Current Transit 12-13-2016 The next two week is a watershed of Astrology events The Full Moon is a lead up to The Mercury Retrograde on The 19th. The Cold Moon also presages the Solstice on the 22nd. With Mercury so close to Pluto in the heavens, it is a indication of transition and changes. At this time you be experiencing Mercury retrograde like effects though the actual has yet to begin(Dec 19). This effect is what's known the "Storm of the Retrograde". It usually occurs leading up to the transit and after the transit. It can last for weeks or days(this one will be two weeks after the retrograde ends on January 8th).