HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011: You might remind others of a cat with nine lives this year. Don’t push Lady Luck too far. An element of excitement also runs riot in your next year. If single, you could meet someone very important to your life’s history. If attached, the two of you really care about each other. Sagittarius makes a great doctor for you! A baby born today has a sun in Capricorn and a moon in Sagittarius if born after 4:22 a.m. Pacific time. Before that time, the moon is in Scorpio.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • A lot happens quickly, before you can even run interference. The community understands your strong leadership, whereas your personal circle often experiences your kindness. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • You have an intense bond with one person who you can count on. Together as a team you accomplish more. An unexpected insight occurs because of this relationship.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • • Encourage others to express their ideas. The unexpected runs through your plans, especially those involving groups and/or friends.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • Keep a steady pace. Enjoy what is happening. You might need to make a special effort toward a co-worker or someone you care about.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • • You are in the mood for celebration and good times. Others encourage you to go with your whims, as that gives them permission to do the same.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • Your mind is on family and hearth. You could be distracted, while at the same time, a friend or loved one at a distance might need attention.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • • Your words make all the difference to key loved ones. Even co-workers appreciate your ideas and potential. A key person in your life adds to your already good humor.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • Be aware of someone’s possessive streak. You laugh, and another person relaxes. Someone could act in a surprising manner and throw you off balance.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • Put your efforts where they count. You don’t always have the kind of control you might like. Today might be an example. Use good sense with spending.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • You know what works. The problem is that you might not be up for putting in the effort. You see situations far differently than in the past.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • You probably know a little too much. The trick is to be discreet. A meeting points in the correct path. Use your resilience to move in a new direction.
PISCES (Feb.19-March 19) • • • • Your sunny manner attracts many people. Reach out for others at a distance, making sure you have time for a chat with this person before Christmas.