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Horoscopes for 5.23.2019

Horoscopes for 5.23.2019

It is a bawdy planet, that will strike
Where ’tis predominant; and ’tis pow’rful—think it—
From east, west, north, and south.

    Leontes in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale (I.ii.201-3)

Venus conjunct Uranus. In Taurus. Talk about weird. “It is a bawdy planet,” as the King says.

Horoscopes for 5.23.2019

Gemini

Gemini
While this was triggered by a spurious and errant thought, it figure, Gemini, sure, that works. In another horoscope, further down this week’s list, there’s a a vague allusion to a comment from a great work of literature. It’s one of this novels that I reread, periodically, maybe once every couple of years as it seems to impart new meaning, each time, Then, too, as an author’s early work, there is a certain joy, vibrancy, and life breathed into the characters that is missing from later, more studious, more “serious” artwork. That first one, though, always worth rereading, as if, they put new words in. The dazzling display of wordsmith and breathtaking panorama of the inner mind of the characters, all takes flight. It’s good material. Helps me to reread it, from time to time. Part of it is like poetry, well, almost, or to me, anyway. As a Gemini, yes, happy birthday, multiple times, but no, what this is about? Be willing to go back over some stuff we’ve already covered. Mercury — your planet — is in your sign. Instead of trying to cross new frontiers and broach new targets? You would be surprised what new tricks come from old material, besides, it’s your birthday time, stick with your classics.

Cancer

Mars heats up the Cancer Moon Child’s waters. Water sign, you know? Mars is a like a water kettle, no, The Cancer’s crab-like carapace is like the kettle, and Mars is the stove. The internal water in Cancer is reaching a boiling point. The way this week works out, though, astrologically? The way this starts to play out? Looks like to me?
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Horoscopes for 5.16.2019

Horoscopes for 5.16.2019

    Thus far our fortune keeps an upward course,
    And we are grac’d with wreaths of victory.

King Edward in Shakespeare’s Henry 6.3 5.3.1-2

Horoscopes for 5.16.2019

Taurus

Taurus
As a Taurus, I tend to think of you as a paragon of strength and stability. And this week is the last of the Taurus birthdays, which means, soon? It’s Gemini time. As that typical Taurus who is usually a paragon of virtue, strength, and stability? Now is the time to cut loose a little. Maybe not too much, but lighten up that grip you have on the controls. One buddy used to ease his truck’s seat back and then steer with his knees. Not exactly having a firm grip on them wheel, but then, still pretty much in control. He could drive pretty well and handle a phone, a microphone, cigarettes, beverages, and the truck’s audio systems, all at once, and all while still steering with his knees. Me? I’m not Taurus, and I certainly can’t do any of that. Nor would I even attempt to do any of that while I was driving, but I’m not an accomplished Taurus. This next few days, though? No need to be that paragon of virtue.

Gemini

As a patient observer of humanity, part of that applies to Gemini, you know, but as a patient observer, I was trying to figure out, the kid, not much than 18-19 years old, had on a DK logo shirt (Dead Kennedys, led by Jello Biafra?) For those of us, of certain age, that was music that moved our souls, sounds of surf-punk from the Left Coast, anarchists, rebels, and music with a certain political message. Leftist Punk Rock that mattered!
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Horoscopes for 5.9.2019

“Nuncle Lear, nuncle Lear, tarry, take the Fool with thee.”

    The Fool in King Lear 1.4.225

Horoscopes for 5.9.2019

Taurus

Taurus
Happy Taurus birthday. “William, I guess that’s your name?” I was in one of those places where they write your name on a cup, and the guy in front of me? His shirt had a name, on a patch, left side, said, “William.” Guy looked bemused, at best, “Y’all make this mistake all the time; name’s AC Repair,” he looked back at me with wry grin, and “and I work at ‘William,’ they got it on the wrong side of the shirt.” We’re guys, we don’t tend to do eye rolls properly, but punctuate as need be with gestures. A few moments later, they called out a drink, “For ‘AC Repair,’ I guess.” Shrug. Take what humor, what we can, where we can. As Mars shifts signs, there’s a need for obvious humor. Bit of another joke, buried in this experience, as one fishing buddy used to suggest I had blue collar job, you know, the kind with my name on my shirt. I do. The name of my company is on the shirt, too. Gives it a different spin, looking at it like that. It’s about how we approach what others perceive to be problems, it’s how we approach those problems, and how we deal out the answers. Besides, with a name like, “AC Repair?” That’s a popular name for a very well-received person, in the coming months in South Texas.

Gemini

The character of the The Fool in Shakespeare’s King Lear disappears after Act 3, Scene 6. It’s a mystery in life, why the character doesn’t have any lines after Act 3. Couple of Shakespeare theories abound. One I like — this week — suggests that the original actor playing the Fool was also doubling as another character in the play. I like that one, and for this week’s Gemini news, it helps to think about that doubling. Helps to be able to be in two places at once. For that skill set? Helps to be Gemini?
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Horoscopes for 5.2.2019

“The lady doth protest too much, methinks.”

Gertrude in Shakespeare’s
The Tragedy of Hamlet (3.2.166)

Way I hear it most often, directed at me? “Methinks the lady doth protest too much.” Roll of the eyes. I tend to not correct misquotes like that. Happy Taurus birthday, either way.

Horoscopes for 5.2.2019

Taurus

Taurus
There’s an ongoing communication thing that is important. Less about what you’re communicating, and more about how. What I try to do, in person, I try to be as precise and concise as possible. Doesn’t always work out that way, but I try. Make a concerted effort towards that goal, concise and brief. So I do tend to be a little long-winded at times, and no person in my line of work got here because we didn’t like being an occasional story-teller, but that’s not what this is about. Not so much what you’re saying, but how you’re saying it. That’s the birthday message during this next few days. For Taurus. Not what, but how. Listen to your volume, if this is a verbal delivery. Read over the message, if it is textual. Look at the image, and make sure you got it framed and filtered right before you post it. It’s less about the content, although, yes, content is important, but more important? How you say it. This next few days, think stylized text message, or a sentence that is all emoticons, whatever. Happy face — smily face — unicorn, &c.

Gemini

More! Better! Faster! Pick one. Can’t, won’t do all three, but there is the drive to accomplish it all. It’s a Gemini thing, and as such, yeah, or, better yet, “Yea verily,” there is that drive to get it all done in hurry. More. Better. Faster. Pick one. “But I want all three!” Sure you do. Plus, think about it, I’ll suggest you, as a Gemini, you deserve all three. This week, even. but it might not happen. The deal is?
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