Peggy Plots Your Planets

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)

You later-born Aries are known as cusp babies. I am a cusp baby, a later-born Leo. When you are born in the ending or beginning of a sign, it is a good idea to read the neighboring sign—in your case, Taurus—as well as your own. This applies to Aries born on the 17 or later. On Wednesday, the sun travels to Taurus. Sunday brings a late-night full moon, depending on your time zone. This may occur during the wee hours Monday in some areas. On Wednesday, the sun takes up residence in your earned income department.


TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

You who have birthdays that fall within a few days of the change in signs are cusp babies. I am a cusp baby, born Aug. 20, a later-born Leo. It is a good idea for you early-born Taurus to read about both Aries and Taurus. You may find you are a little of both signs. Palm Sunday comes Sunday as we wind down the holy season. Some folks will observe a full moon late Sunday. Passover begins Tuesday. On Wednesday, the sun arrives in your sign. Happy birthday.


GEMINI (May 20-June 20)

I know you are eager to pursue your goals while Mars sends energy from Aries. You could end up meeting with like-minded people in order to reach your goal. A full moon takes center stage late Sunday night or early Monday, depending on your time zone. On Wednesday, the sun travels to Taurus. Take a look at what you have accomplished over the past few months. Correct any mistakes you may have made. Mercury will move forward again next week, on April 23.


CANCER (June 20-July 22)

If you feel a little antsy, it’s because of a full moon that will roll in late Sunday or early Monday, depending on your time zone. When the sun enters Taurus on Wednesday, it will be time to look at your priorities. You may decide to revise them to accommodate new circumstances. Whistle as the full moon performs Sunday night and early Monday on your home front. Check things more closely this week and make necessary changes. Mercury, the messenger, moves forward on April 23.


LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)

On Wednesday, the sun travels to Taurus, putting focus on career and business. The folks in authority take notice of all you for the next month. You can take a job to show your special abilities within the next month. You have a few extra days to meet with the taxman this year. Full moon in Libra. Chill out and keep your goal to yourself. You do not have to force yourself to reach a conclusion now. Keep your options open. Mercury moves forward on the 23. Give yourself a little time. You will be clear for takeoff after the Easter Bunny arrives.


VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)

Full moon in Libra. Chill out. You have a desire to move on, but wait until Mercury comes out of retrograde April 23. The sun’s arrival in Taurus brings an opportunity for travel as well as education. This should give you something to smile about. Play it cool when Mercury visits Mars on Tuesday. Keep your words soft and tender. Remember, you cannot take back what you say. You will get a breath of fresh air when the sun travels to Taurus.


LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)

You will have a powerful full moon in your sign late Sunday or in the early-morning hours in some areas. The full moon will empower you to put yourself first now. It is time to take care of your personal needs. The sun travels to Taurus on Wednesday. The sun in Taurus, in your house of shared resources, may put you n a position to negotiate. You feel you are on solid ground. Monday is not a good day to deal with the folks in your relationship department. Mars squares off with Uranus.


SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)

Good manners will help you this week. A full moon will occur Sunday night, so you may feel a little antsy. Mars will be in opposition to Saturn. Think about what you want. Tuesday is a good day to team up with a sharp thinker. Share some of  your own ideas. Mercury, the messenger, resumes his forward course on the 23. On Wednesday, the sun moves to Taurus, bringing light to your relationship department.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Are you having fun? With five planets in your house of fun, love, luck and creativity, it looks like dealer’s choice to me. Saturday is not a good day for business. A full moon rolls in late Sunday or maybe early Monday, depending on where you are. If you decide to compromise, go ahead. The sun joins Taurus on Wednesday. Your daily work department takes center stage. Taurus is ruled by Venus, the planet of love and money. Take advantage while the sun visits Taurus for the next month.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)

Your mountaintop is bright this week, thanks to a full moon late Sunday or early Monday. Chill out during the full moon in Libra. I mentioned the full moon twice. This illuminates your plans for your next career or business move. The full moon occurs in your career department. The folks in authority are taking notice of you. The sun travels to Taurus on Wednesday. This can awaken a bit of creativity. Mercury turns direct on the 23.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)

A full moon occurs late Sunday, or it could be early Monday in some places. This could be an excellent week to make travel plans. Monday is not a good day to conduct business. Mars is in opposition to Saturn. This is a tough aspect for all of us. Mercury hangs out with Mars on Tuesday. This is a time to communicate. The sun will land in Taurus on Wednesday. This should bring an abundance of sunlight on the home front. Mercury moves forward again on the 23.


PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

I know you feel anxious. All of you water signs feel the effects of new and full moons strongly. The full moon puts light on your joint resources account as well as insurance policies and taxes. Now is a great time to take a look at your finances. Now, hold  your little ears. The full moon will occur late Sunday night or, in some places, early Monday. You may notice the water a little brighter. The sun will take up residence in Taurus on Wednesday.


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