All Signs: “It’s all smoke and mirrors, dahling.” The planet Neptune (the ruler of Pisces) has just entered Pisces to stay for 13 years. The last time Neptune was in Pisces was from 1848 to 1862 and during that time many asylums or Hospitals for the Insane were established, Henry David Thoreau wrote Walden, and Bulfinch published The Age of Fables. Also during this time, Abraham Lincoln was elected and the following year, the US Civil War began. Ideals, suffering and fantasies! I suspect we are entering the Age of Maybe. Lincoln said, “Don’t swap horses when you are crossing a stream.” (Ever notice that people on horses look better than they are? Is that a horsey thing?)
Aries March 21-April 19
With fair Venus in your sign, you feel social! You want to schmooze, circulate and charm others. (And you must do this!) Incidentally, this is also an excellent time to shop for wardrobe goodies because you like what you see in the mirror. You’ll be delighted with discovered treasures. However, both Mercury and the Sun are “hiding” in your chart right now, which indicates you need time alone to ponder your future. Therefore, work alone or behind the scenes whenever possible so that you can think about what you want “your” new year (a mere month away) to embrace. It’s all up to you!
Taurus April 20-May 20
The next six weeks might be one of the most popular times of the year for you. Accept all invitations. Enjoy the company of others. Join clubs, groups and associations. Meet people for coffee, lunch and dinner because not only will you enjoy lively conversation and the stimulation of others, you’ll find that you’re eager to share your dreams for the future. By all means, don’t hesitate to do this. Talk to others about your goals and wishes because their feedback will help you. They might make a suggestion, or offer an introduction, or put a new spin on things for you. Who knows?
Gemini May 21-June 20
This is the only time all year when the Sun is slowly moving across the top of your chart acting like a spotlight on you. Naturally, this thrusts you into the limelight, especially in the eyes of bosses, parents, teachers, VIPs and the police. (Authority figures all!) The good news is this fabulous lighting makes you look unbelievably competent and capable to them. (Don’t do or say anything to enlighten them otherwise.) Just accept this great PR and run with it. Ask for what you want. Accept increased responsibilities that might come your way. Since everyone thinks you’re the cat’s meow, milk this! Meanwhile, friendships are very warm now, especially with creative, artistic types.
Cancer June 21-July 22
It appears some of you will develop crushes on bosses or explore love affairs with someone who is older, richer, wiser or more worldly. (“I love it when you talk technical!”) This same planetary alignment could mean people in authority will ask for your creative input on things. Perhaps they want your help in furniture arrangement, layout, design, landscaping, book design – could be anything. Definitely be open to this! Your major thrust in the month ahead, however, is a desire to travel and explore new places and see new faces. You want to get outta Dodge! You want adventure and, hopefully, you want to be able to learn something new and exciting as well. Romance with someone from another country or a different culture could begin. Ole
Leo July 23-Aug 22
You might be surprised at how passionately you feel about practically everything in the next six weeks. It’s as if your world is suddenly black-and-white and intensely so! One can see the obvious advantage if you’re in a sexually passionate relationship. (Go big or go home!) However, others might feel the same degree of passion dealing with issues about shared property, inheritances, dealing with other people’s values, or approaching how to share responsibilities for someone or something. In the month ahead, because your appreciation of beauty is heightened, visit places that are like eye candy: pristine nature, gorgeous parks, art galleries, museums and wonderful architectural buildings. Drink it all in.
Virgo Aug 23-Sept 22
During the next month, the Sun will be as far away from your sign as it gets all year and, as the Sun is your source of energy, you will feel depleted and much more tired than usual. Admittedly, fiery Mars is in your sign giving you an energy blast. Nevertheless, you will need more sleep. Respect your need for this. (But not on the job. People frown on sleeping employees. Always have, always will.) Romance will be unusually affectionate and sweet for many of you. This is also a time when you can expect gifts, goodies and favours from others to come your way. There’s an old saying, “A small gift is better than a great promise.” (Works for me.)
Libra Sept 23-Oct 22
Everyone knows how much you love to schmooze but I suspect fewer know how hard you work when motivated. (And Toots, in the next six weeks, you’re motivated!) Not only are you busy at work, you’re also busy with behind-the-scenes activities (which might include tweaking your digs because this is something you always like to do). Your ambiance matters to you. Many of you will also be more hands-on with whatever work you’re doing. (It is what it is.) Along with all this, many of you are on a health kick as well! You’re turning over a new leaf with more exercise and a healthier approach to eating. You can’t kid yourself anymore that a balanced diet is a hotdog in each hand.
Scorpio Oct 3-Nov 21
Lucky you! The next six weeks are going to be all about parties, play time, vacations, fun diversions, the arts, movies, sports events and joyful times with children. Naturally, you will have someone charming to share all this with because the same planetary configurations that trigger these fun times will also trigger opportunities for romance, love affairs and a boost to your love life! Yay! (Mom always liked you best.) Work-related romances are very strong possibilities now. Even warm friendships that are work related might begin now. Co-workers are supportive. In turn, you’re happy to give your creative input on the job as well. (It’s all so lovey-dovey, it’s pathetic.)
Sagittarius Nov 22-Dec 21
Home, family and your private life will be your primary concern during the next six weeks. Family events will be important, and discussions with a parent could be significant. Many of you will tackle home repairs or have big family discussions about what should happen in the future. Don’t worry because there’s lots of time for play. Despite this emphasis on home, this is also a fabulous time for a vacation, and an equally fabulous time for love affairs, romance and exploring your creative expression in the arts. Continue to look for ways to improve your job because they exist. Many of you can get a better job this year!
Capricorn Dec 22-Jan 19
This week you will notice that the pace of your days is accelerating. This speedy tempo will continue for almost six weeks, so get used to it. Short trips, errands, increased time spent with siblings and neighbours plus conversations with everyone on top of increased reading and writing are just some of the reasons you’re flying around with an outboard motor on your ass. Fear not. You can handle it all! Others are impressed with your organizational skills, as well as your keen efforts to entertain at home and continue redecorating where you live! And on top of all of this, travel opportunities continue to come your way! (Gasp.) “Step aside. A lot of men didn’t and a lot of men died.”
Aquarius Jan 20-Feb 18
“Show me the money!” You might be more concerned with cash flow, earnings, and scaring up money to cover your bills in the next six weeks. This doesn’t mean there’s a lack of it, although isn’t that almost always the case? But it does mean you’re more focused on how you earn your money and what you do with it. You’re also giving a lot of thought to major purchases and what you want to do with something you already own. In other words, you’re trying to be more powerful and influential in your own life by how you handle your resources. Great. Nothing wrong with that. Do take note: Many of you can make money from writing, talking and selling in the month ahead. Yada yada yada.
Pisces Feb 19-March 20
The Sun, Mercury and Neptune are all in Pisces. This certainly empowers you for the next month and gives you an opportunity to recharge your batteries for the rest of the year. Inexplicably, auspicious circumstances and important people will be attracted to you. Naturally, this is your chance to use these situations to your advantage. Make the most of it. Many of you will also have a chance to make some fun purchases in the next several weeks. Expect to buy precious goodies for yourself and loved ones. You’re learning how to handle your impatience with partners and close friends, and what a maturing experience it is! (Frankly, I’m impressed.)