Author Archives: Trish and Rob

Mercury Retro Alert

  Okay, folks, buckle up! On Friday, November 16, at 8:33 p.m. ET, the trickster planet, Mercury, turns retrograde at 13 degrees Sagittarius. The good news is that it’s the last Mercury retro of 2018 and ends before the Christmas … Continue reading

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Narrative Magick

Narrative Magick. Ever heard that phrase? I hadn’t, until Sheila Joshi, a clinical psychologist and blogging friend, told us about it. And yet, it’s something we’ve written about a number of times. It’s the practice of trying to conjure something … Continue reading

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Fire

On November 8, Jupiter entered fire sign Sagittarius, the sign it rules and where it functions well. Jupiter represents expansion, luck, synchronicity, excess. It also rules the higher mind, our spiritual beliefs, higher education, publishing, long distance travel, foreign people … Continue reading

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Jupiter into Sagittarius

Jupiter, the big dude in the universe, is the giver of gifts in astrology. It symbolizes luck, synchronicity, expansion, excess, higher education, our philosophical and spiritual beliefs, foreign countries and people. On November 8, it enters Sagittarius, the sign it … Continue reading

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Election Day and a New Moon

So here we are, the night before election day in the midterm elections. 470 seats in Congress – 35 in the Senate, all 435 in the House – are up for election. The Republicans currently hold 51 seats in the … Continue reading

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Enter the seed sounds…

I’m in the midst of a 6-part meditation workshop at our local yoga studio, and one of the meditations I led during the third session focused on chakras. It was a bit complex because it involved not only visualizing a … Continue reading

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Scriptwriting

Several years ago, Hilary Hemingway suggested we co-write a script for Ghost Key, the second book in my Hungry Ghosts series. I leaped at the opportunity. I’d never written a script and scriptwriting was where she and her husband, Jeff … Continue reading

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Synchronicity and Death

With any emotional event, there are synchronicities and when that event involves death, they tend to be powerful and in your face. Anyone who has pets knows that that animals have their own agendas. They can be teachers, creative inspiration, … Continue reading

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The Odd Beam of Light

I was in Pennsylvania during the last weekend in October, visiting our friends Carol and Steve Bowman. I snapped a photo of their yard, where Steve had been gardening much of the day, and snapped this photo from about 15 … Continue reading

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Giving his Former Party the Boot

I have to admit that my favorite cable news talkers are the conservatives who have abandoned the Republican Party because of Trump. Among my favorites are Nicole Wallace, who was communications director for George W. Bush, Steve Schmidt who was … Continue reading

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An explosive synchro

Jim Carey’s new portrait of Donald Trump Is it a synchronicity that 48 hours after Donald Trump announced that he is a nationalist that 10 bombs were sent to prominent Democrats, including two presidents and a vice president? Or, was … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Envisioning the Future

Science fiction writers have a long tradition of envisioning the future and its technology that later becomes scientific fact. Take Jules Verne. In his 1870 novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, he imagined an underwater ship powered by electricity. American … Continue reading

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Mad over Meditation

I’m teaching a six-week meditation workshop at a yoga studio in our town. I’ve probably taught about a dozen of them over the past eight years and have heard lots of different reactions along the way. Some say they just … Continue reading

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