading

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Gemini and NASA

I see I have two neglected categories I need to get busy on: “Astrology,” and the one called “Dreams, consciousness, and weird things like that.” The problem is that I’m just not that interested in astrology or dreams anymore. I … Continue reading

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Taurus time

One spring morning, Jupiter looked down from heaven and saw Europa, the beautiful Phoenician princess, gathering flowers. He changed himself into a bull and carried her off to Crete, where they were married (at least according to him). The bull … Continue reading

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Taurus time

I just love the way the ram and the bull up there in the cosmos plant their feet and look down at their respective elements – Aries at the fiery sun, Taurus at the earth below – but remain unmoved … Continue reading

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