Orchid Cross

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Biography of Orchid Cross, the delicate and touchy, mundane astrological researcher, author of Mundane Day-By-Day Fly-By-Nights, who shines a humorous light on mundane aspects in astrology, charting the course of nations, other entities and events, with a deft comic touch. She’s received a lot of attention for this personal lucubration, especially as to the chapter in her book titled "Loosening The Asteroid Belt."

Orchid’s rustic cousin is Orris Root, of the fragrances in toothpaste family of the same name. Orchid invested in Orris’ start up company, Brushing through the Stars.

Another cousin, Venus Fly-Paper, of the fragrant stationery company, reneged on publishing Orchid’s book, arguing, quite rightly, that one does not expect fragrance from the mundane. Venus had always questioned Orchid’s true commitment to principles of the printed word, or anything else, once Orchid dedicated herself to a life of mundanity.

Orchid, herself, in one of her epiphanies (I think it came on the first day of Christmas) began to advocate on behalf of materialism. Once Orchid owned something, it was hers, she claimed, notwithstanding her assertions on behalf of higher thinking.

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Pluto - Sun Conjunction

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Orchid Cross As the mundane astrological researcher, the delicate and touchy, Orchid Cross, wrote in her comic Mundane Fly-By-Nights,... Read Chapter

California, Mundane?

Submitted: August 24, 2016

California Mundane? Nations, states, cities all have birthdates based upon the time their charters are filed with the state recorder.&... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 24, 2016

Nevada Neptune can represent unlimited, peaceful non-resistance such as standing up to an issue but not engaging in direct warfare.&n... Read Chapter

Restraint Of Population In Delusion

Submitted: August 24, 2016

The issue is influx, unregimented, non-bordered, fiery, deep, and dense. Read Chapter

Pluto...Potty Mouth...screams the headline

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Orchid Cross, the delicate and touchy, mundane astrological researcher, author of Mundane Day-By-Day Fly-By-Nights, shines a humorous lig... Read Chapter

Jupiter is on the March, By Jove!

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Orchid Cross has come to the conclusion that Virgo represents a population, itself, on the ground.  It represents mundane life by it... Read Chapter

Saturn Restricts Jupiter

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Saturn Restricts Jupiter Orchid Cross, Mundane Amateur Astrologer, whose writings are collected in the tome "Mundane Fly-By-Nights," ... Read Chapter

Pluto Cannot Be Stopped

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Pluto Cannot Be Stopped Pluto, signature of nuclear bombs, radiation, a blasting out of the inner earth, the rescued or that which is... Read Chapter

Neptune's Lost Horizon

Submitted: August 24, 2016

Orchid is reading that famous romantic novel, made into a movie some think was called “Shangri La,” but that clearly uses astrology a... Read Chapter

Toppling History

Submitted: August 24, 2016

  Toppling History As to Planet Pluto, it’s in mid-passage through the zodiacal sign Capricorn, ruled by Planet Saturn, wh... Read Chapter

Assignations of Assange

Submitted: October 01, 2016

How a person may "live their chart." Astrology. Julian Assange. Read Chapter


Submitted: October 26, 2016

Though in western astrology, fixed stars and other supposed minor points have not until recently been studied for their effects with much interest, there are those who do come across deeper meanings related to certain degrees related to certain objects in the sky. Vindamiatrix is no minor league player! This is as serious as it gets, and does not suffer frivolous response. One thinks of Libra as such a gentle, well-meaning sign. How did it get mixed up with such as this? Read Chapter

Uranus Is A Piece Of Work

Submitted: November 16, 2016

Orchid Cross has a life along with being a mundane astrologer. She also has a cat, Wheezer. She sometimes finds herself living other persons' birth charts, including that of her cousin, Orris Root. Orchid's relatives in the Root family are in fragrance and other related businesses. Read Chapter

You Don't Have To Be An Ath About It

Submitted: December 04, 2016

Choosing to take care of your own health your way does not make you a sociopath, psychopath, or on a blind path. It simply means, in being circumspect about oneself, one can evolve as an individual. Read Chapter

Perfect For The Holidays

Submitted: December 04, 2016

Orchid Cross refuses to let the crackling of interrupted electro-magnetic broadcasts bring concussive confusion to her solitary work as she tries to help bring understanding to the benevolent aspects of the holidays and that there is a real broadcast of benevolence and love in the current of the crisp holiday air. Read Chapter

Light In The Window, Fire In The Hearth

Submitted: February 13, 2017

Vesta, planetoid discerner of the soul, and lamplight, fire on the hearth. Orchid Cross explains the late placement of this planetoid in Cancer as to the security of home, related to other planetoids on a personal basis and in general. Read Chapter

Does The Pet In Your Home Have A House?

