HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013: This year a partner or close loved one can be very unpredictable. At first you might be annoyed, but later you could find these unexpected episodes to be exciting and even instrumental in preventing boredom. If single, you might not be able to stabilize a relationship in the way you would like to, as this element of surprise also affects your bonds this year. If attached, once you get used to your sweetie embracing more spontaneity, you could find your relationship to be quite fun. Be open to change. Sagittarius ignites your imagination. A baby born today has a sun in Libra and a moon in Sagittarius all day.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • Make it a point to draw from nontraditional sources when brainstorming with others or when launching a new project.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • Deal with others on an individual level, even if you are uncomfortable with the end results.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • • You’ll want to move on and head in a new direction, but you could be slammed by incoming calls, questions and people showing up at your door.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • You might wonder what it’s best to do under the present circumstances. Keep your feelings to yourself.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • You could be unusually energized and delighted by a suggestion that triggers your mind to come up with even more ideas.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • Others often expect a lot from you, regardless of whether you are willing to give them what they want.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • • Realize what is happening between you and a relative or neighbor, as a new sense of compatibility seems to emerge.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • Being concerned about your funds makes sense, especially since you have little control over a work situation.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • • A surprise from a child or new friend will encourage you to put on your thinking cap in order to make the right decisions.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Remain sensitive to what is taking place in the moment, and you will understand what needs to happen.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • You might want to take off ASAP. If you can, make arrangements to do that – you need a break!
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • You could be pushing yourself too hard. Understand what needs to happen with a boss, but know that it might be nearly impossible to change his or her mind.