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)
Home and career are in the forefront when Mars and Pluto get together today. Play it cool. A full moon kicks in Saturday. Should you feel a little anxious, that is why. Work on your goals. The sun and Venus hold hands Tuesday. This along with the full moon should allow you to turn on your charm with friends and colleagues. You are in the spotlight with Venus and Mercury. Do not allow Mars to put you under stress.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
The plot can thicken. Watch out for unexpected tension. Don’t overreact. Your emotional level is high. Saturday brings a full moon in your career department. Seek outlets. Monday is a good day to focus on the home. The home is your comfort zone. Hold your ground on work-related issues. Mercury retrograde is not a good time to begin new projects. Remember, Mercury retrograde is a time of confusion, so don’t forget to stamp the birthday card.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
While Mercury is retrograde, you can expect a few delays, little twin. Your day may not run as smoothly as you would like. Chill out. You’re reacting to the full moon Saturday night in Aquarius. The sun shines bright in your space of communication until August 23. The sun gives you an opportunity to express your ideas. You love to chat. You will have plenty of chances to speak up. Know what you are going to say. Remember, miscommunication occurs while Mercury is retrograde.
CANCER (June 20-July 22)
I know you are feeling anxious. Blame that on the full moon coming Saturday. You water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—feel new and full moons more intensely than other signs. You may have to rethink a bit of your strategy. Mercury is retrograde until August 26. Do not allow anyone to push you over. That would be a mistake for anyone who thinks you cannot get aggressive if necessary. Let go of the stress. No need to feel edgy. Take advantage of the opportunities that are going to flow your way.
LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)
Mercury, the messenger, is retrograde until August 26. Take care of details before you make any major changes. Keep an eye on your finances. Reconnect with your dreams. Neptune retrogrades back to Aquarius until February 2012. Mercury has moved back to Leo and is urging you to take a second look. Full moon Saturday in Aquarius. You get a glow from a golden light as this week comes to a close, thanks to the sun, Mercury and Venus in your sign.
VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)
Keep your eyes open. No need to allow your vision to blur. Expect the unexpected. You will be faced with a decision. A full moon is coming to Aquarius in your space of daily work. You may find co-workers a little anxious. Miscommunication is a daily word when Mercury is retrograde. I tell everyone that Mercury retrograde is normal for me. I watch how others operate about four times a year.
LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)
Show your charm. A full moon will occur Saturday in fellow air sign Aquarius. Should you feel a little anxious, maybe this is why. This full moon will be in your house of fun, love and luck. You are in the spotlight. Do not gamble your entire paycheck. Go ahead and gain the attention you desire. Now, stay out in the open. You can move behind the scenes next week. Keep your behavior on a high level. This could be a good way to avoid ruffling feathers.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)
Don’t let yourself get reckless. You water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—feel new and full moons intensely. Your hot topics this month are money and relationships. You will receive mixed messages. Remember that old man Mercury is retrograde. You can clean up any mistakes you have made in recent months. You will encounter miscommunication and delays while Mercury is retrograde. You could hear from an old friend. Sometimes old friends are your best friends.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Mercury is retrograde, and this can complicate travel. You will run into miscommunication and delays. A full moon will occur Saturday in Aquarius. Go ahead and expand your interests. You have an opportunity to correct mistakes you may have made. Neptune’s return to Aquarius tunes up your psychic abilities. Take this retrograde time to get some rest. Get ready to launch new projects next month.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)
Look for power struggles over relationships. Mars, the planet of action and energy is making a tour of your relationship department. This goes for both business and personal relationships. Chill out as issues below the surface burst into awareness. This is not the time to fight for what you want. Mercury is retrograde. Wait until Mercury moves forward later this month. Spend the next few weeks working on your projects.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)
You should feel a little anxious. You are host to a full moon on Saturday. Feel the energy? With Mars in Cancer, co-workers are full of action and energy. Keep your words soft and tender. No need for conflict on Tuesday as the sun and Venus hold hands. Your relationship department is full of fun. Take a little time off and visit with friends. With Mercury retrograde, you may encounter a few delays. Miscommunication may pop up on your agenda. Do not forget to put a stamp on your letter.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
You, Cancer and Scorpio get a little emotional when a full moon approaches. This full moon takes place in your 12th house. This is your normal home space. Take a nap. Get some rest. Mercury remains retrograde until August 26. Good time to take a look at what you want to pursue when Mercury moves forward again. Work on new projects. You have a little time to put the finishing touches on old projects. You may be surprised when an old friend appears this week. Search for a bargain. Have some fun with Leos.