Mercury (communication, information and intellect) comes home to Virgo, the sign that it rules, on August 15th.
This is the transit that demands detail. Not just detail...the correct detail. Virgo's yearning for purity is expressed through Mercury's insistence that there is an elegant, efficient truth. Mercury in Virgo zeros in on what's real and what works. Everything else is discarded. Excellent for paperwork, official discussions and research. Tedious (and nerve-wracking) if there's something you've been avoiding.
Mercury in Virgo lets nothing slide. Pointed questions asked again and again and again, sometimes with subtle variations, always with the same intent. That intent is to arrive at the answer. Virgo in your chart will be activated by Mercury, so that's where you can find solutions, get specific and get efficient. It's also where you may end up chewing on some useless detail until it dies. Mercury in Virgo's Shadow is the maze of what ifs with dead ends of analysis. If you're prone to obsessing, the caution is to not lose sight of the bigger picture. Sometimes you can shave something down, in effort to refine it, and end up with nothing. Which, ironically, is Virgo's biggest fear: the void. That's where compulsive analysis leads, because it kills everything if taken too far.
From August 17th to 18th, Mercury will oppose Neptune Rx at 6 degrees Pisces. Normally I would issue a warning about deceit and illusion, but Mercury is going to be on high-alert with Virgo's worse-case scenario microscope. I think this influence will be about puncturing the bubble of illusion. The discovery of the lie. This aspect will urge you to look at the facts, whether you want to or not. There's always a chance that Neptune will blur the details, so for these two days, make sure you triple-check. Venus will have just finished with her conjunction to Jupiter in Leo (and her inconjunct to Neptune) so you'll want to err on the side of reality. Make sure the dream/promise is backed up by fact. Don't suck all the juice out of it, but don't be blinded by sparkle dust.
Mercury will be in Virgo until September 2nd. If you have natal/progressed planets/angles/Nodes from 4 to 7 degrees of the Mutable signs, you'll feel the Mercury/Neptune opposition.