CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Blake Shelton, 38; Carol Kane, 62; Isabella Rossellini, 62; Paul McCartney, 72.

Happy Birthday: Don’t let emotions override common sense. Pick and choose your battles and focus on what will get you the most mileage. The grass may look greener on the other side of the fence, but do your research before you decide to make a switch. Working with what you have and adding a unique touch will turn out surprisingly well for you.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Observation will be your savior. Secrets will be kept, and deception is apparent. Initiate change before it is forced on you. Showing insight and fortitude will give you the upper hand. The reward for your persistence will be worth it.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Look for new projects or engage in a learning session that interests you. The introductions you encounter will turn out to be meaningful relationships. Contact someone from your past who has been on your mind and share fond memories.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Go beyond the call of duty. Someone will be waiting for you to make a mistake. Don’t let negativity or mixed emotions cost you. Focus on your goals and putting in a top-notch effort that will bring you recognition and advancement.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Take the road less traveled. Enjoy doing something unique or creative that stimulates your mind, body and soul. Getting involved in something that makes you feel good and brings you joy will also enhance your life and important relationships.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Money comes and money goes. Show restraint when it comes to spending. Luxury items will not define who you are. You cannot buy love. Don’t leave cash or valuables out in the open. Put your effort into personal change.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Reconnect with friends and pick up where you left off. The information you gather will lead to an opportunity to do something different. Someone at work may not be as helpful as you are led to believe. Ulterior motives are prevalent.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Let your creative imagination lead the way. What you present will be well-received and change your relationship with those you are dealing with. Focus on your connection with your peers and refuse to let personal matters slow you down.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Follow your creative dreams. Your desire and need to do something special will bring you satisfaction and make you feel proud. Now is the time to expand and explore, not to let life pass you by. Romance will brighten your day.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Watch your step. Deception and disillusionment will lead you down a dark path. Listen carefully and ask questions if you feel uncertain. Precision, moderation and due diligence will be required to win. A change at home will turn out to be positive.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Stay put. Let people come to you. Don’t take liberties that can lead to a precarious situation. Protect your money and your important relationships. Your home is your castle, and your family is your support system. Help is available if you ask.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Expect to be burdened with matters concerning an older friend or relative. Your kindness will result in goodwill and good fortune. A change in the way you earn your living is to be expected.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Let your mind wander. Express your ideas and you will receive interesting feedback. Love and romance are on the rise, and plans can be made that will improve your lifestyle. Invest in your ideas and formulate and sign contracts.

Birthday Baby: You are gracious, loving and imaginative. You are progressive and proactive.

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