East Meets West
Pandemic 2020…
Now you know how bored I am.
My astrological take on the US election.

East Meets West





The Year of the Ox


West January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021

East February 12, 2021 – January 31, 2022


I’m here to fix and stabilize

To help heal and lay the foundation

For unification and one for all

I will sort through the chaos

Fortify and protect our values

And assess and speak the truth

My mission is to reverse the damage

Bring integrity to the forefront

Implement justice, law, and order

And deliver equality and freedom.




The Ox believes in prosperity but only if acquired through hard work, integrity, and fair play. He is methodical, patient, and a team player. He surrounds himself with the best of the best and plays no favoritism to those trying to buy their way into his circle. The Ox sees clearly and stays focused on the result. He believes in a code of ethics and is reliable, devoted, and determined to do what’s right. He takes his position seriously and considers having the trust of others an honor.

The year ahead will be one of change, innovation, and a reversal from the industrial path we have been on for so long into the age of high-tech alternatives that encourage a humanitarian lifestyle. It’s a time for new beginnings as the old way of doing things is banished for a cleaner, versatile choice.

It’s time to be inventive, intervene, get involved,  time to reassess, and reclaim what’s best for the planet and its inhabitants. To stop letting greed take over, and focus on leaving our children and generations to come with a healthy environment in which to live. The youth will offer greater insight and be eager to enforce what’s necessary and put an end to any who try to hold on to old unfriendly ways. The tug of war isn’t over, but the numbers and percentages are changing, and if we are to survive, it’s essential to do our part to appease Mother Nature.

The Ox year will push to improve life and emphasize how our diversity makes us stronger and better when we work together.

Tradition will remain a mainstay, but it will have its place. A shift in politics will encourage a united front and be the objective and necessary for our survival. Mother nature will be watching closely to determine whether the human race is entitled to another chance to be in charge.

Those who will do well during the year of the Ox will be those open to conscience change. Those willing to fight for peace, coupled with the Ox’s strong will to ensure freedom, will help lead to a better future. Be brave, be safe, be well.


ARIES (March 21-April 19): It’s time to step up and take over. Become the pioneer, embrace new beginnings, and look for innovative concepts and trends to help you achieve your goals. Be the leader; the one everyone looks to for the strength and courage required to make the world a better place. Jump into action, seize the moment, and take advantage of every opportunity to make a difference. Personal change begins with you. Maintain balance and integrity personally and professionally, and what you learn from the experience will be life-altering. Set an example, and the outcome will be well worth your time and effort.

Solar Sign: Aries.

Lunar Sign: Dragon.

Love: resurgence, contentment, togetherness.

Money: uncertainty, adaptability, triumphant.

Health: consistency, sensitivity, stability.

Goal: freedom, innovation, stimulation.

Lucky numbers: 5, 12, 21, 26, 39, 42, 48.



TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You are best to review what’s happened, consider your reactions, and the consequences that transpired before you make an impulsive move. The temptation will bait you, and performance will be vital if you plan to be successful during the year of the Ox. Charm will work wonders if you put honesty and integrity first and foremost. Simplicity, moderation, and benevolence will make a difference in the way others respond and how your life unfolds. Education, observation, and positive change will go hand-in-hand. Personal growth will lead you down an unexpected and unusual path.

Solar Sign: Taurus.

Lunar Sign: Snake.

Love: temptation, free-spirited, uncertainty.

Money: instability, impulsiveness, risky.

Health: fads, inconsistency, excessive

Goal: recognition, spirituality, stability.

Lucky numbers: 8, 11, 26, 29, 33, 39, 47.


GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Test your ability to expand your mind and capture what’s at stake. The choices you make will be scrutinized and challenged. Offering truth and integrity will result in compassion and understanding; vague and excessive behavior will lead to criticism and complaints. Turn this year into one of change, discipline, and making amends with the past. Stop sitting on the fence and do what’s right, and you will reap the rewards. Choose a direction that leads to completion, satisfaction, and a brighter future. Who you associate with will determine your destiny. Align yourself with those who share your beliefs and values and reset the clock for a better future.

