HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, April 23, 2013: This year you will wish for a little more downtime, as you often are regarded as the source of excitement. If you open up and allow your judgments to fade, you could see life from a new, productive perspective. If single, you approach life with more enthusiasm, which will attract people who might be depressed. If attached, you see life more optimistically if you are willing to make needed changes. Libra is provocative and challenging. A baby born today has a sun in Taurus and a moon in Virgo if born before 12:25 a.m. Afterward, the moon will be in Libra.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • You enjoy taking the lead. Sometimes when you step back you feel uncomfortable. Allow this discomfort to exist, and give others the opportunity to develop their leadership skills. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • • You are direct and know what to do. A problem might not be resolved despite your focus and direction, as others could be confused.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • You could be busy attempting to turn a situation around. Your style of communication is direct, and it will take you down a new path if you are willing to take the risk.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • Basics do count. You need to move forward and touch base with a person who can be unpredictable at times.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • Honor who you are and make an additional effort, should you hit a difficult or trying time.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • You understand much more than you realize about a situation and those involved. Your resourcefulness comes out, but you’ll need to focus in order to find an answer.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • Surprising news comes in. You might feel as if you can handle what comes up, especially if you are going down a path that suits you.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • • You might want to see a problem from a different viewpoint. Brainstorm with someone who has wild ideas.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • • You might want to think in terms of the group. The unexpected occurs when dealing with a child, a new passion or an unfinished project.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Understand what you need to do. Honor your priorities, or else you could encounter a last-minute problem.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • • You have been known to say exactly what you think. Information that comes forward might not make any sense.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • Work with someone directly, and ask for more feedback. Your ability to move past an immediate problem with this person’s help will shock many people.
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