Peggy Allison is the author of The Fundamentals of Astrology: A Comprehensive Guide for the Beginner. She is a professional astrologer who lives on St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands and prepares personal astrological charts. Contact her at 340-774-2932, 340-513-3755, or through her e-mail.
ARIES (March 20-April 18)
The winter solstice follows the sun into Capricorn on Saturday. This puts four planets in your career department this week. Expect changes. Merry Christmas. On Christmas Eve, Mercury joins the sun, Pluto and Venus in your career department. Your energy is top-notch. I know you get a boost with four planets in Capricorn. Your ambitions are noticed. You may take on more responsibility. The folks in authority are keeping an eye on you. Time to get busy with your projects.
TAURUS (April 19-May 19)
Mercury travels to Capricorn on Tuesday. Time to share your knowledge. You may decide to take a little trip as four planets visit Capricorn this week. On Saturday, welcome the winter solstice as the sun moves to Capricorn. Venus retrograde brings a longer visit to Capricorn. This week, you have Venus, Mercury, the sun and Pluto in Capricorn. Your travel and knowledge department is in the spotlight until mid-January. Share your philosophies this holiday season. Get ready to spread your wings.
GEMINI (May 20-June 19)
Expect a few changes. The sun travels to Capricorn on Saturday, accompanied by the winter solstice. Venus joins Mars retrograde for the next few months. On Tuesday, Mercury joins the sun, Pluto and Venus in Capricorn. With four planets in your financial department, watch your spending. Keep an eye on your finances. Use extreme caution when you deal with money matters. Capricorn, the worker of the zodiac, is ruled by Saturn. Work to get your financial affairs in order.
CANCER (June 20-July 21)
Wish your Sagittarius and Capricorn friends a happy birthday this week. There is much to celebrate. On Saturday, sweet Venus goes retrograde. On Tuesday, Mercury the messenger of the gods, joins the sun, Venus and Pluto in Capricorn, the worker of the zodiac. With four planets in your relationship department, you may find your social schedule on the busy side. Now play it cool. No need for disagreements with family members. Mars, the red planet, is retrograde on your home front. Let others know what you want in advance. Set the ground rules early. On Christmas Eve, wish your business friends happy holidays.
LEO (July 22-August 21)
You have much to celebrate. Saturday brings the winter solstice. Your Capricorn friends begin their month of birthday celebrations. Do not forget to wish them a happy birthday. On Tuesday, Santa takes to the sky. Should you meet with Santa, remind him where I live. Mercury, the messenger, joins the sun, Venus and Pluto in Capricorn. This may produce a party with co-workers. Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all on Wednesday. Enjoy your day with family and special friends.
VIRGO (August 22- September 21)
Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all. You may find much to detail and analyze with four planets in your fun, love and luck department before the end of this week. The winter solstice arrives on Saturday. On Christmas Eve, your ruling planet, Mercury, travels to your brother earth sign, Capricorn. With the sun, Venus, Pluto and Mercury in Virgo, it is time to add a little fun, love and luck to your life. On Wednesday, merry Christmas. May your day be filled with love and fun.
LIBRA (September 22- October 21)
Changes flow your way. Happy holidays. Merry Christmas to all. On Saturday, the winter solstice follows the sun into Capricorn. Two planets, Mercury and the sun, join Pluto and Venus in Capricorn. On Christmas Eve, you will have four planets visiting your space of home and family. Happy holidays to all. On Christmas Eve, Mercury lands in Capricorn. On Christmas Day, have fun, love and joy with family and friends. May your day be full of good cheer. The moon in your sign could bring a happy day.
SCORPIO (October 22- November 20)
Santa Claus makes his journey this week. See what you can dig up. On Saturday, the sun travels to Capricorn, accompanied by the winter solstice. Two planets travel to Capricorn as the sun and Mercury join Pluto and Venus. With four planets in Capricorn, your communication department, you certainly will have the gift of gab. Venus goes retrograde on Saturday. On Tuesday, Mercury journeys to Capricorn as Santa flies across the sky. On Wednesday, merry Christmas. May you enjoy the day with your family and special friends.
SAGITTARIUS (November 21- December 20)
If you were born close to another sign, you were born on the cusp. You may find it helpful to read both Sagittarius and Capricorn. The winter solstice arrives on Saturday as the sun travels to Capricorn. On Tuesday, Mercury arrives in Capricorn. With Pluto and Venus retrograde, four planets will be visiting Capricorn this month—the sun, Venus, Mercury and Pluto. With four planets in your income department, you may decide to reorganize your finances and bring in more cash flow.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 19)
You have much to celebrate this week. The sun travels to your sign on Saturday. You early-born Capricorns were born on the cusp. When you were born close to another sign, you have characteristics of both signs. You may find you are Capricorn with a little Sagittarius. On Saturday, the winter solstice arrives with the sun in Capricorn. Venus in Capricorn moves retrograde. You will have four planets in your sign before the week ends with the sun, Venus and Pluto joined Tuesday by Mercury.
AQUARIUS (January 20-February 18)
You may be surprised when secrets are revealed this month. Before the week ends, four planets will be parked in Capricorn, your 12th house of secrets, where you can work alone. Your intuition is strong. Go with your feelings for the next month. This is also your spiritual house. On Saturday, the winter solstice and the sun join Venus and Pluto in Capricorn, and along comes Mercury on Tuesday. Now be careful that you do not share all your secrets while Mercury visits.
PISCES (February 19-March 19)
Wish your Sagittarius friends a happy birthday, dear little fish. On Saturday, Capricorn begins a month of birthday celebrations. Venus, in Capricorn, goes retrograde. On Tuesday, Mercury travels to Capricorn with four planets in Capricorn for the next month, you, my friend, will find a busy social life with groups, clubs or organizations. Time to get out of your little pond. Share your hopes, wishes and goals. Talk about your new ideas. Go ahead and have a lot of fun. Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all.