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)
Give yourself credit for what you have accomplished over the past year. You have a few more weeks to work behind the scenes. Put the final touches on your projects. Energy and enthusiasm increase as your birthday draws closer. New moon Friday. Set a goal for the month. Write down your wishes and share a few of your plans with the folks in authority. Tuesday is Fat Tuesday—Mardi Gras. Wear the beads. Look for the oyster. Mercury, the messenger, joins Jupiter in your sign.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
No need to remain in the bullpen this week. Mars sends a wink to Pluto. Share your higher knowledge. New moon Friday. Do not forget to write down your wishes for the month. Set a goal. On Monday, Mars allows you to work behind the scenes and use the energy wisely. On Wednesday, share your goals, hopes and wishes. Lent begins. Wednesday is Ash Wednesday. Mercury joins up with Uranus. Surprise could be on your agenda. Talk less, listen more.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Great time to chat with the folks in the business world. Career opportunities could flow your way this week. On Friday, a new moon appears in Pisces. Set a career goal for the next month. On Monday, with the moon in Aries, share a few of your hopes, wishes and goals. Wednesday begins the Lenten season, Ash Wednesday. Your Pisces friends celebrate their birthdays this month. Enjoy the party. Your brain flies into high gear on Wednesday. You are buzzing with ideas.
CANCER (June 20-July 22)
Should you feel a little anxious today, chill out. It’s just the new moon Friday in your fellow water sign, Pisces. Set your goals for the next month. Write down your wishes. This is a great day to share your knowledge. Tell people about your travel plans. Many of you may decide it is time to book your favorite vacation. It’s a busy week. Yes, indeed, Tuesday is Mardi Gras—Fat Tuesday. Search your favorite sea. Maybe you will find a special oyster with a beautiful pearl. Wear your beads. Wednesday is Ash Wednesday. Mercury, the messenger, travels to your career department.
LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)
Meet with the business folks today. Talk about your daily work. Good news could arrive. New moon Friday. Do not forget to set your goals for the month and write down your wishes. Being the party sign of the zodiac, this is your time to party. Pull out your beads for Mardi Gras. Mercury travels to your brother fire sign, Aries, on Wednesday, where he joins Jupiter. The information accelerates with Mercury in your ninth house of higher truth. Keep your words on the tender side.
VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)
Lady Luck takes center stage when Pluto, Mr. Power and Big Business, sends a wink to Mars. Your relationship with others is great, both business and personal. New moon Friday. Time to begin any new project. Do not forget your wish list for the next month. Set a goal. On Tuesday, let the party begin. Pull out the beads. Take time to search for the perfect oyster. You could find the special pearl. Mercury travels to Aries. Time to chat with the business folks.
LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)
Your ruling planet is in brother air sign Aquarius as you open your heart and surprises continue to flow in. When Mercury travels to Aries, this increases new connections and communication. New moon Friday in Pisces. New moon in your work department. Set your goal for the next month. Tuesday is an exciting day—Mardi Gras. Enjoy the party. New friends appear. Wednesday is Ash Wednesday. Mercury hooks up with Uranus, and you could be surprised by what you learn.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)
You may feel a little anxious with the new moon Friday in your fellow water sign, Pisces. You water signs, Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces, get emotional during new and full moons. Chill out. Lady Luck steps in when the new moon occurs in your space of fun, love and luck. Dealer’s choice, my friend. Call the game. Pluto teams up with Mars today. Pluto, power and big business, reinforces your drive to express yourself. Tell people what you want. Don’t forget your wish list, and set a goal for the month. On Tuesday, join the Mardi Gras party. Find the oyster. It may hold the pearl you have been searching for.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
This can be an exciting month. Your creative skills could take center stage. Mars and Pluto can put your career and earned income in the spotlight. The new moon Friday in Pisces zeros in on the home front. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the next month. Mercury joins Jupiter in your brother fire sign, Aries. Luck is on your side. Buy a ticket. It takes only one to win the jackpot. Your Pisces friends are celebrating birthdays this month. Join the party.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)
Your mountaintop gets the spotlight this week. Friday brings a new moon in Pisces. Set your goal for the month and write down a few of your wishes. Yes, indeed, the new moon gives you a chance to turn chaos into productivity. With four planets in your communication department, in addition to the new moon, you are in a position to collect information, but don’t get overwhelmed by the incoming data. Mercury travels to Aries. Be ready for changes. Your head is full of new ideas.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)
You are the unique one of the zodiac, and you have a good reason to stand up and smile, because Venus is visiting your sign. You know how to charm; you can attract money, love and other good things. Enjoy. But you have to get off the sofa and join the folks in the rest of the world. You can find bargains. The new moon in Pisces on Friday could bring a refund or some other kind of windfall. Keep smiling between the new moon and the full moon this month. Set your goal and do not forget your wish list.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
New moon in your sign so you may feel a little anxious. Chill out. You water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—feel new and full moons most intensely. Write down your wishes and set your goal for the next month. This is a powerful moon for you, Pisces. Take advantage. It’s time to begin new projects. This new moon begins your solar year. Good time to make a fresh start. With Mars in your sign, use the energy and action wisely. Don’t get careless or impatient. Remain focused. Stay alert. Enjoy your birthday month. Mercury joins Jupiter on Wednesday. Your income may increase.