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Good Day!

Today, with Mercury in Gemini confronting Mars in Virgo and the Virgo Moon, we may be running in so many directions it may be hard to get anything done.  Our interests will range near and far, and even though we have a lot to do this Friday, it’s hard to sit still to do it.  As I’m getting ready to travel back to the States tomorrow, rather than write, I thought I’d give you a few avenues to explore.

And by the way, did you know “the word potpourri comes from the French word ‘pot-pourri,’ which was the French name for a Spanish stew with a wide variety of ingredients called olla podrida. In English, ‘potpourri’ is often used to refer to any collection of miscellaneous or diverse items.” (From

Since today and this whole week are so heavily Mercury ruled, with the Moon, Saturn, and Mars in Mercury-ruled Virgo, and Mercury in its own sign, Gemini, check out this series on Mercury by Donna Cunningham.  She even includes a test whereby you can see how heavily influenced you are by this planet of communications and sales:  How Strong is Your Mercury?  Here’s the Score. Don’t miss all the comments, too. On Donna’s blog, the comments are often frank and fascinating.

Here’s a great introduction to the upcoming Solstice on Monday by Mandi Lockley: The Solstice and the Grand Cross.

This is a fun new series by Patricia Thompson, picking a word each day that corresponds to the day’s astrology. Patricia’s writing is fun and light and full of cool tidbits and quotes. Today’s word: Hypochondria.

cjwright, one of my favorites, gives us good advice about how to best use the time of the Virgo Moon. She even includes a recommendation of what to eat! (Don’t worry, its yummy.) Sun in Gemini/Moon in Virgo.

And if you’d like to peek in at a blog post that raised absolute hell among us geekly astrologers, check out: Virgos are Narcissists. Beware if you’re a sensitive Virgo-type though – there’s some pretty strong language here.

Have a great day and rest well this weekend. Next week is unlike any we’ve seen in a long time – some say 10,000 years!

For an overview of the week, see the Astro4Business Weekly Forecast – June 14

For an overview of the month, see the Astro4Business Month Ahead – June 2010

For more info on the planets influencing today, see

The Sun

The Moon