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)
Happy Valentine’s Day. Enjoy the day with loved ones and that special someone. Mars, your ruling planet, is encouraging you to slow down. Work by yourself. Get the rest you need. Think about your goals when the red planet marches into your sign next month. Take care of personal business. Mercury, the messenger of the gods, goes retrograde on the 23rd. On Monday, the sun travels to Pisces to kick off a month of birthday celebrations there.
TAURUS (April 19-May 19)
Spend Valentine’s Day with your favorite valentine. Do something special. You may decide to take care of personal business. Mercury retrogrades on the 23rd. The sun moves to Pisces on Monday as the little fish begin a month of birthday celebrations. Bounce your new ideas off friends. Friends may put you in contact with new friends. You have an opportunity to increase your income. Spend time with your co-workers.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Enjoy Valentine’s Day with a special loved one. Take your valentine somewhere special. Take care of business this week, because Mercury, your ruling planet, goes retrograde on the 23rd. The sun changes signs as Aquarius finishes up a month of birthdays. The sun heads for Pisces to trigger a month of birthdays there. Your house of career will be in the spotlight. The folks in authority are watching. Career opportunities could flow your way. Some of you may take a business trip this month.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
Take your valentine out tonight. It’s time to get off your beach and enjoy something special. Take in a party. Take care of business this week. Mercury goes retrograde on the 23rd. The sun lands in Pisces on Monday. Pisces is a water sign like you, and this could bring good news. With the sun in Pisces, you can share your knowledge. Talk about your travels. New people may enter your life. Crawl out of your shell.
LEO (July 22-August 21)
Happy Valentine’s Day. Join someone special. The sun travels to Pisces. As the sun moves on to Pisces on Monday, take care of financial business. Chat with the business folks before Mercury goes retrograde on the 23rd. No need for re-do. Social events are your agenda for the rest of the month. Be careful about taking on commitments. No need to promise more than you want to do. Don’t run up your credit cards. Keep an eye on spending.
VIRGO (August 22- September 21)
Happy Valentine’s Day. Take your valentine somewhere special. The sun travels to Pisces and takes up residence in your house of relationships, both business and personal. New people could enter your life. Take care of business this week. Mercury goes retrograde on Saturday the 23rd. Keep your words on the tender side. You enjoy detail and analyze. Put your new ideas into action this week before Mercury goes retrograde.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
Take someone special out for a Valentine’s dinner. Have fun throughout the day. A little wine and candy would be appropriate. Now, you have the energy to meet any challenge in your daily work. The sun moves on to Pisces on Monday. Your daily work will be in the spotlight for the next month. Play it cool with co-workers. Mercury goes retrograde on the 23rd. Get new projects started before then and meet with folks in the business world.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 20)
Spend your Valentine’s Day with someone special. Shouldn’t be difficult to find a party. On Monday, the sun enters your brother water sign, Pisces, for a month of celebrations. Friendly reminder: Mercury goes retrograde on Saturday, the 23rd. Time is running short to launch new projects. Retrograde is not a good time to start anything new. Take caution with your investments. Look at the facts. Set your budget and stick to it.
SAGITTARIUS (November 21- December 20)
Enjoy your Valentine’s Day. Put your plans in action this week. Mercury goes retrograde on the 23rd. Jupiter, your ruling planet, is parked in your relationship department, where it will remain until June 25. It is time for you to get involved with people. You might join a group or club. The sun now travels to Pisces. This puts your homefront in the spotlight. Four planets are there. Take care of business this week before Mercury goes retrograde.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 19)
The sun will add a spark to your communication department when he travels to Pisces on Monday. With four planets in your communication department you should stay busy. Great time to share a little knowledge. Chat with the folks in the neighborhood. Mercury goes retrograde on Saturday the 23rd. Take care of business this week before Mercury retrogrades for three weeks. Launch new projects this week.
AQUARIUS (January 19-February 17)
Happy birthday to you later-born Aquarians. Later-born Aquarians should read both Aquarius and Pisces. You were born on the cusp, so you have characteristics of both signs. I am a cusp baby, born on August 20, so I follow both Leo and Virgo. Time to set your goal for the next year, Aquarius. You have four planets in Pisces on Monday—the sun, Neptune, Mars and Mercury. That’s in your space of earned income. Luck flows in. You could get a bonus or a pay increase.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
You early-born Pisces should read both Aquarius and Pisces. You were born on the cusp. You should have characteristics of both signs. You have much to celebrate this week with four planets in your sign. The energy is high. Venus encourages you to have a little fun. Play it cool. Mars gives your energy a boost while he visits your sign. Keep an eye on spending around the homefront. Jupiter sometimes allows you to spend a little too much. Take care of business this week. Mercury goes retrograde on February 23.