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 19)
It is time to tie up many loose ends and get ready for the new year. Mercury, the messenger of the gods, moves out of retrograde today. You will notice fewer delays as the week moves forward. Friday is New Year’s Eve with moon in your brother fire sign, Sagittarius. It is time to share a bit of your higher knowledge. Make a wish and set a goal for the coming year. Kwanzaa ends Saturday. A new moon will occur Tuesday. Set a goal for the month. Write down your wishes.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
Mercury moves forward today. Now you may notice fewer mistakes and delays. Spend time with residents of your fellow earth sign, Capricorn, as they celebrate their birthday month. Join the party. On Tuesday, the sun will shine bright on your barnyard. The new moon Tuesday will allow you to set a goal for the month and make your wishes. The planets are happy. A solar eclipse will precede the new moon in Capricorn. This is a great time to make travel plans—both business and personal.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Your ruling planet, Mercury, returns from retrograde today. You will encounter fewer mistakes and delays. Set a goal for the next year and write down your wishes. A new moon comes up Tuesday in Capricorn, along with a solar eclipse. Set a goal for the next month and make your wishes. Take a look at joint resources as well as your finances. You may decide to make a few changes in your daily work. On Wednesday, share your knowledge. An excellent day to talk with the people in the business world.
CANCER (June 20-July 22)
Wish everyone a happy New Year. Saturday is 1-1-11. Write down your wishes for the next year and set a goal. Kwanzaa ends Saturday. Mercury moves forward today. This will end the delays and confusion you have been experiencing. Feeling antsy? Tuesday brings a new moon and solar eclipse. Set a goal for the month and write down a wish or two. Keep it within reason. Take a look at your relationships, both business and personal. Lady Luck arrives as Venus winks at Uranus, the planet of surprise.
LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)
You are the party sign of the zodiac, so you can celebrate a little early when Mercury ends his retrograde session today. This will mean fewer mistakes and less miscommunication. You have the green light to begin new projects. A new moon will occur in Capricorn on Tuesday, accompanied by a solar eclipse. This will allow you to set a goal for the month and make your wishes. Keep your eyes and ears open. You could find new doors open in your daily work. Aim for the stars.
VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)
Your ruling planet, Mercury, goes direct today. You will experience fewer delays and mistakes now. Get ready for the new. Go ahead and detail and analyze. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the next year. Saturday is a day of ones: first day of the first month of 2011—1-1-11. Enjoy all those ones. They mean new beginnings. Tuesday brings a new moon. You can now make a wish for the month. A solar eclipse will occur when the moon joins the sun in Capricorn. Good for you.
LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)
Mercury, the messenger, moves forward today. Tuesday brings a new moon. Keep your wish list short and within reason and set a goal for the next month. A solar eclipse occurs Tuesday when the moon joins the sun in Capricorn. Eclipses bring a change of some sort. Venus, your ruling planet, teams up with Jupiter and Uranus on Tuesday. Give this a few days on either side of the exact aspect. You may receive a surprise. Opportunities flow your way. Could be a change in the way your earn your income. Good for you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)
Scope this out: Saturday is the first day of the first month of 2011—1-1-11. Remember, a one is a new beginning. Mercury comes out of retrograde today. You will find fewer delays and mistakes. Set a goal for the new year and make your wish list. Tuesday brings another list with the new moon. Set a goal for something you would like to accomplish during the next month and write down a wish or two. A solar eclipse will occur with the new moon. Your communication department takes center stage with four planets in Capricorn, and this means surprises, opportunity and luck.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
All the planets will be moving forward when Mercury, the messenger, comes out of retrograde today. This is a good week to share your goals for the next year with someone, and do not forget your wish list. Jupiter, Uranus and Venus team up. Opportunity could flow to your home front. Tuesday brings a new moon. You get a solar eclipse Tuesday when the moon hooks up with the sun in Capricorn. Good for you. This exact eclipse occurred Jan. 4, 1992. This eclipse could bring a bonus of some sort.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)
Happy birthday. Welcome the new year on Saturday. You may be pleased to know that Mercury moves forward today. We know you are the worker of the zodiac. A new moon in your sign Tuesday will bring good luck. A solar eclipse occurs Tuesday. Tuesday is a busy day for you. Write down your wishes for the next month and set a goal. Also make your wishes and set goals for the next year. Now, you may be required to make an important decision about your professional goals in 2011.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)
The new year arrives Saturday. Mercury comes out of retrograde today. The new year will begin with all the planets moving forward. Expect fewer delays and mistakes. Enjoy the New Year’s weekend. Do not forget to make your wishes for the next year and set a goal. Tuesday brings a new moon and a solar eclipse in Capricorn. The last time we had a solar eclipse at 2 degrees of Capricorn was January 4, 1992. This will be a great year to reach for your dreams. Do not share all your secrets this week.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
Happy New Year. Mercury moves direct today. You will encounter fewer delays and less miscommunication. During January, all the planets will be moving forward. Go with your gut feeling. If it feels good, wear it. As a water sign, major changes are ahead for you. A new moon occurs Tuesday. Write down your wishes for the next month and set a goal. Spend some time with your Capricorn friends. They are celebrating birthdays this month. The new moon in Capricorn will be accompanied by a solar eclipse. This same eclipse occurred January 4, 1992. Think back to that date to get a hint of what to expect.