The 12 Zodiac Signs


The twelve signs of the zodiac are everywhere, but not everyone knows what they are or what they mean, so here is a short explanation of each one.

Aries … The Ram … Fire Sign … Cardinal Sign

New beginnings, adventurer, courage, part of body is the ‘head’

Taurus … The Bull … Earth sign … Fixed sign

Possessive, calm, relaxed, materialistic, loves creature comforts, part of body is the ‘neck and throat’

Gemini … The Twins … Air Sign … Mutable

Communications, impulsive, changeable, inquiring, intelligent, exploring, part of the body is the ‘lungs, arms, and hands’

Cancer … The Crab … Water Sign … Cardinal

The home, shy emotional, intuitive, protective, domestic, part of body is ‘stomach and breasts’

Leo … The Lion … Fire sign … Fixed

Ownership, pride, ego, power, children, passionate, works well alone, part of body is the ‘heart and spine

Virgo … The Virgin … Earth sign

Mutable, Attention to details, worrying, practical, analytical, discriminating, clean, a perfectionist, part of body is the ‘colon’

Libra … The Scale … Air sign … Cardinal

Marriage and union, partnerships, diplomatic, compassionate balanced, part of body is the ‘kidneys’

Scorpio … The Scorpion or Eagle … Water sign … Fixed

Intense, death, rebirth, responsibility, genuine, purification, the mafia of the zodiac, the part of the body is the ‘sexual organs’

Sagittarius … The Archer … Fire sign … Mutable

Truth, religion, philosophy, generous, frank, enthusiastic, reason rather than emotion, adventurer, part of the body is ‘lower back and thighs.

Capricorn … The Goat … Earth sign … Cardinal

Practical vision, unemotional, sober, orderly, control, manipulating, power, dependable, part of body is the ‘knees’

Aquarius … The Water Bearer … Air sign … Fixed

Detached, team work, friends, unconventional, humane, independent, warm, part of the body is the ‘legs and hips’

Pisces … The Fishes … Water sign … Mutable

Intuitive, accepting, understanding, impressionable, part of the body is the ‘feet and ankles’

Claudia Strasbaugh was a freelance writer who founded Scripps Ranch/Mira Mesa Writer’s Guild, was head writer for the weekly TV show “Kill ‘EM With Comedy”, plus California Bureau Chief for National Lotto World Magazine. Claudia also ran a non profit called Dinner On A Dollar. Sadly, Claudia passed away in 2015, but we are pleased to display her writing works.