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)

Mercury, the messenger of the gods, travels to Cancer today. Family members are chatty. You may find it wise to think before you speak. It’s a good idea to keep the peace. On Monday, Mars, your ruling planet, moves to Gemini. This should sharpen your thinking. You may find that your siblings want to communicate. On Tuesday, the sun travels  to Cancer. The sun shines bright on your home front through the month. Spend time with your family. Focus on your domestic needs. Try not to do too many things at once.


TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

Expect a few changes this week. Three planets change signs. Mercury, the messenger, visits Cancer. This is a good week to talk with the folks in the neighborhood. On Friday, Mercury and Jupiter could send an opportunity your way. Listen closely. On Saturday, you could find a little bonus at your daily work. On Monday, Mars heads for Gemini. Your boss may be a little gabby. The summer solstice arrives Tuesday when the sun sails into Cancer. The sun shines bright on your communication department.


GEMINI (May 20-June 20)

I want to explain something to you, dear Gemini. If you were born close to June 20, you should read both Gemini and Cancer. You are known as cusp babies. I am a cusp baby, a later-born Leo. With my birthday on Aug. 20, I watch both Leo and Virgo. On Monday, you are ready to take action with much energy as Mars travels to your sign. The sun leaves your sign and travels to Cancer on Tuesday, carrying the summer solstice with it. The sun will operate from your earned income department for the next month. Take advantage.


CANCER (June 20-July 22)

Happy birthday. Roll up your sleeves and get to work for the next few days. Put the final touches on your projects. Get ready to launch new ventures as your birthday approaches. I want to explain something to you early-born Cancers. If you were born close to the 20th of June, you should read both Gemini and Cancer. You are known as cusp babies. I am a cusp baby, a later-born Leo. With my birthday on Aug. 20, I watch both Leo and Virgo. It is time to set your goal for the next year. Write down your wishes. Work behind the scenes for the next few days.


LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)

You love to party, and you have much to celebrate this week. Tuesday brings the summer solstice as the sun moves into Cancer. The sun is one of three planets changing signs this week. Things should quiet down with two of the planets visiting Cancer in the secret section of your chart. Mars gives you the energy to work behind the scenes. The beginning of summer provides a chance to join in a little fun. Mars travels to Gemini. Reveal a few of your goals. Do not forget to wish your later-born Gemini pals a happy birthday.


VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)

Mercury, the messenger, travels to Cancer today. On Friday, when Mercury teams up with Neptune, it is time to seek harmony. It is a great day to chat with clubs and organizations. Talk about your new ideas, hopes, wishes and goals. On Monday, Mars moves to Gemini. You may have a little action in your career department. The folks in authority are active. Summer starts Tuesday with the arrival of the summer solstice. Tuesday afternoon is not a good time for business as Mercury squares off with Saturn.


LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)

You have an opportunity to talk with the people in authority. Your career section is in the spotlight. Mercury moves to Cancer today. This could be just what you have been waiting for. On Friday, Jupiter and Mercury will put you in touch with members of the business community. Do not forget the residents of your fellow air sign, Gemini, as they wind up a month of birthdays. On Monday, Mars heads for Gemini. Share your knowledge. You could find time to travel. The summer solstice arrives Tuesday. Your house of career takes  center stage.


SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)

You have much to sift through this week. Three planets change signs. Mercury moves to Cancer today. Share your knowledge. You may decide to take a class or two. Or you could decide to travel. We learn through both books and travel. Your relationship department takes center stage when Mercury hooks up with Jupiter. This sets up a chance to chat with your friends. Talk a little business. On Tuesday, the sun travels to Cancer, bringing the summer solstice. Monday is a good day to talk with the folks in the financial world. Mars visits Gemini.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Mercury enters Cancer today, giving you a chance to talk to the folks in the business world. On Monday, Mars will visit Gemini. Check the facts before you rescue anyone. You know you are not interested in wasting your energy. Tuesday brings the start of summer. The water heats up. The sun in Cancer shines bright on the financial section of your chart for the next month. Time to meet with your banker, insurance agent and tax adviser. Take a look at joint resources. Good new could flow your way Wednesday.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)

Three planets change signs this week. Today, Mercury travels to Cancer. Your relationship department takes center stage. On Friday, Jupiter and Mercury bring Lady Luck into the spotlight. This could be your lucky day. On Monday, you may find the people in your daily work department full of energy when Mars moves to Gemini. Co-workers are eager to chat. Summer starts Tuesday when the sun pulls into Cancer. The sun will be parked in your relationship department this month.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)

Mercury travels to Cancer today. Your daily work department begins to heat up. Mercury and Jupiter bring good news to the home front Friday. Saturday could be the day to make travel plans. On Monday, Lady Luck takes center stage. Mars moves to Gemini. Take a little gamble. If it feels good, wear it. You air signs may feel an urge to chat—you, Gemini and Libra. Aquarians always have something to say. The summer solstice occurs Tuesday. The sun will spend the next month in your daily work department. Wednesday is a good day to share your values.


PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

This could be a busy week. Mercury moves to Cancer today, and your fun, love and luck department takes center stage. Make a little wager. Now, don’t go overboard and bet the farm. On Friday, others have a chance to hear what you have to say, thanks to Mercury and Jupiter. Mars heads for Gemini on Monday. This gives the folks on the home front a shot of energy. You will notice family members are quite chatty. On Tuesday, the sun brings the summer solstice and a month of birthdays to Cancer. Good for you. The sun shines bright on your house of fun, love and luck.


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