Happy birthday. You’ll see fantastic sights this year thanks to a combination of excellent planning and spontaneous risk-taking. A loved one’s plan will involve you and give you new purpose in October.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You suddenly will become more focused on what needs to happen in order to reach a particularly challenging goal.
The late afternoon is ideal for planning.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20):You can’t make better choices if you don’t have better awareness. It makes sense to expose yourself to more and be extremely observant.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21): Today’s free offers will wind up costing you. Maybe it still will be worthwhile, though, so don’t let this deter you from accepting the gift.
CANCER (June 22-July 22): It’s only natural to give your attention to the people making all the noise, but they aren’t necessarily the people who need it most.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Sometimes you carry a smile in your back pocket, ready to use at the right moment.
But today you’re better off just wearing it constantly.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22):Your rule is to under-promise and over-deliver. Someone will ask you for a commitment, though, making the first part of the equation a bit tricky.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): Stay on top of your intentions for the day by writing them down. Without a to-do list, you may get lost in the shuffle. Also, there will be some unexpected downtime, but if you’re very organized, you’ll use it productively.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): Previews give you an idea of what you’re in for if you make a choice. But some decisions don’t come with a custom-edited trailer of the highlights.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You enjoy being generous, but you sometimes worry that people will lean too hard on you if you give too much. Remember that generosity isn’t always about money and big gestures.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Don’t let the organizational details hang you up. Sometimes the best move is the one that is just good enough to move you forward. The main thing is to keep moving forward.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Most parenting strategies are based on the idea that the right kind of reminders can help someone become a better person.You’ll parent yourself today with a few clever reminders, and improvement will be immediate.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20):You don’t need one special person in your life to be successful. Often, it’s a core group of people that supports you best.You’ll be adding to that core group and minimizing the need to find, or rely on, just one person.
Weekend, Pages 33 on 08/22/2013
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