Solar sign: Gemini.

Lunar Sign: Horse.

Love: honesty, exclusivity, commitment.

Money: protect, appreciate, responsible.

Health: discipline, moderation, rest.

Goal: mindfulness, persistence, loyalty.

Lucky numbers: 7, 12, 22, 27, 36, 39, 45.


CANCER (June 21-July 22): Use your imagination this year, and you’ll come up with a plan that will lead to great opportunity and satisfaction. Your drive and determination, coupled with persuasive tactics, will not let you down or leave you short. It’s up to you to take control and to mastermind your plan in detail. There are deals to close and financial perks available to help you gain the security required to feel comfortable with your lifestyle. Although it will not be an easy year, the rewards you receive for your hard work will be plentiful.

Solar Sign: Cancer.

Lunar Sign: Sheep.

Love: passionate, aggressive, capricious.

Money: opportunity, leverage, surprising.

Health: fitness, diet, rejuvenate.

Goal: uniqueness, spirituality, enlightenment.

Lucky numbers: 5, 17, 24, 28, 30, 44, 47.


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Broaden your outlook, search for the truth, expand your mind, and focus on what you are trying to achieve. Added discipline and opportunity are favored. It’s up to you to take advantage of what’s available to you. Create a scenario that will help you excel. Refuse to follow someone else when leadership is your ticket to success. Keep your finances in order and safe from those trying to undermine you. Recognize your talents, use your skills, and only change what isn’t working for you. Become the ringleader, run the show, and rewards will come your way.

Solar Sign: Leo.

Lunar Sign: Monkey.

Love: costly, undefined, misleading.

Money: inconsistent, nonconforming, impulsive.

Health: perplexing, instinctual, hypochondriac.

Goal: originality, assurance, prosperity.

Lucky numbers: 6, 8, 19, 21, 32, 37, 43.


VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Make your dreams come true. Take your innovative ideas to the next level. Speak up, share ideas, make things happen. Be open to suggestions, collaborate with experts, and make lifestyle changes that encourage less stress and more time to do the things you love. Forward-thinking and using your attributes to catapult you into the future will make it easier to reach your goals and bring about positive change. Verify information, maintain equilibrium, and choose associates and personal partners will care. Honesty and integrity will determine your success and offer assurance and peace of mind.

Solar Sign: Virgo.

Lunar Sign: Rooster.

Love: plentiful, uplifting, stabilizing.

Money: steady, fruitful, indulgent.

Health: discipline, excessive, uncertain.

Goal: individualist, trendsetter, humanitarian.

Lucky numbers: 9, 13, 24, 28, 39, 47, 49.


LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): An opportunity is heading your way. Added discipline, dedication, and creative mastery will help you take your talents, skills, and attributes to the next level. Expanding your mind, interests, and spirituality will lead to new beginnings, peace of mind, and greater strength and courage to pursue what means most to you. Delve into whatever you feel passionate about wholeheartedly, and the results will be spectacular. Personal growth will lead to diverse beliefs, values, and life-changing experiences. Resist temptation and enlist a moderate lifestyle, and you will enjoy what life has to offer.

Solar Sign: Libra.

Lunar Sign: Dog.

Love: temptation, secrecy, restore.

Money: uncertainty, instability, indulgence.

Health: moderation, consistency, fitness.

Goal: creativity, spirituality, security.

Lucky numbers: 6, 13, 24, 28, 32, 39, 43.


SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Innovation coupled with a desire for change, will add excitement to your life. Consider how to maintain personal and financial stability without disrupting meaningful relationships. Have a plan in place before you reveal your plans. Maintaining balance and integrity will test you, and persuasive charm will keep you out of trouble. Seek refuge in the activities, pastimes, and people that make you feel alive and bring out the best in you. Resistance, practicality, and perseverance will keep you on track and ensure that you don’t give in to pressure, emotional instability, or unnecessary spending.

