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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883


Jacqueline Bigar

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Friday, Jan. 6, 2012: This year you grow and evolve in new ways. Others clearly are drawn to you. Be willing to change your life. If single, you could be very attracted to someone, and he or she to you. If attached, the two of you will tend to risk more but in different areas of your life. Respect your differences. Cancer can be challenging. A baby born today has a moon in Gemini and a sun in Capricorn.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • You have the possibility of a new beginning. Be willing to express your vulnerability. Make a point of getting together with more open people.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • Note how much you need to do to make a difference with a key person. Avoid competition, like keeping up with the Joneses.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • Open up to new possibilities. You see what many people cannot. Be affectionate with a friend or loved one. Open up to a family member or roommate.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • Feeling a little out of sorts isn’t that surprising. Instead of taking care of your immediate universe, try taking care of yourself.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • • • Conversation is important, as is authenticity. Bring those skills into a meeting. Someone might be a little too direct in the way he or she tells you he or she is not interested in your ideas.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • You might want to attempt to deal with a situation but could come off as hostile and difficult. Step back rather than step in. Explore other ways to handle what you deem to be difficult.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • Rather than be driven by your emotions, consciously make an effort to detach. Use your mind as well. Pretend you are the other person. You might want to gain a fuller perspective.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • Dealing with quirky people easily could become a specialty, if it isn’t already! You have humor and the ability to get past a problem.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • • Others come toward you. You are generally the one who is energized. How nice to see everyone else taking the first step.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Follow through on what you feel is important to handle. You could feel out of sync when dealing with others. Right now your mind resides on a more intellectual, imaginative plain.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • • Your playfulness still dominates your actions. A partner or associate isn’t too pleased with his or her perspective of your mischievousness.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • Tension builds internally, but a lot of it comes from your idea of what you should do. Instead, drop some of your judgments, and tension will drop to a lower key.