CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Mark Wahlberg, 39; Brian McKnight, 41; Ron Livingston, 43; Bill Moyers, 76.

Happy Birthday: Pay your dues before moving on. Once you have taken care of business, the year will unfold to your liking, bringing with it new possibilities to excel. Make your environment comforting and comfortable. What you do now will enable you to move forward without regret or worry. 

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Taking on too much or overdoing it will cause personal problems. Instead, listen and consider all your options. Someone you care about may try to persuade you to engage in something that doesn’t interest you. 

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You can accomplish a lot if you are open about the way you feel. Love is highlighted. Set up special plans to meet new people if you are single or engage in a fun-filled day with your current partner. Travel or visit romantic destinations. 

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Offering help may seem like a noble thing to do but don’t cross a line that you will regret or begrudge. Only do what you are comfortable doing. Added burdens will cause you to miss out on something that could change your life. 

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Accept the inevitable. You have to compromise and adapt to the situation around you if you want to advance. You can make anything work to your advantage if you adjust your way of thinking and your attitude. 

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You have to be forward-thinking. You can expect to be confronted with some negative responses but, if you know what you are doing and you have a set goal, it will be difficult for anyone to stand in your way. 

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Do everything in your power to enhance an important partnership. Taking time to address complaints or suggestions will show your dedication and sincere concern for others. Plan a fun-filled evening for the people or person you love most. 

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Develop a skill or talent you have not used to its full potential. You can even find a way to turn something you enjoy into a moneymaking endeavor. Don’t let a personal matter drag you down. 

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You will have a much broader view of something you’ve been trying to pursue if you discuss your concerns with an experienced person. You’ll be surprised how simple it will be to make a couple of adjustments so that you can carry on. Love is highlighted. 

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’ll have a fight on your hands if you try to push someone to do things your way. Emotional upset will lead to a rebellious response. It’s best to let things cool down. Giving someone an ultimatum will not bode well. 

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can make amends with someone you care about if you are honest and are willing to compromise. Follow advice a close friend or relative offers. A day trip or visiting a place you have never been will make you realize you have much to be grateful for. 

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keeping secrets or not telling someone the truth will cause more problems. Offer a straight answer to any questions asked. Uncertainty regarding your money, health or a legal matter should be addressed. 

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Put your heart on the line and let your feelings be known. If you are straight up about what you are doing and what you want to see happen, you can reach your goals. Love is looking very good, so make plans for a night out. 

Birthday Baby: You are serious, compassionate, considerate and caring and will work hard to strength family ties. You face uncertainty boldly.

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