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)
Should you feel a little anxious, chill out. It’s the new moon Friday. One of the best times to begin new projects is between the new moon and the full moon. With several planets in your career house, it is time to step up to the plate. The folks in authority take notice of you. Keep an eye on your finances. While Saturn is parked in Scorpio, it’s a good idea to check your insurance policies. Your investments and joint resources also take center stage.
TAURUS (April 20-May 19)
New moon in Capricorn on Friday. You earth signs—Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn—should enjoy the next few days. You may decide to get out of the bullpen and seek new scenery. If only for a few days, it’s a great way to relax. Mars, the planet of action and energy, takes up residence in your career department. Share your knowledge with the folks in authority. Jupiter’s visit to Gemini brings an opportunity to increase your earned income.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
New moon on tap Friday in Capricorn. With five planets in your financial department for the next few days, this is the best time to begin something new—between the new and full moon. Thanks to Mercury, your ruling planet, you may find an excellent opportunity to solve any problem. Set your goals. Pay attention to responsibility. You may have a chance to earn a little extra money this month. New friendships may develop when you share a few new ideas.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
I know you are feeling antsy. Chill out. You are being hit by the new moon coming up Friday in Capricorn. Water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—feel new and full moons more powerfully. Your space of relationships takes center stage with the new moon. The focus this month is on relationships. With Uranus in your career department, make sure everything is clear before you take on new projects or an additional assignment. Saturday evening, keep your words soft and tender if you discuss career opportunities.
LEO (July 22-August 22)
Your social life will be in the spotlight during the first half of the year. Jupiter provides an opportunity for new friendships. If you feel a little anxious today, chill out. New moon in Capricorn on Friday. Your daily work is in the spotlight while six planets visit Capricorn. New opportunities could arise in your daily work. Saturn encourages you to get organized around the home front. Mars sends new energy to your relationships, both business and personal.
VIRGO (August 23- September 21)
If you feel a little itchy, chill out. New moon in brother earth sign Capricorn. Write down your wishes and set your goal for the next month. This new moon will come in your fun, love and luck department. Capricorn is host to the sun and Mercury, your ruling planet, Venus and Pluto. The new moon takes place among four other planets. Show people how creative you are. You have the energy of five planets this week.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
New moon Friday. Enjoy time with family and friends. Set your goal for the month. Write down your wishes. This is the best time to launch new projects, between the new and full moon. With Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, visiting Gemini until June 25, take a class or two. You air signs love to travel. Take to the sky. We acquire knowledge from travel as well as books. You may be surprised by what you hear on the home front this week.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)
Saturn is visiting your sign this year. Saturn last visited your sign in 1984. It takes Saturn 28 years to circle the zodiac. Saturn is the old teacher. Get organized. Put your affairs in order. You water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—feel greater effects from new and full moons. This may explain while you feel fidgety. The new moon will be in Capricorn Friday. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the next month. Keep it within reason, something you will enjoy working for over the next month.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)
If you feel a little antsy, it’s the new moon coming up Friday in Capricorn. Write down your wishes for the month and set a goal. Think about your earned income as Venus, the planet of love and money, takes up residence in Capricorn. Capricorn is the worker of the zodiac. You may receive a little bonus. Jupiter, your ruling planet, provides a chance to deal with your business friends. Mars provides an opportunity to communicate.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 19)
New moon Friday. This should be a lucky new moon for you. You are the host of this new moon. Do not forget your wish list. Mars, the planet of action and energy, puts a glow on your earned income department. Saturn is giving early-born Capricorns an opportunity to join groups, clubs and organizations. Later-born Capricorns will get their chance later this year. New people will enter your life.
AQUARIUS (January 20-February 17)
Good week to work behind the scenes. With several planets in the secrecy section of your chart, you may hear others share a few secrets. You should keep your plans and secrets to yourself. Put the final touch on your old projects. Get ready for the new as your birthday month approaches. New moon Friday. Remember your wish list. Set a goal for the month. Map a plan to reach your goals. Mars is in your sign raising your energy level.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
New moon Friday. You water signs—Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces—are affected more severely by the new and full moon energy than other signs. Relax. Share a few of your new ideas. Make a plan for this full moon. Write down your wishes for the next month and set a goal. Mars sends energy to work behind the scenes. Put the final touches on your old projects. The sun shines bright on your relationship department. Do not promise more than you can deliver. Keep an eye on your spending.