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Holy scrambled signals, stargazers! Messenger Mercury, which has been retrograde since June 7, hits us with a double whammy when it retreats into Gemini this Tuesday. For the remainder of its reverse — which lasts 'til July 1 — every word will count. Be oh-so-careful what you put in writing or whisper at the water cooler. An offhanded phrase could come back to haunt. A soothing celestial salve helps to ease the pain on Saturday when the sun heads into Cancer until July 22. Like chicken soup for our souls, this nurturing monthlong phase will show us who our real allies are. Rule of thumb for Cancer time: Family and true friends come first!