Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011 | midnight
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)
Mercury takes up residence in Virgo on Friday. You may find coworkers a little talkative as Mercury takes control of your daily work department. Should you feel a little antsy over the weekend, blame it on the full moon coming Monday. Secrets could be revealed. Mercury in Virgo could bring an opportunity to talk with coworkers. This full moon will be in Pisces, in your 12th house. Get some rest. Refresh your body and mind. Mercury and Pluto may put business talk on your agenda.
TAURUS (April 20-May 19)
When Mercury and Neptune clash, don’t believe everything you hear. It could be time to talk love when Mercury travels to Virgo on Friday. If you feel antsy, relax. It’s the full moon Monday. This full moon in Pisces could put your relationship department in the spotlight. Take a little gamble. Have fun. Spend time with Virgo friends. Enjoy a birthday party with them. On Wednesday, sweet Venus moves to Libra. You will notice your coworkers are friendly. Lady Luck takes center stage.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
You love to chat, and the opportunity arrives this week. That antsy feeling can be attributed to the full moon Monday. You could find yourself sharing your dreams with others today when Mercury, the messenger of the gods, opposes Neptune, the dreamer. Do not believe everything you hear today. On Friday, Mercury moves on to Virgo. Mercury rules Virgo. Your home front takes center stage. It is time to chat with the folks at home. Good day for a family discussion.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
You should feel anxious this weekend. Chill out. A full moon falls Monday in Pisces, a water sign like you. You two signs, plus water sign Scorpio, feel the effects of new and full moons more severely than other signs. Your home life is pleasant. Mercury gives you extra energy. It’s time for action. Now, pay attention to your diet. Mercury heads for Virgo on Friday. This could make you a little lazy. Your relationship department could heat up this week. You want to look your best.
LEO (July 22-August 22)
Financial matters are on your agenda for the rest of the month. The sun is in Virgo, your second house of earned income and what you value. Assess your resources and investments. Jupiter, the planet of growth, luck and opportunity, takes up residence in your 10th house. A full moon occurs Monday in Pisces. The full moon will be in your financial department. Venus, the planet of love and money, moves to Libra in your space of communication. Venus is powerful in Libra, which she rules.
VIRGO (August 23- September 21)
Remember, you need a plan to reach your goal. It’s never too early to make a plan. Mercury, your ruling planet, travels to your sign on Friday. Now you have an opportunity to communicate. It’s time to detail and analyze. A full moon occurs Monday in Pisces, your house of relationships, both personal and business. Good for you. Your charm goes a long way when Venus teams up with Mars on Sunday. On Wednesday, Venus takes up residence in Libra, your second house of earned income.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
Get the rest you need. Gather your strength. Busy days lie ahead. Spend time reviewing all you have accomplished over the past year. Give yourself credit for what you have done. Use the next two weeks to put the finishing touches on old projects. Get ready to launch new efforts when your birthday arrives later this month. Pisces hosts a full moon on Monday. This full moon will be in your daily work department. Remember, you do not have to save the day. Just do your job. On Sunday, you want everyone to have a good time.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)
A full moon will occur Monday in Pisces. You two signs, along with Cancer, are water signs and the effect of new and full moons on you is stronger than on other signs. When Mercury, the communicator, opposes Neptune, the dreamer, today, do not mix fact and fiction. Mercury moves to Virgo on Friday. The full moon will be in your fifth house of fun, love and luck. Take a lap around the playground. Make a little wager, but don’t bet your whole paycheck. Mercury and Pluto get together Monday. You may have a chance to turn your vision into something real.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)
Mercury and Neptune will be in opposition today. On Friday, Mercury travels to Virgo. Mercury will be working in your career department. The full moon Monday in Pisces will affect your house of home and roots. This could wake you up to the importance of your family and livelihood. Spend time with your family. On Wednesday, Venus travels to Libra. Share your goals and meet with groups. Jupiter and Mercury increase your efficiency Wednesday. Others may be impressed.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 20)
Your energy is high. Jupiter, the king of the gods, creates great energy this month. Your love life could take center stage while Jupiter visits the fun, love and luck section of your chart. Mercury moves to your department of knowledge and travel. Travel could be on your agenda this week. On Sunday, Venus hooks up with Mars. Use the energy wisely. Have fun. Express your dreams. Full moon Monday in Pisces. You can download information. Act with confidence. Your efforts will pay off Wednesday.
AQUARIUS (January 19-February 17)
Watch out for confusion, mixed messages and miscommunication today when Mercury, the messenger, comes into opposition with Neptune, the dreamer. On Friday, Mercury travels to Virgo. Mercury is Virgo’s ruler and will feel at home there. Mercury will be working in the financial section of your chart. Full moon in Pisces. Get the rest you need. Pay attention to your intuition. The sun shines bright on the financial section of your chart. On Wednesday, Venus travels to Libra.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
I know you feel anxious. It’s the new moon that will occur in your sign Monday. You may be in the mood to socialize. Go ahead. Enjoy yourself over the weekend. You should have fun Sunday when Venus and Mars get together. On Tuesday, you may decide you just want to be by yourself. While Mercury visits Virgo, you may decide to spend a little time with your Virgo friends. Enjoy a birthday party. Virgos can teach you how to detail and analyze. Don’t waste time on trivial chatter. Pluto, Mr. Power and Big Business, increases your need to talk with your friends about real issues. Jupiter boosts your confidence.