Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 | 3:24 p.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)
When Uranus and Venus hold hands today, you can anticipate a few surprises. This is all good for you. Uranus and Venus are in your sign. You may find it is time to detail and analyze a few things in your daily work department while the moon visits Virgo. Sunday could be a fun day to spend with family and friends. On Monday, Mercury, the messenger, travels to Pisces. Mercury may help you get your point across. Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. Don’t forget the flowers and candy. Share a few of your dreams with loved ones. Wednesday is not a good day to talk with the people in authority.
TAURUS (April 20-May 19)
Do not be surprised when secrets flow your way over the next few days. You may receive unexpected news. Share your hopes, wishes and goals. Your friends are there for you. Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. Buy flowers and candy. Spend your money on a loved one. On Wednesday, chill out. Do not get bullheaded. Venus is squared off with Pluto. A few secrets could be revealed. You may feel you cannot trust someone. Go with your feelings. You could be right.
GEMINI (May 20-June 20)
Spend your next few days sharing your knowledge. Go ahead and make travel plans while Mercury, the messenger, remains in the travel section of your chart. On Monday, Mercury travels to Pisces. The people in authority are eager to talk. Talk about your dreams. Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. Don’t forget to make reservations and buy flowers and candy. Enjoy the day with a loved one. Now, you may be inspired to do things a little differently this week. You may find the breakthrough you have been searching for. Play it cool on Wednesday.
CANCER (June 21-July 21
While Venus visits Aries, you may find it easier to deal with your boss this month. Smile as the people in authority look on you with favor. Now, play it cool and follow the rules. When Venus and Uranus join up, a nice surprise could appear suddenly in the next few days. On Monday go ahead and share a few of your new brainstorming ideas. This could bring a bonus. On Tuesday, it’s happy Valentine’s Day. Spend the day with your sweetheart. Do not forget the candy and flowers. Do not spend more than you can afford. .
LEO (July 22-August 22)
You have much to celebrate this week. You could be in for a surprise in the next few days. Venus teams up with Uranus, the planet of the unexpected. Taking a risk could pay off. Do not overspend. I warned you to watch your money this year. On Monday, share your knowledge when Mercury travels to brother fire sign Aries. You may decide to make travel plans. Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. You love to party, so spend the day with a loved one. Remember flowers and candy. On Wednesday, play it cool with the folks in the business world.
VIRGO (August 23- September 21)
While Mercury visits your sign, you may decide to talk with the folks in the financial department. Do so in the next few days. Surprises could come your way this week. Venus, the planet of love and money, works with Uranus, the planet where things happen suddenly. Expect the unexpected. On Monday, your relationships take center stage when Mercury moves to Pisces. Your friends and the people in the business world are eager to talk to you. On Tuesday, spend Valentine’s Day with your special valentine. The occasion calls for candy and flowers. Wednesday is not a good day for business.
LIBRA (September 22- October 22)
Allow yourself a little extra time to get things done. Mars is retrograde and so is Saturn. Your relationship department is in the spotlight, thanks to Venus and Uranus. The next few days could bring a surprise. Take advantage. Mercury arrives in Pisces on Monday. Now, this should draw your attention to your daily work. Co-workers may be talkative. Secrets could be revealed. Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. Spend it with your favorite valentine. Play it cool with family members on Wednesday. Not a good day to discuss business.
SCORPIO (October 23- November 21)
Your family and home life are in the spotlight while the sun and Mercury visit Aquarius. You will feel comfortable with co-workers while Venus visits Aries. You may receive a pleasant surprise when Venus visits Uranus, the planet of the unexpected. Give it a few days. Wednesday is not the day to talk business with the folks in your daily work department. Pluto, Mr. Power and Big Business, squares off with Venus. Wrong time to discuss money matters. Play it cool.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22- December 20)
Venus and Uranus get together in your space of fun, love and luck. A surprise could flow your way in the next few days. On Monday, the folks on the home front are eager to talk. Mercury, the messenger, takes up residence in Pisces, in the house of home and family. Late in the evening on Valentine’s Day, the moon travels to your sign. Spend the evening with your special valentine. Do not forget to make a reservation. Expect delays. Chill out. Mars and Saturn are retrograde. Don’t forget the flowers and candy.
CAPRICORN (December 21-January 20)
Good news arrives for the home front. Pay attention for the next few days. Venus, the planet of love and money, meets up with Uranus, the planet where events occur suddenly. Need to chat? Wait till Monday. Mercury moves to Pisces in your house of communication. Everyone wants to chat on Wednesday when Pluto, Mr. Power and Big Business, squares off with Venus. Keep your words on the tender side. No need to overreact with a family member.
AQUARIUS (January 19-February 17)
Set a goal—something you want to accomplish before your next birthday—and make a plan to pursue it. When Venus gets together with Uranus, the planet where things occur suddenly, you could hear exciting news over the next few days. A surprise could come your way. Pay attention to money matters this week. You could clear up a few financial matters. Mars is retrograde in your financial department. On Monday, Mercury moves to Pisces in your house of daily work. You could get news of a raise or bonus. Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. Do something with someone special.
PISCES (February 18-March 19)
You are in for a week of fun. Venus holds hands with Uranus, the planet of the unexpected. You could receive surprises over the next few days. Your life will be exciting as your earned income department takes center stage. Monday puts you in the spotlight when Mercury takes up residence in your sign. You may find others have a desire to chat. Share your desires, hopes, wishes and goals. Tuesday is Valentine’s Day. Have a swimming day with your partner. Remember, your creativity will be in the spotlight, thanks to Mercury. Make the necessary changes.