Peggy Plots Your Planets

Your horoscope for the week of April 11

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)

Mercury moves to your sign on Saturday. You may notice a little change in the energy this week as Mercury parks in your sign and Venus leaves for Taurus. Jupiter is the only outer planet to change signs this year. Mercury in your sign could sharpen your thinking and communication on a grand scale. Allow new ideas to flow in. The move to Taurus will put sweet Venus in your earned income department and bring in a little bonus from your daily work.


TAURUS (April 19-May 19)

The moon travels to your sign today. Good for you. You may feel a burst of energy. Today is not a good time to deal with the folks in the financial world. On Saturday, Mercury travels to Aries. Keep your secrets to yourself. Work behind the scenes. Your power increases when Venus, your ruling planet, takes up residence in your sign. Get busy taking care of your business. Add the finishing touches before the sun arrives in your sign.


GEMINI (May 20-June 20)

It may be wise to work behind the scenes today. The energy changes on Saturday as Mercury travels to Aries. You may have an opportunity to share your new ideas, hopes and goals with friends. Good time to join a group, club or organization. Mercury is your ruling planet. Take advantage while Mercury visits your relationship department. The moon is in your sign on Monday. Venus lands in Taurus. You may seek a little peace and privacy. The sun spends one more week in Aries.


CANCER (June 21-July 21)

Two planets in your sign precipitate a shift in energy this week. On Saturday, Mercury, the messenger of the gods, takes up residence in your career department. The folks in authority have their eye on you. On Monday, Venus moves to Taurus. Venus is happy in this space on your chart. It is time to have fun and talk about your ideas. Join a group, club or organization. Your social life picks up. On Wednesday, the people in charge will be watching you.


LEO (July 22-August 21)

You may find a shift in the energy, courtesy of Mercury, the messenger, and Venus, the planet of love and money. Friday is not a good day to share your knowledge with the folks on the home front. On Saturday, Mercury travels to Aries. You may decide to take a class or two while Mercury visits Aries. This could help your career. Venus in Taurus also puts your career in the spotlight. The people in authority are focused on you. This could advance your career.


VIRGO (August 22- September 21)

Mercury, your ruling planet, travels to Aries on Saturday. Venus arrives in Taurus. With Mercury in your space of resources, you have an opportunity to deal with the folks in the business world. Take a look at your finances. This is also a good time to look at your investments. On Wednesday, Venus moves to Taurus. Your interests take center stage. You may decide to travel. Could be a trip to a faraway place.


LIBRA (September 22- October 22)

Friday is not a good time to discuss business. The moon squares off with three planets. On Saturday, get ready for new energy to pour in. Mercury starts a visit to Aries. Your relationship department takes center stage. You have an opportunity to open minds to your new ideas. Your social life speeds up with both business and personal friends. On Monday, Venus, your ruling planet, takes up residence in Taurus in the financial section of your chart.


SCORPIO (October 23- November 20)

You may feel the new moon for a few more days. Do not forget to set your goal for the month. Chill out when you chat with coworkers on Friday. On Saturday, Mercury travels to Aries. This provides an opportunity to communicate with coworkers. The energy change provided by Mercury gives you a chance to share a few of your new ideas. Your social life begins to pick up on Monday—both business and personal friends. Venus lands in Taurus. Your relationship department is in the spotlight, dear Scorpio.


SAGITTARIUS (November 21- December 20)

On Friday, expect the unexpected. Secrets could be revealed. Saturday brings a change of energy. Mercury arrives in your brother fire sign, Aries. Mercury will be operating in your house of fun, love, luck and creativity. Sunday brings the gift of gab with your Gemini friends. The moon visits your relationship department. More new energy flows in on Monday. Venus, the planet of love and money, moves to Taurus.


CAPRICORN (December 21-January 19)

Mercury travels to Aries on Saturday, and Venus heads for your brother earth sign, Taurus, on Monday. This brings new energy. With last Wednesday’s new moon and Mercury’s visit to the home front, you may decide to do a little spring cleaning and make a few changes on the home front. Venus visits with Mars and the sun in Aries. Add a little creativity to your projects. Wednesday could be a great day to work around the home.


AQUARIUS (January 19-February 17)

You are the unique sign of the zodiac. Use the energy wisely. Two planets change signs this week. New energy begins to flow. Plan ahead. You need a plan to reach your goals. Mercury travels to Aries on Saturday and takes up residence in your communication department. Time to connect with family, friends, and, in fact, everyone you know. Get involved with your neighborhood. Your circle could widen with community projects. Venus moves on to Taurus in your home front.


PISCES (February 18-March 19)

Keep your words on the tender side today. The moon is in Taurus, so people may seem a little bullheaded. Do not share your knowledge. On Saturday, Mercury pulls into Aries. Your communication skills and creative thinking are in the spotlight. Good for you. You have an opportunity to impress people. Venus, the planet of love and money, enters your space of communication on Monday. It’s time to get out of your little pond. Visit the folks in the neighborhood. Go ahead and take a short trip.


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