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December Meetup

  December Meetup

Sunday December 9, 2012 – noonish

Topics – End of the Mayan Calendar

Look ahead to astrological aspects of 2013

Topics for meetings in 2013

Fee – None, your attendance is all we ask.

For this meeting we will be calling on the ladies, Dominique and Rachel to add their insights.  We will first take a look at the astrological signatures for 12/21/12 and the end of the Mayan calendar. Then we will break out our “crystal balls” and take a look at what to look forward to in 2013. We will wrap it up by making a “wish list” of topics for 2013. Bring your questions, your best predictions and your ideas for 2013.

For Sunday December 9, we still have two planets retrograde, Jupiter in Gemini and Uranus, getting ready to turn direct, in Aries.  Scorpio is loaded with Saturn, Venus, north Node and Mercury. The Moon is void-of-course in Libra but moving fast and will join the crowd in Scorpio by 2 pm. The south Node is conjunct the fixed star Algol, female passion and intensity also known as the “don’t lose your head” star. It is considered one of the most malefic of the fixed stars. Conjunct the south Node (karmic past) be prepared in case old hurts/wounds/passions arise again. Meanwhile, the north Node (karmic present/future) is on the midpoint between Venus and Mercury. Expect feelings, thoughts and words to be intense.

As the meeting begins, we have the four mutable signs on the angles.  Be open and flexible. The chart pattern is a locomotive with the Moon as the engine and retrograde Jupiter as the caboose. The Moon is moving fast (more than 14 degrees/day; average is 13 degrees) so while this isn’t exactly a runaway train, it is moving fast and won’t be able to stop quickly. Pressure continues to be on retrograde Jupiter as it is trying to pull away from the train. The Moon is about 70 degrees behind the Sun and in the finishing degrees of the third quarter, crisis of consciousness square. Time to start preparing for the next new Moon on December 13 which occurs less than three hours before Uranus stations direct.

Here are the tentative dates and some possible topics for 2013:

01/13/13 – ????

02/10/13 – Synastry, how different astrologers look at relationships

03/10/13 – ???

04/14/13 – ???

05/19/13 – ??? (second Sunday, 5/12 is Mother’s Day)

06/09/13 – ???

07/14/13 – ???

08/11/13 – ???

09/08/13 –???

10/13/13 –???

11/10/13 – ???

12/08/13 – A Look ahead to 2014

Possible topics for 2013:

Relationship of the personal planets, Mercury, Venus & Mars

Relationship of Sun and the Moon, 8 phases and 12 aspects

Relationship of the outer planets, Uranus, Neptune & Pluto

2013 Mercury Retrogrades in the Water Signs

Jupiter Retrograde in Cancer

Black Moon and all things Lilith

Prenatal Eclipses


Hecate, Pandora and the Dark Goddesses

The Dwarf Planets, Ceres, Eris, Haumea & Makemake


We still have some used astrology books for sale which I will bring.  Price, $1, each! First come, first served.

Spencer and I have talked about this and because of the ongoing expense of the fees for the meetup site and costs of copies and such, we are going to add a container for “love donations” to help defray some of the costs.  This is entirely voluntary. There is no fee or charge for attending this meetup; this is just to help defray some of the costs.

For the talk-around we will do the usual “big 3,” Sun, Moon and ascendant signs if you know them.  Don’t worry if you don’t know the answer. You should before the meetup is over. Bring your chart if you have one; if not, and you would like one, send me your particulars (date, time and place of birth) and I will be glad to generate it and send it to you. I will also print one and bring it to the meetup for you.

Los Angeles NCGR Holiday Party Sunday December 16th

1:00 pm - Sunset

The Los Angeles Chapter of NCGR and the Los Angeles Master Class
Invite the Southern California Astrological Community to share the joy

of the seasons together

Angel's new address: 857 Burrell St, Marina Del Rey, 90292.

West on Washington Blvd. to stoplight at Oxford. Turn left on Oxford. Go 3 blocks to Burrell and turn right on Burrell. 857 is at the end of the cul de sac on the right side of the street. Park on the street.

NCGR-LA will contribute sodas, drinks, chips, pretzels, and condiments. Everyone else is invited to bring their favorite dish for the Potluck portion of the event.

After the meetup, about 3:30pm, I will be conducting a class letting the students pick the topic.  A fee of $10 is requested for this class.

This meetup will be at our usual location, Un Urban Café, 3301 Pico Blvd.  Great little coffee shop with delicious food and excellent drink selections. Do support the Un Urban if you can by buying a drink and/or something to eat.

If you have any questions, would like to request a chart or just want to chat, e-mail me [masked] or ring me up,[masked]-4417.

We hope to see you all on December 9th for our next meetup. 

Un Urban Café, 3301 Pico Blvd. 12 Noonish PM


Spencer & Jim

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  • david B.

    Great meet-up today, wish I didn't have to leave early. Will see everyone after the New Year

    December 9, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Won't be able to show tomorrow(flu):-)

    December 8, 2012

    • James S.

      That's a bummer. Feel better soon.

      December 8, 2012

  • James S.

    Got an idea for a topic? We are always open to suggestions.

    December 1, 2012

    • James

      Lunar returns. They set the emotional tone for the month.

      December 1, 2012

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