HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013: This year you often weigh the pros and cons of a situation. To some people, it could seem as if your decision might never come, and they just may be right! The same will be true regarding your dating life. If single, you might not be sure how you feel about potential suitors. Should you have strong feelings, act on them. If attached, you could be entering a new phase in your relationship. Enjoy your sweetie, and postpone any major decisions for a year. Libra echoes your ambivalence. A baby born today has a sun in Virgo and a moon in Libra all day.
ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • Confusion could cloud a decision if it’s made too quickly. Sit on this matter for a few days if possible. A partner might appear more cheerful than he or she has been in a while.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • You will be happy at home, and you won’t feel inclined to do much of anything. You will feel more centered than you have in a while.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • Be more in touch with a loved one. Make plans for the near future if possible. You might have to put out more money than you anticipated, but it will be worth it.
CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • • Listen to news, and honor what is occurring within your immediate circle. How you see someone could change radically, as new information comes forward.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • • Make the first effort with someone you might have been experiencing some distance with.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • Deal with others directly. There could be a schism in how you think and how someone else thinks.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • Others will respond to your gesture, but make sure that it represents what you want it to.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • Be sensitive to someone’s suggestions. You could miss something, as you might be too absorbed in your own thoughts.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • Take off for a day trip with a favorite person or two.Indulge in a long and leisurely meal while exchanging your thoughts; it will create greater give-and-take between you.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • You might be forced once again to take the lead in a situation. This role could involve your personal or domestic life.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • You work well with ideas that have the potential to create fascinating possibilities. Respond positively to a call that could involve travel.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • You will enjoy spending time with your sweetie or a dear friend, and it will seem as though neither of you has a care in the world.
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