Peggy Plots Your Planets

Your horoscope for the week of August 15

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 email.


ARIES (March 20-April 18)

Sweet Venus pulls your relationships into the spotlight today as she moves into Libra, the sign Venus rules. Good for you. New people may enter your life. Should you feel a little anxious, chill out. Full moon Tuesday in Aquarius. You have a few more days to begin new projects. The best time to begin something is between the new and full moons. The energy changes when a planet changes signs. Venus is the love and money planet.


TAURUS (April 19-May 19)

Your ruling planet, Venus, travels to Libra on Friday. Good for you. Venus also rules Libra. You may find your co-workers on the friendly side. Now, watch eating too many sweets. The sun shines in Leo. This could be the week to spruce up the backyard. Get the folks on the home front to help. If you feel antsy this week, you are feeling the full moon on Tuesday. Get busy on new projects. Best time to start anything is between the new moon and the full moon.


GEMINI (May 20-June 20)

You air signs—Gemini, Libra and Aquarius—love to communicate. Venus in Libra puts Lady Luck on center stage. Add a little fun, love and luck to your agenda. Go ahead and run around the Vegas playground. If you gamble, remember, it takes only one ticket to win the jackpot. If you are feeling anxiety, chill out. It’s the full moon Tuesday. Last chance to introduce your new projects while we are between the new and full moons.


CANCER (June 21-July 21)

The full moon on Tuesday could explain why you are feeling edgy. On Friday, Venus shines the spotlight on your home front when she moves to Libra, the sign she rules. You may notice that everyone is friendly. Venus is the planet of love and money. You may feel like sprucing things up while she visits your home front. Or you may be looking for something larger. The party moves to Virgo when the sun travels there on the 22nd.


LEO (July 22-Aug. 21)

It is a good idea for later-born Leos to read both Leo and Virgo. You may find you have characteristics of both signs. The sun moves from your sign to Virgo on the 22nd. On Friday, Venus travels to Libra. Venus is happy in Libra, a sign she rules. Your communication department takes center stage. Chat with siblings and your neighbors. Get ready to set a goal you want to reach over the next year.


VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 21)

Get ready for a few changes. Venus, the planet of love and money, travels to Libra on Friday. Your house of values and earned income enters the spotlight. Put the final touches on old projects before the sun arrives in your sign next week on the 22nd. Full moon on Tuesday may be the reason you are feeling antsy this week. Secrets could be revealed by co-workers when the moon parks in Aquarius on Monday and Tuesday.


LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)

Venus, your ruling planet, enters your sign on Friday. It’s time to show what you have been working on, little peacemaker. The sun arrives in Virgo on the 22nd. Your career department will be in the spotlight while the sun visits Leo this week. Talk with people in authority while Mercury visits the sun in Leo. A full moon on Tuesday brings a smile to your house of fun, love and luck. You are the creative one. Show your creativity.


SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 20)

Venus starts a visit to Libra in your 12th house on Friday. I describe this position as an angel on your shoulder, your ace in the hole. Venus is the planet of love and money. Take advantage and work behind the scenes. Full moon Tuesday in airy Aquarius, the unique one of the zodiac. You water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—feel a strong effect from full and new moons. Your family members may be a little anxious. The sun will visit Virgo on the 22nd.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 21-Dec. 20)

On Friday, Venus travels to Libra. Your house of groups, clubs and organizations takes center stage. Discuss new ideas with the professional folks. The sun is in your brother fire sign, Leo, this week. The sun pulls into Virgo next week. Jupiter, your ruling planet, is visiting Cancer until July. You have a chance to work on financial issues. Take a look at your investments and joint resources. The window of opportunity is open.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 19)

The sun moves to your fellow earth sign, Virgo, next Thursday. Venus, the planet of love and money, takes up residence in your career department on Friday. That anxious feeling may be coming from the full moon Tuesday in windy Aquarius. This full moon will occur in your house of earned income, and it could turn you in an exciting new direction during the moon’s visit to Aquarius on Wednesday.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 19-Feb. 17)

You may feel a little anxious this week. A powerful full moon will occur in your sign on Tuesday. Tides are higher during a full moon. Venus moves to your sister air sign, Libra, on Friday. Venus rules Libra. Luck be with you while Venus sits in your travel and knowledge department. Share your philosophies. Your house of relationships is in the spotlight when the sun and Mercury visit there next week. Monday is not the day to make important decisions. Wait until after the full moon.


PISCES (Feb. 18-March 19)

You will be experiencing anxiety as the weekend approaches. A full moon will occur in Aquarius on Tuesday. Water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—get the full force of new and full moons. On Friday, Venus travels to Libra, where she feels comfortable. Venus, the planet of love and money, will occupy your financial department. You may discover that everyone wants to be the boss when Saturn squares off with the moon. No one wants to be told what to do when the full moon occurs in opposition to sunny Leo.

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