HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, July 30, 2013: This year you have a very positive outlook that promotes success in your endeavors. Not only will you see your immediate circle expand, but you also will see a long-term wish come to fulfillment. If single, you’ll meet many new people. Somewhere among them lies the person who will introduce you to your next sweetie. If attached, the two of you experience a greater sense of connection. There could be some very intense and intimate moments. Taurus is equally as stubborn as you. A baby born today has a sun in Leo and a moon in Taurus.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • Be aware of what is happening with your finances and with any agreements you make that concern you and your skills.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • • You have a strong sense of what works. Do not hesitate to use your charm and skills. At times, the less said the better.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • Know when to back away from a volatile situation. You could be taken aback by the strong words you want to say, which is a good reason to distance yourself.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • You’ll opt for a new idea or try a new suggestion that seems like a sure-bet winner. A meeting proves important.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • You clearly need to take the lead in an important matter. Others naturally will follow you, even if you veer off the chosen course.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • You’ll want to focus on the long term. You are someone who specializes in details, and you have a tendency to get caught up in the here and now.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • You’ll discover the need for more one-on-one conversations, especially with someone who can impact your life profoundly.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • You like to have control, but others continue to dominate. Let it be. You will have your turn when the time is right.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • You might not look forward to carrying out all the tasks that lie ahead of you, but know that you will do an excellent job.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Your ingenuity once more will save the day and leave everyone smiling and wanting more.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • • There is a chance that you will be in the midst of a different type of energy. You could find someone unusually demanding and their desires stressful.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • How you say what you think and the answers you give could be more important than you realize.
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