Avoid shopping or making important decisions from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Chicago time.. After that, the moon moves from Scorpio into Sagittarius.
Aries (March 21-April 19)
Mercury will be retrograde in a hidden part of your chart until March 10. This will help those in therapy or those who want to explore their past because it will easy for you to remember things from your past, even subconscious, hidden things. (Check moon alert.)
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
For the next few weeks, old friends from your past will be back in your face. Many have already noticed this. Consider this a wonderful opportunity to talk about the bad old days and trade lies. It’s good to have history with others and stay current.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
Your ruler Mercury is retrograde now and will stay that way until March 10. This means you will suffer from delays and goofy mistakes as well as mixed-up communications and missed appointments. Many of you will encounter bosses, parents and authority figures from your past. Oy!
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
If traveling in the next few weeks, it will be best to go somewhere that you have been before. Nevertheless, double check your itinerary and your reservations because with Mercury retrograde, silly errors can occur that are frustrating. In fact, travel delays are classic. (Check moon alert.)
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
The Mercury retrograde that is beginning now and lasting until March 10 could affect anything to do with shared property, banking, taxes, debt and earnings. Double check everything to avoid errors in these areas. Fortunately, because it’s easy to finish old business in Mercury retrograde, you will quickly wrap up loose details.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Ex-partners and old friends are back in your world again because Mercury retrograde is opposite your sign for the next several weeks. Perhaps this will be a chance for closure? You might also have an opportunity to clarify something or get to the bottom of things.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
This particular Mercury retrograde that is happening right now (lasting until March 10) will create delays, confusion, missed appointments and misplaced paperwork as well as goofy mistakes at work. Yes, this will be aggravating. However, you win some, you lose some.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Old flames will be back in your world again, which could create a sticky situation — or not. Many people stay friends with ex-lovers; however, you are more inclined to purge people from your life. This Mercury retrograde will also attract old friends back into your life.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Stock the fridge because relatives might be camped on your doorstep or dropping by because of the influence of Mercury retrograde for the next several weeks. (You can’t avoid this.) However, this will be an excellent time to finish old family business, perhaps once and for all.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Travel delays and problems with transportation are likely now and in the next several weeks. Be proactive and fix your car or do anything to avoid unwanted breakdowns and delays. Even then, flat tires and traffic jams could be maddening.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Checks will be late in the mail and financial matters will be delayed for the next few weeks because of Mercury retrograde. The good news is that old money matters or old financial business might be quickly wrapped up. That’s a bonus.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
Mercury will be retrograde in your sign until March 10, which means you can expect misplaced items, confused communications, missed appointments and to be dogged by silly, goofy mistakes. Grin and bear it. Courage!
If Your Birthday Is Today
Actress Alex Borstein (1971) shares your birthday. You communicate ideas with style. You embrace life fully and overcome obstacles. You don’t hesitate to reinvent yourself. A fun-loving year! Expect to be popular and enjoy warm friendships. This year you will be more grateful for your life and will appreciate the happiness and beauty around you in a daily way. It might be time for an important choice. Choose wisely.