Jupiter conjunct Saturn on December 21st, 2020 surrounded by each of their moons.

December 20th and 21st, 2020 mark the Winter Solstice and The Great Conjunction of two astrological and planetary giants, the great benefic, Jupiter, and the great malefic, Saturn, the social planets that govern collective consciousness, great achievements, growth, in the wild, trail-blazing, and playful sign of Aquarius. The theme of this once in a lifetime planetary shift is being called, “The Great Awakening.”

The Great Conjunction marks the beginning of a new era.


When astrologers speak about the Age of Aquarius they are describing the phenomenon of the earth’s movement backward (or in…

Finished pesto pasta still in the skillet
Finished pesto pasta still in the skillet

To me, this Summertime Pesto Pasta is the quintessential spring/summer, fresh from the garden, mouth-watering, warm-weather meal. The zing of the lemon juice, the burst of freshness from the uncooked baby tomatoes, and the creamy, salty, savory, nutty, sweetness, from the pesto. I often make this in big batches and eat the leftovers cold the next day. This dish is delicious hot or cold, but it’s always best when it’s super fresh. You can always buy pesto in a jar from the store, but it doesn’t come close to comparing to homemade. When making pesto, there are a few things…

Justin Buchanan

Astrologer, writer, journalist, buddhist, outdoor enthusiast, and foodie. Living in Denver, Colorado and studying life and spirituality.

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