CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Vanessa Marcil, 46; Emeril Lagasse, 55; Sarah Ferguson, 55; Penny Marshall, 71.
Happy Birthday: Being a self-starter will help you get ahead. Sensitive matters must not cloud your vision or your progressive attitude. Motivation and hard work will help you avoid meddling from someone threatened by your success. Simplicity will be vital to getting ahead. Offering the most for the least will keep you in the race. Step up and do more.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Expect an old friend to reconnect with you. Problems will develop at home, leaving you in a situation that may require you to move. Focus on getting along with partners, not letting emotions bubble up until you are faced with a dilemma.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Stick close to home. Uncertainty when dealing with authority figures, institutions or government agencies can be expected. Keep things in perspective. Overreacting will set you back instead of getting you ahead. Take care of pressing matters swiftly.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Put your thoughts into motion. Don’t let emotional interference cloud your vision or stop you from following through. You may not feel compelled to be completely honest with someone putting up a fuss. Mix business with pleasure.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Mood swings are in the forecast, but if you channel your energy wisely and set your sights on accomplishment, you will avoid taking a destructive course in an irreversible and potentially money-draining direction. Don’t make personal changes.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Temptation can be a good thing if you see it as an opportunity tied in with a little intrigue and a positive challenge. Anything worthwhile takes hard work, dedication and some sacrifice. Move forward quickly. Romance is highlighted and will bring about personal change.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Generosity may be a fine quality to have, but it can also lead you to the poorhouse. Protect what you have and refuse to let anyone give away something that belongs to you. Disagreements are likely if someone isn’t being honest.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Keep emotions in check and focus on spending quality time with someone who appreciates you. A change of heart must not be taken as a negative, but rather as a chance to be free-spirited and try new things.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Put yourself first and don’t feel guilty. A vacation or time to follow through with a project you’ve wanted to tackle will ease your stress and bring you a sense of satisfaction. Stay away from anyone who is displaying instability.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Money will slip through your fingers. Don’t spend, lend or borrow money or possessions. Concentrate on the positive changes you can make at home that will help you cut corners. Don’t pay for others. Make an impression by doing, not donating.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Impulse is the enemy. Stick with what and whom you know and trust. You may feel the urge to travel or to share your thoughts, but both will lead to unsatisfactory results. Stick close to home.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Change is recommended, especially if it will help you bring in more cash or secure a position you already have. Wheeling and dealing will lead to a choice. Before you move forward, question your motives and refrain from being impulsive.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Learn from your interactions with children or creative individuals who can offer a different slant to a situation you face. Greater stability can be yours if you make an unexpected move. A partnership is due for an overhaul and a redistribution of power.
Birthday Baby: You are insightful, pleasant and generous. You are unique and adaptable.
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