HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, Oct.18, 2009: This year, look to new adventures and breaking patterns. If you stay with the status quo and hold on to what no longer works, you could cause more problems. If single, you have a lot to offer and could meet someone of significance in the next year. If attached, plan a special getaway together, and your relationship will benefit. Scorpio can be possessive.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) •••• Get together with others. A relationship gets a new lease on life if you and the other person are willing. In a moment of frustration, don’t toss all your good will down the drain and lose your temper.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ••••• Defer to a friend or loved one. You don’t need to make plans. Others need to do that job once in a while in order to appreciate what you do for them. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) ••••• Investigate what is being presented. What appears like a lot of fun just might be. Lighten up and get to the bottom of what seems to be an aggressive action or comment.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) ••••• You are full of mischief and fun, even if you have some serious items to deal with. A partner seems to be changing. Let this person display his or her true colors, and respond accordingly.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) ••• Anchor in and watch the circus that lives around you. Be it an animal, loved ones or kids, everyone appears to be on a mission and lets you know where they are coming from.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) •••• Keep conversations moving, and handle a personal matter quietly. It would be a mistake to swallow your feelings and internalize them. Use a creative outlet to help work out what is happening.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) •••• How you handle a personal matter could change if you relax and don’t get caught up in a situation. Don’t try to please others; take care of yourself and your needs first.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) •••• You bloom despite a situation and handle it directly. You are in the process of changing key relationships and how you interact. How you relate and the words you choose make all the difference.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) •• If you want a low-key or quiet day, you might need to take off for a drive and leave your phone at home. A movie could work, as long as you don’t let others know where you can be found.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) •••• Join friends and let the rest be spontaneous. Listen to news, and integrate information. A new beginning with your public image could be forthcoming.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) •••• Others could be combative and difficult. You might want to rethink a situation that involves a difficult and defiant associate. Take a stand and define your boundaries.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) •••• Reach out for those at a distance. You might feel overwhelmed by everything that is going on. Taking off for a day and leaving your problems at home could be more important than