We continue in the stressful period of Saturn at 90 degrees to Neptune… (all the way to mid-October). Saturn (delay, blockage, frustration) squares Neptune (illusion, delusion, self-deception).Reality versus fantasy. No solution is forthcoming. This is the discord underlying so much of what’s happening now.
On August 3rd 430 BCE the Athenian general and historian Thucydides, who wrote the HISTORY of the PELOPONNESIAN WAR, recorded the oldest European account of a verifiable annular solar eclipse.
Mars (energy, assertion, aggression) semisquares Pluto (irresistible transformation,overwhelming force). We may experience powerful drives— obsessions; the urge to dominate; and taking extreme efforts. Sexual responses can be strong. At the executive level, this is an excellent energy for strategic thinking… for making plans to better organize and control). You can feel this aspect if you have important planets in your own chart at 0-1 degrees Mutable (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, or Pisces) and 15-16 degrees Cardinal (Aries, Cancer, Libra or Capricorn).
BORN ON AUGUST 1: Jerry Garcia
The spiritual and vocal leader of rock band the Grateful Dead was born in San Francisco on August 1, 1942 to a Spanish-American father and Swedish, Irish mother. Garcia and the band gained fame for their “endless tour” that started in 1965 until Garcia’s death on August 9, 1995 at the age of 53. Leo’s are natural born leaders that love the limelight just like Garcia that performed over 2,000 shows in his lifetime.
Romulus Zamora was born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, México, received a BFA from the University of Texas, and an MFA from Florida State University. He served on the theater faculties of UCLA and USC before devoting himself to the practice of Astrology full-time. In his 28 years as a consulting astrologer his clients have included actors, attorneys, executives, politicians and athletes. Contact him at: Romulus@RomulusAstrology.com.