HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, April 18, 2013: This year you are vibrant and upbeat. Your creativity determines the nature of events. Others would be hard-pressed to stop you from fulfilling a long-term desire or goal. If single, remember that you might be seeing your newfound sweetie through rose-colored shades. If attached, realize that you lost your shades a while ago. In any case, you will start to see your significant other in a more positive light. Leo is a lover of life and love. A baby born today has a sun in Aries and a moon in Cancer if born before 11:13 a.m. Afterward, the moon will be in Leo.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • You are fiery right now, especially when dealing with a personal issue. If you hit a “nay,” you’ll automatically turn up your creativity in order to get a “yea.”
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • • Understand what is happening behind the scenes with a relative or neighbor. This person might not be revealing as much as you would like.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • You can be possessive. You actually might feel a strong need to try to keep up with the Joneses.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • Get as much done as possible before noon. Afterward, you might have to deal with a money matter or a decision.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • Suddenly, the cards are stacked in your favor. Your personality and magnetism help you get what you desire, even if it is just an easy day or some extra free time.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • You might encounter a fun-loving person in the morning and suddenly find yourself on an adventure.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • • You rush into a project with an eye on the goal of completion. In the afternoon, you’ll discover even more reasons to cross items off your to-do list.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • Staying grounded could be nearly impossible this morning. What you accomplish in little to no time might surprise even you, if you stay centered.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • Deal with a partner or an associate directly in the morning. You might not be thrilled by everything that is happening.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Someone could become so controlling that you might want to completely overpower him or her. Do you really think a showdown will work?
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • Others might prove to be a hindrance. You can handle what is happening simply by ignoring them and not responding to their requests or demands.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • A loved one dominates your morning, at least in your thoughts. What you’ll discover is that you need to find another way around a problem.