Submitted: March 06, 2017

The "loss" of a companion of another species, "pet" if you wish, or "companion," may be experienced as the death of any living person significant to you - no difference. If you are its responsible family giver, and the loss is a mystery, then the loss/death feels like a murder has taken place, without information, body or closure. Sometimes all they animal care systems in the world, do not work. Something human conscientiousness needs to work on. Read Chapter

Enter Dr. No

Submitted: April 11, 2017

Orchid thinks media commentators do not make good predictors and the way they reveal that shows they do not readily understand the moment and events they comment upon. They project old scripts with recognizable actors on the global stage when the dynamics have changed. Current dynamics are de-structive, not con-structive. The persons setting the table currently know what they are trying to construct, but how it will play out is not yet known. Those with the best chance of knowing are those who have developed their intuition, by looking through things.
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Aunt Twerpy Takes A Holiday

Submitted: May 05, 2017

This is a topical post on the 2017 French presidential election - at least one side of it. And it introduces a new character in the Cross family, Orchid's Aunt Twerpy. A pleasant, intelligent lady, of course, but conventional enough to be described by the old cliché, "sprightly." What will Aunt Twerpy have in store for us in future episodes? Read Chapter

Whose Gonna Build A Wall?

Submitted: June 24, 2017

Sometimes one feels as if one is in a void and nothing is happening. Where is one's Saturn and is it conjuncting a critical degree in your chart? This article discusses, briefly, with humor, how Saturn can, not only, lay down or superimpose a new patent, or boundary as it transits any degree in one's horoscope, but how it can act as a barrier, or a negator, toward any powerful energy or impression coming at it at whatever degree it may be, and toward any planet with which it is in conjunction. Read Chapter

Let Me ‘Splain Again

Submitted: July 30, 2017

July 2017 - high tumult and a perturbed electorate - Mercury in stationary retrograde and a Grand Eclipse is coming. The White House appears to be in flux from saber-rattling in the Pacific, to sorrow on the face of the Kremlin, which may be seeing its preferred best favorite nation state backtrack one time too often. Read Chapter

Missiles Among Squares and Trines

Submitted: August 10, 2017

"Extra tests; extra gifts to meet them," they say. Orchid is of a serious bent as she describes the severe challenges affecting most personally and in mundane astrology (the world) at this time. Read Chapter

Is This The End of 1492?

Submitted: September 28, 2017

Beginnings and Endings. An Eclipse over North America. Decimation and Destruction over the New World. Threats of hydrogen bomb demolition over the West Coast. People rescuing each other in row
boats through the streets of cities. Columbus Day given a name change in a number of American cities. Does this mean the old discovery and imperialist model is being dealt a lethal blow by the
planets and stars?
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If It Looks Like A Duck...Saturn

Submitted: January 03, 2018

Is Saturn really a sick duck as it enters Capricorn? Orchid, sensitive to animals as she is, wonders.
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Unbounded Liberties Boundless No More

Submitted: January 18, 2018

Mercury conjunct Saturn. Transparent but Critical and of Pressing Importance in the Public Arena. "Those who ignore boundaries in major systems and structures of government and business are meeting
some proper resistance; how much, depends on you," thought Orchid Cross.
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Orchid Sees The Revolution

Submitted: January 22, 2018

...and it is ours! Orchid believes the Pluto breakdown of structures / systems of BIG governments and businesses is coming to U.S. and at shock speed - due to the endless destruction of the
original government by current Senators and Congresspersons. Suspending them looms! Consider what is wanted, and if any of old can be reused...maybe! First hint - the January 2018 government
shutdown. But remember, Saturn will be backing up the changes, and saying "No, No More" to same old, same old. When the floodgates open, have your rubber boots on!
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Saturn Is Economics 101

Submitted: February 26, 2018

Orchid Cross has an insight as to condition of children and parents, with Ceres, fighting back against gun attacks in schools.
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A Light Breeze Across The Land

Submitted: April 07, 2018

Orchid Cross considers what the impending entry of Uranus into the zodiacal sign, Taurus, signature for material assets, land, wealth, values might mean at the global level for nations and
government, large scale systems and small.
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Light Breeze, Part II

Submitted: April 21, 2018

What will electro-magnetics bring to our personal lives as land dwellers the next seven year? How will electro-magnetics effect our living below, on and above earth, and how will the Environment
lead us. Will our next housing be subterranean, or cloistered areas tucked away along waterways, under rocks? Will we individually fly with housing that breaks through gravity? Light Breeze
continues to flow across the land.
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Vapor, Fumes, Smoke - Mercury Conjunct Neptune

Submitted: May 21, 2018

Orchid Cross Seeks Clarity in a Mercury / Neptune conjunction
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Saturn Quarantines

Submitted: July 13, 2018

Ever wondered why your or someone close to you seems to live life alone, even though the subject has family. Or sometimes an aspect of their life sets them apart in isolation? It may relate to the
placement of Saturn in their birth chart.
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2018 - Favorite Rooms For Each Sign

Submitted: October 19, 2018

  2018 Favorite Rooms for Each Sign by S. Pearce aka Orchid Cross   Orchid had been invited to write an insert ... Read Chapter

Venus Retrograde at the Scorpio Theater

Submitted: October 19, 2018

Venus Retrograde - a short run cinema journey into the core of humanity.
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