Peggy Plots Your Planets
Your horoscope for the week of August 16
Thu, Aug 16, 2012 (9:28 a.m.)
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)
Keep your words on the tender side when dealing with the folks on the home front today as sweet Venus squares off with Uranus, the planet of surprise. Friday brings a new moon in Leo. Take time out for fun, love and luck, little ram. Remember, it takes only one ticket to win the jackpot, so don’t bet the farm. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. On Saturday, Mercury gets a wink from Uranus. You could get some unexpected good news. Give it a few days to develop. Your energy level is high on Monday. Show your creative ideas. Spend Tuesday with Leo friends. It’s the last day of their month of birthday celebrations. Enjoy the party. On Wednesday, the sun travels to Virgo. It’s time to detail and analyze with your co-workers.
TAURUS (April 20-May 19)
Good news could arrive. Secrets could be revealed in a day or two. But keep your secrets to yourself today as Venus squares off with Uranus. Friday brings a new moon in Leo. Make a wish and set a goal for the month. Friday is a good day to share your knowledge with co-workers. Unexpected good news arrives on the home front. On Monday, the sun winks at Mars. Your energy level is high. You accomplish much with your daily work. Wish Leo friends a happy birthday. On Tuesday, they wind up their month of birthday celebrations. The party moves to Virgo on Wednesday as the sun arrives there and sets off a month of birthdays.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Do not discuss your values today. People may not agree. Watch out for arguments that pop up suddenly. A new moon occurs Friday in Leo. You have an opportunity to set your goals for the month. Do not forget your wish list. Take a little time for fun when the sun teams up with Saturn. On Saturday, you may receive good news you weren’t expecting. Chat with club members and other friends. Talk about your hopes, wishes and goals. Monday is a good day to share your creative ideas. Spend time with Leo friends as they finish their month of birthday celebrations on Tuesday. The sun travels to Virgo on Wednesday. The folks on the home front are ready to detail and analyze.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
You have a chance to take care of unfinished business. With two tough aspects, you are now clear with what to keep and what to fold. Play it cool today with the folks in charge of your career department. New moon Friday. Now, chill out. You feel strong effects from both full and new moons. You are ruled by the moon. Remain focused. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. The sun moves to Virgo on Wednesday. Join Leo friends as they wind up a month of birthday celebrations. With the sun in Virgo for the next month, you have an opportunity to talk clearly. Your communication skills are excellent.
LEO (July 22-August 22)
Happy birthday, Leo. Your birthday month comes to an end this week. I celebrate my birthday this month, too, on Aug. 20. You later-born Leos, like myself, are cusp babies. When you are born this close to another sign, you have some characteristics of that sign. We should read Virgo as well as Leo. Your sign is host to a lucky new moon on Friday. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. On Wednesday, the sun heads for Virgo. This will put your earned income in the spotlight. Make sure your finances are in order. Earn as much money as you can for the next few weeks. It’s a good time to make travel plans. Share your knowledge. Expect change.
VIRGO (August 23- September 21)
The sun will arrive in your sign on Wednesday. Happy birthday. Like you early-born Virgos, I am a cusp baby, a later-born Leo, so I read both Leo and Virgo, since I also have Virgo characteristics. You early-born Virgos should also follow Leo. On Friday, a new moon occurs in Leo. Write down your wishes and set your goal for the month. You have an opportunity to chat with the folks in the financial world this week. Take advantage. Get your affairs in order. Set a goal you would like to accomplish within the next year. When the sun and Mars team up on Monday, discuss your values. People will listen.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
With Saturn and Mars in your sign, remain focused. Roll with the punches. A new moon occurs Friday in Leo. Write down your wishes for the month and set a goal. Reveal a few of your ideas to friends. Help Leo pals wind up a month of birthday celebrations. Join a party. On Wednesday, the sun enters Virgo, allowing you to work behind the scenes for the next month. Work on the goal you set for yourself last year. Put the finishing touches on old projects. On Saturday, Mercury and Uranus send unexpected news from your friends. You may find an opportunity to do a little social networking with groups, clubs and organizations. Mars leaves your sign next week. Stay flexible.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)
Should you feel a little anxious, chill out. New moon Friday in fiery Leo, in your career department. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. Keep your knowledge to yourself today. Co-workers may have different ideas, so avoid conflict. Join a party as your Leo friends finish up a month of birthdays. On Wednesday, the sun moves on to Virgo, and you, my friend, will have a chance to share your hopes, wishes and goals with friends. Talk less and listen more. Friends may help you solve a problem. Monday is a good day to chat with the folks in authority. Use the energy to talk about your goals. Mars moves to your sign next week.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)
Pay attention to small details today as Venus squares off with Uranus. Keep an eye on your finances. Do not take a gamble or talk with people in the financial world. A new moon occurs Friday in your brother fire sign Leo. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. With the sun and new moon in Leo, share your higher knowledge. Show your leadership. Wish your Leo friends a happy birthday. Party with them as their birthday month comes to a close. On Wednesday, the sun travels to Virgo and triggers a month of celebrations there. You may receive good news on Saturday. A sudden opportunity may flow your way. Remain focused. On Monday, share your hopes, wishes and goals with friends and associates. Learn a new skill.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 19)
Be ready for a few changes when Venus and Uranus square off today. Watch your money. You could experience an unexpected expense because of a family member. Not a good time to make a loan. Leo hosts a new moon on Friday. You may have an opportunity to chat with folks in the financial world. Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. Saturday brings unexpected news to the home front you will be happy to hear. On Monday, talk with the people in charge. Join Leo friends as they celebrate the last of their month of birthdays. The sun moves on to Virgo on Wednesday. This will bring a change.
AQUARIUS (January 20-February 17)
As Venus and Uranus clash today, this is not a good time to share knowledge with co-workers. You could wind up with an unexpected conflict. Play it cool. New moon in Leo on Friday/ Write down your wishes and set a goal for the month. You have a chance to share philosophical views with friends. This weekend, get together with siblings and folks in the neighborhood. Excellent time to communicate. Do not forget your Leo friends. This week marks the end of a month of birthdays. On Wednesday, the sun will show up in Virgo. Take a look at your finances. Do not act with haste. Remain focused.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
You may feel a little anxious today. Chill out for the next few days. It’s the new moon Friday. This new moon in Leo will affect your daily work. Write down your wishes for the month and set a goal. This is not a good day to take a gamble. Wait until Friday to talk about your finances. You may hear good news this week. You may receive a bonus. Spend time with Leo friends. Their birthday month ends this week. On Wednesday, the sun travels to Virgo, and birthday celebrations start there. This puts your relationships in the spotlight.