Solar Sign: Scorpio.

Lunar Sign: Boar.

Love: protective, respectful, committed.

Money: complicated, impulsive, speculative.

Health: discipline, fitness, tranquility.

Goal: productive, uncluttered, growth.

Lucky numbers: 9, 11, 23, 32, 24, 41, 45.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Expand your mind, raise your game, and follow your inner voice. Distance yourself from indecisive people or individuals who are vague or disruptive. Stand on your own two feet and call the shots. Evaluate what’s happened and make changes and updates based on facts, figures, and what you’d like to achieve. Discipline and courage will help you overcome obstacles and set the stage for new beginnings. Speak up, be frank, and think big but don’t overstep your boundaries or set unrealistic expectations. Keep your paperwork up to date, honor your promises, and live within your means.

Solar Sign: Sagittarius

Lunar Sign: Rat.

Love: commitment, expansion, responsibility.

Money: ambitious, inventive, structured.

Health: assertive, vigorous, nutritional.

Goal: realistic, truthful, flexible.

Lucky numbers: 3, 12, 20, 29, 33, 41, 45.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Uncertainty will lead to change. Surprises can be expected, and making snap decisions necessary. Take nothing for granted and put everything that has fallen out of place back in order. Knowledge, fitness, and emotional well-being will play a role in your success. Taking care of yourself will keep you in top condition and ready to take on whatever comes your way. Stress will take over if you don’t prepare. Rely on experience and expertise to help you reach your goals. Argumentative behavior will hold you back but being reasonable will promote progressive, positive results.

Solar Sign: Capricorn.

Lunar: Sign Ox.

Love: demonstrative, engaging, meaningful.

Money: unorthodox,  instinctual, novel.

Health: robust, perfectionist, injuries.

Goal: consistency, security, stability.

Lucky numbers: 4, 18, 21, 24, 30, 38, 45.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): A passionate approach to life, love, and happiness will surface and take you on an unforgettable rollercoaster ride. Plenty of excitement and changes will unfold that will push you into all sorts of unexpected situations. Hanging in and staying focused on what’s important to you will help you ward off being misled or taken for granted. Protect against ill-health and injury. Size up what you are trying to achieve, and you’ll find the best route to follow. Impulsiveness will be your downfall, and will power, discipline, and courage will lead to a safe and secure future.

Solar Sign: Aquarius.

Lunar Sign: Tiger.

Love: changeable, insightful, provocative.

Money: instability, diversity, realistic.

Health: stressful, fatigued, overexert.

Goal: evaluate, restore, appreciate.

Lucky numbers: 7, 12, 21, 25, 33, 36, 43.



PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Time is on your side. Slow down, be meticulous, and make plans that have longevity. Personal and professional gains are within reach as long as you stay in control and pay close attention to detail. There is no need to take a risk. Research, innovation, and having a clear picture of what you want to accomplish will ease stress and encourage success. Expect problems with institutions, rules, and regulations and leave wiggle room to make adjustments that fit the current trends. Let your imagination run free, and don’t deny yourself the pleasure of being with someone you love.

Solar Sign: Pisces.

Lunar Sign: Rabbit.

Love: exhilarating, stabilizing, life-altering.

Money: hesitancy, opportunity, diversity.

Health: patience, positivity, insightful.

Goal: contentment, evolution, goodwill.

Lucky numbers: 8, 15, 21, 29, 37, 46, 49.



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Pandemic 2020…

How’s everyone doing?????????????????

2020 has undoubtedly been a unique year. Many of us have worked from home, some of us wearing pajama bottoms or sweats while conducting virtual meetings, or trying to deal with losing a job, reinvent ourselves, or dealing with loosing a loved one, or perhaps all of the above. Money has been scarce, restrictions and inability to socialize has led to depression, and a desire to put this year to rest and rediscover some normalcy.

This worldwide pandemic is a universal dilemma and requires us as humans to come together. Never have we needed to be more united than now. To put our differences aside and work as a collective group that supports science instead of political agendas.

