For Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017:
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
You have an abundant amount of energy. Visit with loved ones, and make time for conversations that day-to-day life does not permit. Make plans to meet some rowdy friends in the evening. Wherever you are, you are likely to have a great time. Tonight: Enjoy those around you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
You might feel as if there is a lot you can’t say. You could be correct in holding back. A certain amount of tumultuousness surrounds you. Know that this confusion could cause a misunderstanding. A little caring goes a long way. Tonight: Enjoy dinner with a special friend. GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
H Let others in on your thinking and plans. You will be happiest with friends or off fulfilling a longterm desire. Your ability to create more romance and/or amusement in your life emerges. A loved one might be a bit down. Tonight: Act as if there were no tomorrow. CANCER (June 21-July 22)
You could be more willing to take a risk, even if you are not totally sure you want to head down that path. Observe a flashing yellow light when it comes to your spending. You might want to purchase an item, but first weigh the pros and cons. Tonight: Others appreciate your presence.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
H Take an overview of a situation, and detach from an immediate desire to get involved. Look at the long-term ramifications of being impulsive. Being more understanding works best. You cannot suppress your adventurous mood. Tonight: Go where great music can be heard.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) One-on-one relating elicits a strong reaction and could be a problem. You might be prone to becoming critical and fussy. Try not to allow a misunderstanding to get even bigger. You might find that it takes months to mend this separation. Tonight: Allow others to dominate.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You will want to listen to what others are sharing. Even if you disagree, you still need to open your ears. Be aware of others’ views and judgments. Your high optimism allows you to get past a problem and kick back. You help lighten others’ moods. Tonight: Be spontaneous. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
H Touch base with friends and loved ones if you decide to make plans. An unusual situation could develop into a misunderstanding. Be sensitive to a friend’s needs. Do a better job of listening, this person will trust you more. Tonight: Out until you are too tired to enjoy yourself.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) H You might feel that it is important to remain sensitive to others. A loved one or a higher-up could be fragile and not even realize it. A misunderstanding is likely to develop from out of nowhere. It is all you can do to keep a lid on your reaction. Tonight: Sort through the possibilities. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Don’t allow a loved one’s mood to edge you into a reaction. You know when enough is enough, though this person might not. Stay close to home. News from a distance could be a problem, as a misunderstanding seems to be entrenched in its message. Tonight: Out late. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
H Your words could start a commotion if you are not careful. You might not expect such a reaction, as you are simply being yourself. A loved one is likely to take a stand, which will set off a round of disagreements. Try to be as clear as possible. Tonight: Where the action is.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
You might want to defer any social planning to someone else for now. You could sense that you are walking right into a disagreement with a friend or loved one. How you handle yourself will determine the tone of the next few days, if not weeks. Tonight: Avoid a grumpy playmate!
BORN TODAY: Filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille (1881), business magnate George Soros (1930), actor George Hamilton (1939)