Horoscope: Peggy Plots Your Planets for week of Oct. 11-17

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 at [email protected]

Peggy Allison

ARIES (March 20-April 20)

A new moon occurs today in Libra. The new moon emphasizes your relationships to others on both the personal and business level—spouses and co-workers as well as friends. You deserve love and harmony in all relationships. Mercury turns retrograde Friday in the sign of Scorpio. Don’t launch any new projects, little ram. Use this time to look back over the past three months and review what you have achieved. Finish up old projects. You may be surprised by how much you accomplish. Keep it simple. Do not take in more than you can handle. Your pace in life isn’t fast.

TAURUS (April 20-May 21)

Mercury becomes retrograde Friday. New moon today, little bull. Now with Mercury retrograde and a new moon today in Libra, ruled by sweet Venus, planet of love and money, it is not the time to begin anything new. You now have the opportunity to look back and notice what you have accomplished over the past three months. You can negotiate with people. Readjust your relationships. Decide what you really want. Watch out for miscommunication. Get a handle on your life. Use the news you receive this week for your benefit. 

GEMINI (May 21-June 21)

We know you are the yakker of the zodiac. There’s a new moon in Libra, and Mercury is retrograde. Don’t get upset. While Mercury is retrograde, miscommunication is a major problem. Just keep your words clear. The new moon brings love, fun and joy. Use your creative side, my friend. This should make it easy to connect with people. You should receive favorable reactions from others as long as you have fun. Enjoy the playfulness right now.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)

A new moon arrives today in Libra, little crab, and your sign is ruled by the moon. Mercury is becoming retrograde, so, my friend, pull out your journal. You may want to rewrite a few of your thoughts. This also is the time to rethink a few of your relationships, both personal and business. Discuss what is on your mind. The new moon will be in the family section of your chart. Remember that you do not have to search for fun or love. They are all located on the home front.  Sometimes you get all fired up. Now you see opportunities even in the distance and are ready to explore.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 23)

New moon in Libra. Yes indeed, little kitty, listen with your heart, but what you hear may not be what you get. Keep the information. Okay, my friend, Mercury goes retrograde, and miscommunication will be on the agenda for the next three weeks. You may also experience delays. Keep communication open. Old friends sometimes appear while Mercury is retrograde. Lost objects are often found. The key word, little lion, is ride on, but have patience. Do not ignore your creative ideas. Your creativity is endless. A pay raise is possible this week.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 23)

Creativity could pay off this week. Do a good deed for someone who needs one, little Virgo. Friendships build this week. Accept an invitation to a party. A new moon appears in Libra, and Mercury goes retrograde in Scorpio. Sidestep any commitment that makes you feel pressure. Don’t be coerced into something you are not comfortable with. You are on the right path. Look back on what you have accomplished over the past three months. You may experience a few delays. Do not take on anything new. Bide your time. Prepare for the real gains next month. You know how to detail and analyze, my friend.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)

Well, little peacemaker, you have a new moon in your sign. Realign your intentions for the new year. Ride the wave. This is nice—a newfound belief in yourself. Okay, Mercury will turn retrograde in your money space. You can spend the next three weeks reexamining your financial commitments. This is the time to look at your income versus your expenses. Make a budget. Don’t begin any new business or make large purchases. When Mercury moves direct next month, you may not be happy with what you purchase now. Spend time by yourself. It’s not a good time for a busy social situation.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 22)

The messenger of the gods, Mercury, goes retrograde in your sign on Friday. This could add intensity to your words. Your thoughts are deeper. Memories could help you gain some of the perspective you have been wrestling with. Your emotionally restrictive phase comes to an end. Whatever you may have had in the back pocket or tucked away comes to surface Saturday. Do not take this so seriously. Past efforts will begin to pay off. If it does not feel good, do not do it. Your attitude will improve. The road begins to open. Have fun this week.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Mercury, the messenger of the gods, turns retrograde on Friday. You are more in touch with your own personal vision. Remain patient. Mercury may require you to retrace a few of the steps you have taken. Do not let frustrations get you down or destroy what you may have already started. Remember, my friend, Mercury retrograde is not the time to begin a new project. You may feel isolated. You may have an urge to withdraw. Do not try to change your feelings. Spend the next three weeks looking back at what you have already accomplished. What needs a final touch? Learn from your experiences. Old friendships may redevelop. Concentrate on long-term goals.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 20)

A new moon pops up in Libra, and Mercury becomes retrograde in Scorpio. You may feel suspicious Saturday. Now you feel you have to rebuild trust. A friend may have let you down. Mercury retrograde is miscommunication time. Go slowly. To make progress, be patient and you can rebuild trust. Talk about what you want from your relationships. This is not the time to take on a new project. Finishing up time should be on your agenda. Yes indeed, everything is changing rapidly. Stay light on your feet. Double-check details, itineraries and documents for the next three weeks.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Trust your logic, little genius. You can make steady progress. Your words carry authority. Don’t begin any new projects until next month. Mercury retrograde. You are more effective where you are right now.  Share your higher knowledge. Reevaluate your feelings. Where do you want to go on the career level? Make your future plans. Get a grip on the facts. I know you have doubts. Once Mercury goes direct, you can move ahead. Don’t begin anything new while Mercury is retrograde. Look back at what you have accomplished over the past three months.

PISCES (Feb. 18-March 20)

Mars in sister water sign Cancer can make you feel bolder, little fish. You may feel a little dreamy on Friday. Your imagination shines.  Stay within your budget. Get things under control in the financial department. Mercury retrograde is not a good time to begin new projects. A new moon in Libra can shake up agreements with others. Jupiter helps you get a better deal. Mercury retrograde requires you to review and revise. Travel and education take center stage. Spend the next three weeks getting organized. Don’t begin anything new unless you are ready to redo it. Expect delays and a little miscommunication.

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