Astrologically speaking, it’s been interesting to see the effects of transiting Jupiter, Saturn, and Pluto on the planet and its inhabitants. Jupiter and Saturn are creating such uncertainty, and Pluto being so explosive has quite an impact that will have a lasting effect on the way we live moving forward.

For many, resistance to letting go of the past and embrace the future with an open mind and willingness to make necessary adjustments have slowed down the process of recovery. The industrious, ambitious sign Capricorn is holding on for dear life to old ways, big money, corporate stronghold, and not wanting to give up personal freedom for the sake of the collective. With the station of transiting Mars in Aries that began in July and will relentlessly plague us until March, we will see the unraveling of life as we know it, but don’t lose hope.

We are resilient, and as Jupiter and Saturn push their way into Aquarius, the sun will shine again, and new life and beginnings will start to grow. Aquarius is innovative, inventive, and imaginative, and with discipline and hard work, we will overcome by reinventing ourselves, our skills, and our way of life.

So what can we do in the interim? Well, for starters, we can strive to be part of the solution, not the problem, do what’s best for everyone, abide by the rules and reach out and help others. The objective is to stay mentally and physically healthy. Being innovative in our fitness approach, virtual socializing, good nutrition, and family fun can help. We can hone or add to our skills and offer services that are lacking during such troubled times. Look at the flourishing industries during the pandemic and take online courses that will help you parley into such fields.

Most importantly, remember that cycles come and go. That this challenging time we are experiencing began at the beginning of 2018 when transiting Saturn entered the constellation Capricorn, so where we are now has been building for some time. Although we can see the light at the end of the tunnel, note that it will fade if we aren’t diligent about the way we live moving forward.

The next couple of years will be the long road to recovery. How fast and efficiently we get there will depend on our ability to accept and deal with the changes required to make our world and planet healthy and safe. So do your part, be part of the solution.


Now you know how bored I am.

How does each zodiac sign handle being quarantined?

Aries – Rearranges furniture, tears down walls, builds a firepit.

Taurus – Searches online for valuable treasures at a rock bottom price.

Gemini – Learns a second language, offers yoga classes online, makes a physical transformation.

Cancer – Happy not to have to leave home, opens up a take-out restaurant for those in need.

Leo – Sets up a virtual social club online and charges people to get in.

Virgo – Cleans the house from top to bottom and then from bottom to top.

Libra – Peace, at last, takes a virtual tour to view the world’s famous museums and galleries.

Scorpio – Looks for unusual ways to navigate from one place to another without being seen.

Sagittarius – Becomes a warrior and discovers a new way to help on the front line.

Capricorn – Turns a negative into a hidden opportunity and reaps the rewards.

Aquarius – Develops an innovative way to use skills to benefit the planet and the human race.

Pisces – Transforms confined space into a magical place, and dances the night away.

My astrological take on the US election.

We are dealing with two very different candidates..

One candidate who has an ability to color situations and charismatically mesmerize the crowds. A player who only plays to win and is willing to muddy the waters to reach his destination.

The other who has an intense, hardworking attitude but hosts a chart that denotes she has never gotten away with anything. A woman who has dedicated her life to serving the public.


A Gemini versus a Scorpio…..

From my observation over the years when two candidates face off sometimes the one with the better chart or transits wins and other times the one who isn’t as well favored by the planets wins.

This is based on what the candidates are signing up for. In the case of the US presidency I’d have to say the job awaiting whoever wins is not going to be an easy task. For that very reason given the transits both candidates will experience on November 8th are so evenly matched it’s anyone’s ball game – or is it?

Looking at some of the positives and negatives they both have going on. It’s obvious that somewhere someone is going to be let down by those he or she are counting on for support and votes. Hillary will always be let down by institutions and I believe has grown to know that and has compensated for this likelihood. Donald on the other hand will be let down by the people he thinks he has won over and owe him, something he’s not used to experiencing.


Regardless they both need to work on their people skills.








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