Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 | 2 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 20)
The moon travels to brother fire sign Leo today. This should bring fun into your life. Enjoy your day with family and friends. Kwanzaa begins Sunday. The sun and Pluto get together. Lucky you. Your career department takes center stage. The folks in authority take notice. On Wednesday, play it cool. Business relationships may not run as smoothly as you would like. Mars is your ruling planet. The red planet squares off with Saturn. Dig in your heels. Show people how organized you are.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
Your might be able to turn a business trip into a vacation. Good way to bring in the new year next week. Merry Christmas. Celebrate Christmas Day with family and friends. Kwanzaa begins on Sunday. On Wednesday, co-workers may not share your knowledge. Play it cool. The sun in Capricorn brings a desire for travel. Spend a little time with your Capricorn friends. This is their birthday month. Join the party. Dig in. Do your best with work relationships. Get ready to bring in the new year.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Merry Christmas. Happy holidays. We know you love to chat. Saturday is time to gather with friends and family. Enjoy your Christmas celebration with love, fun and good cheer. As the week winds down, responsibilities keep you busy. Play it cool with the folks in the business world on Wednesday. This is not the time to gamble. Chat with your Capricorn friends. That is the business sign. Capricorns celebrate their birthday month. Enjoy the party. Kwanzaa begins Sunday. The moon will be in Scorpio on Wednesday. Stay alert.
CANCER (June 20-July 22)
Merry Christmas. Enjoy your holiday weekend. If you come across Santa, let him know where I live. On Saturday, spend the holiday with family and friends. Kwanzaa begins Sunday. This is a great time to approach any difficult task. By the end of the week, new ideas flow in. You know how to handle anything difficult. I know you may not look forward to dealing with responsibilities, and the situation involved could be with a partner. Get ready to bring in the new year. Spend a little time with your Capricorn friends. It’s their birthday month. Enjoy the party. So much to celebrate this week.
LEO (July 22-Aug. 22)
Happy holidays to all you little kittens. Enjoy Christmas Eve on Friday. Great time to celebrate. The moon is in Leo today. Let the holiday party begin. Kwanzaa begins Sunday. Enjoy the home front, where sweet Venus takes up residence. On Wednesday, play it cool with the folks in your daily work department. No need to balance everything. Time to get organized. Bring some structure to your house of communication. Work on your with list. Check out a new way to deal with your daily work.
VIRGO (Aug. 22-Sept. 22)
Happy holidays. Santa makes his journey Friday night as the moon travels to Leo, the party sign of the zodiac. Friday is Christmas Eve, and Saturday is Christmas Day. Kwanzaa begins Sunday. Pay attention to your finances. That can prevent a few frustrations when Mars and Saturn clash Wednesday. No need for arguments over resources. You love to detail and analyze, but just chill out for now. Spend time with family and friends. Enjoy your holiday party time.
LIBRA (Sept. 22-Oct. 22)
The moon visits Leo today. Good for you. Leo is the party sign of the zodiac. This is your week to have fun. Merry Christmas. Santa takes off Friday. While the sun visits Capricorn this month, you may find yourself busy with family and home issues. Spend time with family. Mercury is retrograde, so don’t be upset if Santa arrives a little late. The messenger could cause a few delays. Kwanzaa begins Sunday. The sun hooks up with Pluto. Time to look for a bargain. Mars squares off with Saturn in your sign. Watch for roadblocks.
SCORPIO (Oct. 22-Nov. 21)
Merry Christmas. I know you feel a little anxious from the effects of the full moon and lunar eclipse last week. Chill out. Get ready to party with the moon in Leo today. Santa takes off Friday night. Enjoy the holiday. The weekend will be full of fun. Kwanzaa begins Sunday. Play it cool Wednesday. That is not the day to share secrets. Talk less, listen more. You may dig up some good stuff. Venus in your sign brings love and money to the home front. While the sun visits Capricorn, you should get a little grounded. An ally may help you with professional priorities.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
With the moon in your fellow fire sign, Leo, you have an opportunity to travel and have fun. Remember, Leo is the party sign of the zodiac. Go ahead and share some of your knowledge. You have a week to put the final touches on current projects. You can launch new ones when Mercury, the communication planet, comes out of retrograde next week. The sun shines bright on Capricorn. On Wednesday, play it cool. Do not share all your ideas, hopes, wishes and goals. Kwanzaa begins Sunday.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 21-Jan. 20)
Those born near or close to December 21 are known as cusp babies. I am a cusp baby, a later-born Leo. Whenever your sign is in the ending or beginning of a sun sign, it is a good idea to read your neighboring sign. You dear Capricorns born near the 21st will find a little Sag in your sign. Read both signs should your birthday fall within a few days of the sun changing signs. I read both Leo and Virgo. Well, enjoy your holiday season. The sun winks at Pluto on Sunday. Take care of business later this week.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 19)
It’s time to take a little rest. Merry Christmas. Enjoy your holiday. Today, the moon visits Leo, the party sign, and this will affect your relationship department. Your career is on the upswing. Get ready to launch new projects next week when Mercury moves forward again. Think about what your next move should be. Do not reveal all your secrets. On Wednesday, Mars squares off with Saturn. Do not share your knowledge.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
Merry Christmas. Happy holidays. Reveal a few of your hopes, wishes and goals. With the moon in Leo, it is time to party, my friend. Share your feelings. Your Capricorn friends are celebrating birthdays this month. Join the party. Sunday brings the start of Kwanzaa. Play it cool Monday. Do not allow anyone to manipulate you. Swim in your own pond. It is time to commit to your own activities and not the desires of others. On Wednesday, Mars clashes with Saturn. Not a good day to talk with your banker or others in the financial world. Put the final touches on old projects. Mercury ends his retrograde session Thursday.