HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Aug. 2, 2013: This year you will be in the last year of a 12-year cycle. Be willing to eliminate what does not work if you can’t make the necessary adjustments. You will want to enter the next phase of your life with as few problems as possible. If single, a potential sweetie could knock on your door. If attached, the two of you will benefit from taking some time away from everything. You will start acting like newlyweds before you know it! Cancer understands you almost too well. A baby born today has a sun in Leo and a moon in Gemini if born before 9:30 p.m. Afterward, the moon will be in Cancer.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • • You will accomplish a lot in a small amount of time. You also will be able to straighten out a misunderstanding that could have been a problem. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • Finally, you’ll have the energy you have been wishing for. An emotional conversation could remind you to be more expressive than you have been lately.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • You might feel as if you have accomplished a lot. Before spending any more money on a particular venture, consider whether it really will pan out.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • You’ll want to do your own thing, and you have the energy to complete an important task. Do not hold back, and know full well where you are heading with an issue.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • A meeting could set the tone for the day, as an intuitive response from a friend or an associate will warn you that there might be more going on than meets the eye.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • Honor a sense of responsibility. You know where you are heading and why.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • You could be dealing with a touchy situation that involves a special person in your life. Realize that you will need to take a stand.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • Rest assured that you’ll have the support you need as you pursue an unusual solution. You could be full of get-up-and-go.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22- Dec. 21) • • • • Others have a way of taking the lead again, but you might decide to undermine their position.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22- Jan. 19) • • • • Considering everything that you might want to accomplish, it would be wise to put a little more time into a project.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • Tap into your ingenuity to finish a project quickly. You might want to take the day off, or throw a party with friends.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • You still might be a bit nervous. You will relax when you decide to find a way to eliminate some of the stress and tension around you.