Peggy Plots Your Planets

Your horoscope for the week of August 1

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)

Co-workers may feel like family members on Friday when sweet Venus sends a wink to Mars, your ruling planet. The red planet may inspire you to do a few chores around the home this weekend. New moon Tuesday in your brother fire sign, Leo. Go ahead and write down your wishes and set your goal for the month. Spend time with the family, if only a day trip to the beach or a theme park. Run around the playground.


TAURUS (April 19-May 19)

With the moon in Gemini today, you can talk about your values and earned income with the folks on the home front. Should you feel a little anxious this weekend, chill out. It’s the new moon Tuesday in fiery Leo. Lady Luck takes center stage on Friday as Venus, the planet of love and money, teams up with Mars. The new moon will bring an opportunity to get a little work done around the home, even if it is only getting paperwork organized.


GEMINI (May 20-June 20)

With the moon in your sign, you have the gift to communicate for the next few days. Smile on Friday when Venus sends a wink to Mars. Chat with family members. You could receive a small bonus. Fire sign Leo will host a new moon on Tuesday in your communication department. Do not forget your wish list for the month. Spend time on Sunday with professional friends from groups, clubs and organizations. That’s a good day to trot out your new ideas. People are there to help you.


CANCER (June 21-July 21)

With three planets in your sign, your energy level is high. On Friday, Venus and Mars provide the action to take a short trip. Meet with siblings or other family members. Pay attention to what others have to share. You may come up with a unique way to increase your income. The new moon in Leo on Tuesday may be making you a little anxious. Chill out. Write down your wishes for the month and set a goal. On Sunday, the sun and Uranus put your career and income in the spotlight. You could get good news this week.


LEO (July 22-Aug. 21)

You could hear some good news this week. Venus and Mars team up today. Reveal your secrets and talk about your values. You are the party sign of the zodiac. Let go of what is not working. Make room for the new you to flow in. New moon in your sign on Tuesday. Write down your wishes for the month. Set a goal. The new moon in your sign launches your new solar year. It’s all up to you to figure out where you want to go. Make a plan.


VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 21)

Your career is in the spotlight as the moon visits Gemini for the next few days. Mercury, your ruling planet, gives you the gift of gab. Venus, in your sign, winks at Mars. Meet with professional friends from groups, clubs and organizations. A new moon in Leo on Tuesday means it is time for you to write down your wishes and set your goal for the month. Take a look at your finances. You may find a new way to beef up your savings.


LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)

The moon in your fellow air sign, Gemini, for the next couple of days gives you a chance to share your knowledge. This could be a good time to make vacation plans. On Tuesday, fiery Leo hosts the new moon. You need to write down your wishes for the month and set a goal. Friendships and analyzing are on your agenda next month. On Sunday, you have an opportunity to meet new professional people. Talk about your new ideas, hopes, wishes and goals.


SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 20)

Venus teams up with Mars on Friday. Join a group, club or organization. You may feel anxious this weekend because of the new moon approaching in Leo on Tuesday. You water signs—Scorpio, Cancer and Pisces—take a heavy hit from new and full moons. Relax. Make a plan. Write down your wishes and set your goal for the month. The new moon is lucky for you, especially in the career department. With the sun in Leo, your house of career, show the folks in authority your knowledge.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 21-Dec. 20)

Fire signs—you, Aries and Leo—have much to celebrate this week. Friday brings a chance to talk about travel when Venus sends a wink to Mars. Good for you. Career opportunities continue on the upswing. On Friday, you can communicate with business and personal friends. Share your knowledge on Friday. New moon Tuesday will bring new energy. Write down your wishes for the month. Set a goal. Trot out your new ideas.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 19)

You are known as the worker of the zodiac. The moon in Gemini today offers a chance to communicate with your co-workers. The moon gives your daily work a jolt on Friday. Share your knowledge. Talk about travel. Venus and Mars encourage you to socialize. Expect the unexpected. You could get a surprise visit from old friends. New moon Tuesday in fiery Leo. Write down your wishes and set your goal for the month.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 19-Feb. 17)

The moon in your brother air sign, Gemini, gives you the gift to communicate. Venus in Virgo puts your financial department in the spotlight. You have the potential to gain financially. Think before you act. Use caution when considering major purchases. Financial decisions are important right now. This could be the time to look at your credit report. Keep your options open. Write down your wishes for the month and set a goal when the new moon pops up in Leo on Tuesday.


PISCES (Feb. 18-March 19)

You may feel a little anxiety this weekend when the new moon occurs in Leo. New moons bring new opportunities. You may find your co-workers a little antsy later in the week. Have fun on Friday. Run around the playground. Hang out with friends. Make a little wager. Venus and Mars could send you good news you did not expect this week. Uranus, the planet of surprise, teams up with the sun. You might see a little raise. Make a plan. Write down your wishes. Set a goal for the month. Your social life picks up.


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