HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 21, 2011: This year, you are able to assert yourself without others being offended. People close to you actually might be relieved to see a stronger yet diplomatic you. If single, you might not really be sure if someone cares. Try to be more aware, and listen to observant friends! If attached, do not take your sweetie for granted. Caring comes back in multiples. Virgo knows how to key into you.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • Confusion could mark an accomplishment. Make it a habit to confirm a statement, a meeting location or whatever is needed.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • You might have difficulty moving from one idea to another, mainly because conversations with others could be disjointed. Should you want to clear out a problem, use your communication skills.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • You ask a question in order to get a clearer perspective, only to discover that the answer opens the door to more confusion.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • Do not allow another person to mow you down over an issue. You do know when someone is being unreasonable.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • Clear the haze off several issues. Zero in on the bottom line, knowing when you have had enough. Your ability to open up conversations comes through.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • You could be out of sync with daytime events. Don’t worry, your time is coming. In fact, as the sun sets, you feel revitalized, just in time for the weekend!
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • Zero in on the basics. Knowing what you want helps others follow along. You cut through confusion with your ability to lead.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • Pressure builds, as others look up to you and need to follow your example or directions. Avoid taking a personal matter out into the world.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • You seem to know what needs to be done, while others seem to be working their way through a maze. You could be happiest close to home.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • Stay sensitive to your well-being. What another party proposes sounds excellent. The reality could be quite different.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • Try to be as clear as possible. Also, clarify what you are hearing, as a prevalent theme of misunderstandings could run through the day.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • Clear out as much as you can. You could be unusually tired or withdrawn. Test out your ideas rather than declaring them as givens.
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