By Jack Fertig
Mercury entering Capricorn focuses minds to constructive action, but at this ingress he conjoins Pluto and squares Saturn, so be careful not to obsess. The Sun is trine Mars, favoring dynamic action. Think fast and hard – and move!
ARIES (March 20 – April 19): You are probably a little too focused on career and relationship problems. Yes, those need attention, but bring some of your playful verve into the equation and the problems will be more easily faced and solved.
TAURUS (April 20 – May 20): Sticking to your guns doesn’t have to cause arguments. Try to engage your opponent at looking very pragmatically at the problem. Dressing up your home a little will give you the pizzazz to give someone a tour leading to the bedroom.
GEMINI (May 21- June 20): Reading a bit of hardcore kink need not lead to replicating baroque dungeon orgies. A little inspiration and experimentation is fine. Your partner is open and ready to discuss anything. New or old problems, tackle them now!
CANCER (June 21- July 22): Problems at home have no easy solution, but a crack of observation and insight is something to build on. Seize new ideas and see where they lead. Practical insights, economy and straightforward work will help to alleviate those problems.
LEO (July 23 – August 22): Focusing too hard on problems in your face can distract you from dangers on the periphery. Relax and play a little to keep everything in perspective. That will help you solve the problem that’s pre-occupying you and be a little more safety conscious.
VIRGO (August 23 – September 22): Fun on the cheap can be a creative challenge. You won’t win at games, especially if money is involved. Play for funsies, and save your lotto money for later. Time alone with your family (birth or chosen) can be very healing.
LIBRA (September 23 – October 22): You need to take some responsibility for domestic problems, but credit others with the ability to make and solve problems, and don’t bulldoze your solutions. Listening is the most important part of any discussion.
SCORPIO (October 23 – November 21): Pushing your point too hard will undermine your argument and reveal more of yourself than you would like. Start from core philosophical values, and invoke authorities on the subject – not as final words, but for sake of illumination.
SAGITTARIUS (November 22 – December 20): Arguments over money can challenge your friendships. Better, they should challenge your values. Keep an open mind, but don’t be a doormat for leeches! Look ahead! When the future looks tough, the tough get futuristic.
CAPRICORN (December 21 – January 19): With finesse and foresight you can make great breakthroughs in your career. Be careful not to go in like a chainsaw where you need the precision of a scalpel. Trust your instincts for direction, but be careful to go slowly with eyes wide open.
AQUARIUS (January 20 – February 18): Being a bit touchy with others is largely because of your own inner conflicts. Discuss your problems with someone who has some expertise on the matters at hand. Otherwise, try to keep your mouth shut and your heart open.
PISCES (February 19 – March 19): Where has your sex life gotten you – and where is it leading? Where do you want that to be in 10 or 20 years? Work goals are easier to assess and could provide insight for those more personal questions.