HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013: This year you sometimes feel as if you have too many options on your plate. A lot of energy will be directed toward your career or your role in the community. You will experience success as well, especially if you deal with the public. If single, you will meet someone out of the blue. In a year, you will know much more about this person’s role in your life. If attached, take on a project with your sweetie, and let him or her have an equal role. You will like the outcome. Do not kid yourself about Aries. You have the same issues. A baby born today has a sun in Libra and a moon in Pisces if born before 6:18 p.m. Afterward, the moon will be in Aries.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • You might want to pull back and observe rather than act. You are likely to be surprised by what you realize.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • Use the daylight hours to the max, when you feel as if you can get past a problem. Laughter surrounds an impending decision.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • You want to make a good impression, but how you do that will be very important. Recognize who you want to impress, and determine the reason why.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • Reach out for more information. At some point during the day, you will decide that you have enough feedback and can back off.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • Come to a mutual understanding with a partner. You will need to tap into your instincts if someone is not being very clear in a discussion.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • You might come off far more assertive than you have in a while. Some people will acquiesce, whereas others will be more dominant.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • Let someone else share more of what he or she feels. Know that it is important to listen.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • You could make all the difference in what happens. The choice is yours whether you should invest more energy and creativity into a situation or project.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • Holding back might feel right for a while, but knowing when to suspend that behavior this afternoon will be important.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Speak your mind with the full expectation of being heard loud and clear. Your reception has much to do with your presence.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • You won’t be comfortable with a financial matter, yet you still might consider giving the OK to proceed.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • • Your strong personality melts barriers and allows greater give-and-take. Your caring opens up others, especially a child or new friend.

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