Last Word in Astrology
MONDAY, JULY 31
CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Rico Rodriguez, 19; Zac Brown, 39; J.K. Rowling, 52; Wesley Snipes, 55.
Happy Birthday: Think big, but don’t go overboard. Taking the initiative to make plans and explore all your options will help you learn how to better hone your skills, exercise your experience and master a flawless execution of whatever it is you want to pursue. Time, patience and a solid strategy will bring about the changes you want to see happen. Your numbers are 7, 13, 19, 28, 31, 37, 45.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): An energetic, progressive approach to whatever you do will bring satisfaction and the desire to do more. Gather facts and find out information firsthand. Someone is likely to lead you astray regarding what’s expected of you. 3 stars
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Problems will develop at home if you haven’t been paying enough attention to your personal obligations. Use your ingenuity and imagination to come up with a plan that will satisfy both you and those you love. 3 stars
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Stay active, make contributions and take on challenges that will encourage you to try new things. A change in the way you look will make someone influential take notice. A partnership will encourage personal growth. 3 stars
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Do something different. Take any opportunity to gather insight and information that will help you understand those you are dealing with daily. Knowledge is a powerful tool that will help you get ahead. Let your imagination and creativity expand. 5 stars
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Put your excess energy to good use. Letting the little things get to you will only impede your progress. Stay focused and you will make headway. Run your personal affairs in a unique and private manner and you’ll avoid interference. 2 stars
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Be careful what you say or how you respond to others. Someone is likely to set you up if you aren’t doing your own fact-checking. Don’t believe everything you hear or you will limit your chances to advance. 4 stars
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You may crave change, but don’t jump into something without checking it out first. Problems at home will develop if you are indulgent or spend too much. Emotional balance, integrity and fair play will be necessary to avoid criticism. 3 stars
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t venture too far from your usual routine. Minor incidents will put you in a vulnerable position. Refrain from making promises or counting on someone else to take care of your responsibilities. Personal growth is favored. 3 stars
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Dig in and get things done. You’ll have to keep up and refrain from cutting corners that will make your contributions look shabby. There are profits to be made if you secure your position and do your best. 3 stars
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Make alterations for the right reasons. Know in your heart that you are doing what’s best for everyone involved. A practical outlook combined with original ideas will help you surpass any challenge you meet along the way. 4 stars
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Consider all the angles and follow through with positive action. It’s up to you to set boundaries and enforce the changes you want to see happen. Take charge and you’ll have no regrets. Hard work will pay off. 2 stars
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): A personal pick-me-up will help turn a negative situation into a positive. Focus on personal gains and growth. Set your goals and don’t deviate from the course until you reach the finish line. Aim high and reap the rewards. 5 stars