HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Aug. 24, 2012: This year you often will feel tense, as you have so much on your plate. You will demand a lot from yourself and want to deliver just that. Your family and home life evolve in importance. If single, you will increase the chances of forming a viable relationship by being more grounded. If attached, listen to what your partner says his or her intentions are, rather than just going off of your ideas of what they are. Sagittarius is too strong of a personality for you. A baby born today has a sun in Virgo and a moon in Scorpio if born before 3:50 a.m. Afterward, the moon will be in Sagittarius.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • You might be somewhat bothered by a dream you have this morning. Though you typically are cynical of intuition, you might try honoring it today.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • Work with a partner or loved one directly. You are far more powerful as a team than you are separately.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • Someone does not hesitate to question your decisions, and others simply seem challenging. Tension builds as a result.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • Focus on what you need to do get done; avoid getting sidetracked by others. You can kick back when you finish.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • • Your imagination adds to the fever and enthusiasm surrounding a project, a special friend or an activity with a child.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • Stay close to what is familiar to you, as there could be a sense of confusion. You might want to rethink your communication style.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • You might need to repeat yourself in several different ways to make your point or even just to be heard. You could be frustrated by someone’s ambiguity.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • • Be aware of what someone has to offer. You have the same versatility, but a different set of skills. Together you make quite a team.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • • Your actions make all the difference in a domestic matter that goes from confusing and disappointing to very pleasing.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • Take your time discerning what is happening around you. Slow down and clarify facts – doing so might be more important than you realize.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • • Your finances could seem strange at first, whether it is because of an offer or difficulty realizing a goal. Don’t worry; you will be able to clarify the situation.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • Tension builds surrounding a superior. Your intentions might be well-meaning, but others do not receive your ideas clearly until you reiterate your reasoning.