Tonight, May 24, is the New Moon in Gemini.
A New Moon is a time to begin new projects, and in the mutable air sign of Gemini, this means a focus on projects concerning communication and the flow of information. As we are also more psychically open during New Moons, this could signal a time of increased mental working and/or agitation. While this can be great for the office or the home, also be sure to take time to yourself to avoid over-stressing your mind; meditation and yoga are great ways to calm the mind.
Keep all lines of communication open--this is a great time for a brainstorming session (after all, you do have all those ideas running around in your head) or other such meeting
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan has long been known for her use of astrology, even consulting astrologers during her her time in the White House with her husband, President Ronald Reagan. President Barack Obama even personally called Nancy last fall to apologize for a gaffe in which he stated that he had spoken to all the living presidents about his upcoming tasks as President but "[d]idn't want to get into a Nancy Reagan thing about, you know, doing any seances." Nancy has recently revealed that her deceased husband Ronald has appeared to her, and that she still talks to him. While this to some of us may seem odd, it may seem quite comforting to others.
Whether you are a Republican or a
Today, the Sun is conjunct Mercury in a late degree of Taurus.
Now, bear in mind that Mercury is still retrograde until May 30, so communications issues will be especially highlighted.
Also, the fact that the conjunction occurs in a late degree of Taurus could be an opportunity to make a new start monetarily, whether through a new bank account, a new financial endeavor, or an investment venture. But, just as the Ides of March, beware the retrograde of Mercury, as you could well make some faulty moves, and no one wants to find themselves on the losing end of money matters.
Death of a Cozy Writer, the first novel in the St. Just Mystery series by G. M. Malliet published by Llewellyn's mystery fiction imprint Midnight Ink, has won the Agatha Award for Best First Mystery.
The Agatha Awards are literary awards for mystery and crime writers who write novels in the traditional method exemplified by Agatha Christie. Traditionally, these novels contain no explicit sex, excessive gore, or gratuitous violence, and usually feature an amateur detective and take place in a confined setting and contain characters that know one another.
Awards are handed out in five categories:
• Best Novel
• Best First Mystery
• Best Non-Fiction
• Best Short Story,