Peggy Plots Your Planets

Your horoscope for the week of August 30

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 Virgo on Friday. You may notice your co-workers are in a talkative mood. They want to detail and analyze. The full moon approaching in water sign Pisces may have you feeling a little antsy. As a fire sign, you should chill out. Avoid a steamy situation. Tuesday is a good day to talk with the folks in the financial world. Pluto sends a wink to Mars, your ruling planet. Use the energy wisely.


TAURUS (April 20-May 19)

Mercury is moving to Virgo on Friday, and this may require a change in your plans for the weekend. Labor Day on Monday will give you a long weekend. Express yourself while the sun and Mercury are in Virgo, spotlighting your house of fun, love and luck. Pluto and Mercury allow you to share your business knowledge on Tuesday. Wednesday is the day to make travel plans. Think before you speak when Mercury and Mars team up on Wednesday.


GEMINI (May 20-June 20)

A full moon occurs Friday in Pisces. That will be the second full moon this month, a blue moon. This may be why you feel edgy. Mercury joins the sun in Virgo on Friday. That puts the sun and Mercury in the home section of your chart. Chat with family members. The full moon puts your career in the spotlight and provides a burst of energy. Tuesday brings a chance to talk with the financial folks. Take a look at your joint resources. It’s a good day for business.


CANCER (June 21-July 21

I know you feel fidgety. You are reacting to the full moon Friday in Pisces. That’s a blue moon, the second full moon this month. Mercury joins the sun in Virgo on Friday, giving you an urge to communicate. Your words flow smoothly. You speak with precision. You seek information. Monday is Labor Day. Enjoy the long weekend. You relationship department is in the spotlight. It’s time for a little fun, love and luck. If you gamble, remember, it takes only one ticket to win. Tuesday is a great day for business. You may find a colleague helpful.


LEO (July 22-August 22)

Mercury joins the sun in Virgo on Friday. With two planets in your earned income department, it’s time to communicate. The second full moon this month occurs Friday. A blue moon. This may explain why you feel antsy. Do not reveal secrets Monday when Venus squares off with Saturn. Get ready to talk business with co-workers. Chat with family members on Wednesday. Discuss your values.


VIRGO (August 23- September 21)

Mercury arrives in your sign on Friday, joining the sun. You have the energy to communicate. Your ruling planet, Mercury, in your sign provides an abundance of energy. Go ahead and detail and analyze. Take time to think before you speak. Play it cool on Monday when Venus clashes with Saturn. Do not reveal your ideas, hopes wishes and goals to the people in the business world. Take a little gamble on Wednesday while Lady Luck is with you.


LIBRA (September 22- October 22)

Mercury takes up residence in the secret section of your chart on Friday. Work behind the scenes for the rest of the week. Finish your projects. Get ready to launch new ventures next month. You may feel a little antsy. It’s the second full moon of the month, a blue moon, coming up Friday in Pisces. This will be a powerful full moon. Saturn in your sign will be squaring off with Venus, so this is not a good week to meet with the boss.


SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)

A blue moon will occur on Friday, the second full moon of the month. This full moon will be in Pisces, a water sign, so it will be powerful. Water signs—you, Pisces and Cancer—are affected by new and full moons greater than other signs. So that is the reason you feel edgy. Mercury pulls into Virgo on Friday, where he joins the sun. No need for restrictions. Wednesday should bring a little excitement when Mars in your sign teams up with Mercury. Take action. Share your ideas.


SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)

Mercury joins the sun in Virgo on Friday. The second full moon of the month, a blue moon, in Pisces on Friday will light up your home front. Family members may be a little fidgety. They will be feeling the full moon. Do not discuss your finances this week. Keep an eye on your spending. Tuesday brings an opportunity to chat with the boss. On Wednesday, don’t reveal your secrets. Work behind the scenes.


CAPRICORN (December 21-January 19)

This week brings a blue moon, the second full moon of the month, in Pisces. This activates your communication department. This may keep you busy for the next couple of weeks with errands, phone calls and, yes, communication. If you feel a little anxious, chill out. It’s a full moon Friday. Mercury joins the sun in Virgo on Friday. Not a good day for business. Do not discuss your career with the folks in your relationship department.


AQUARIUS (January 20-February 17)

Mercury travels to Virgo on Friday. Take a class on finance or study something of interest. Should you feel a little antsy, chill out. It’s Friday’s full moon, the second one this month. That’s a blue moon. Jupiter is encouraging you to expand your horizons. Get in shape. Keep your secrets to yourself. Work behind the scenes. Monday is Labor Day, a long weekend. Chat with folks in the financial world Tuesday. Talk with the boss on Wednesday.


PISCES (February 18-March 19)

You are host to the second full moon of the month, a blue moon. This is a powerful full moon. Use the energy wisely for the next two weeks. If you feel edgy, chill out. Your house of relationships takes center stage when Mercury joins the sun in Virgo. Both personal and professional relationships will be in the spotlight. You may notice you are popular. Friends are eager to chat. Do not discuss your finances on Monday. Spend the long Labor Day weekend with family and friends. On Wednesday, share your knowledge.


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