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The Spokesman-Review Newspaper
Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883


Jacqueline Bigar

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012: This year you see life with more vitality than ever. Whether you are an activist or a socialite, you will have the opportunity to bring people together for a specific cause. If single, you are likely to meet someone very special during the year. If you are attached, encourage your significant other to join you. You will bond even more closely. Scorpio is a true friend. A baby born today has a sun and moon in Scorpio.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) • • • • You clearly are developing an interest in a favorite pastime or hobby of a close associate. Adapt your schedule accordingly. A discussion comes forward.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) • • • • Others come forward with new insights. Not everything is to your pleasing, but you still should listen. Others’ ideas help clarify your thoughts and test the strength of a plan.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) • • • • You might want to make an additional effort to break through a barrier or come to an understanding. Once you do, a new type of bond evolves.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) • • • • You are unusually playful, even if you do have to work. A partner or an associate might be taken aback by your mood at first.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) • • • You ponder whether you would like to start a home-based business. In some fashion, you want to revitalize your day-to-day life.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) • • • • A special relationship demands much more flexibility than you ever thought you had. Creativity opens up as you try to sleuth out and find the right answer to a situation.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) • • • • Be aware of what you have to offer. Also, be sensitive to your energy. Decide how much energy you can invest in an emotionally difficult situation.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) • • • • • Your smiling style attracts many people. You might wonder what would be best to do or say during an important interaction.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) • • • Sometimes everyone needs to take a personal day, when they focus on taking care of themselves. Take it as soon as possible. You will see a difference quickly.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) • • • • Zero in on your priorities. You know what works for you. If it means separating from the crowd, do just that. If you don’t establish boundaries, others cannot help but walk on them.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) • • • • Taking a stand will separate you from your friends, but it just might need to happen. No matter what is going on, you will assume more responsibility than in the past.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) • • • • You might want to explore ideas through brainstorming or finding someone with more expertise. A meeting also could open a door.