for Wednesday, Oct. 19. This year you push hard to clear up misunderstandings. Others simply have a very different perspective from yours. Confusion surrounds communication more often than not. Double-check meeting places and times. Leave leeway for a hassle when traveling. If you are single, you could become involved with someone who is very exotic. Remain open to different lifestyles. If you are attached, the two of you spend more time together dreaming up fantasy scenarios. Some of you might decide to book an exotic trip with your sweetie. GEMINI often taunts you.
Aries (March 21-April 19):
★★★★ You have a lot to
share, but so does a key individual in your life. Schedule enough time to catch up on this person’s news. You’ll see how a changeable situation in your community might affect you. Try not to be negative. A surprise could be on the way. Tonight: Spontaneity works.
Taurus (April 20-May
★★★★ Be aware of your spending. You could go overboard when out buying your usual weekly goods. You can open up your thinking more easily than you realize. As a result, you will start seeing new paths. Examine what is going on with a friend at a distance. Tonight: Pay bills first.
Gemini (May 21-June 20):
★★★★★ Some people think you are just lucky, but the truth is that you simply have an excellent sense of timing. You also read people well. Confusion could surround a professional. Do your best to sort it out. News from a distance might be surprising. Tonight: Happy at home.
Cancer (June 21-July 22):
★★★ Take some long-overdue personal time. Fatigue or boredom could interfere with your routine. You understand the need for a change of pace. Rather than get into a touchy situation, take the day off. Tonight: A loved one does the unexpected. Be surprised yet delighted.
★★★★ Be willing to go out of your way to reach out to a friend. This person has a way of reinvigorating you mentally and emotionally with his or her enthusiasm. A haze might surround a joint financial matter. Your words have an effect on others. Tonight: Be
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22):
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22):
★★★★ You can adjust to change. Your finances will become even stronger than in the recent past. Try not to let go of your budget. Don’t spend any money before the check has cleared at the bank. A partner or close associate could be full of financial surprises. Tonight: Dinner for two.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22):
★★★★ You can be quite intellectual and witty. You’ll see a difficult situation through new eyes after a conversation with a close friend. You understand exactly what to do; however, staying still and remaining quiet might be more effective. Tonight: Decide on a trip in the near future.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21):
★★★★★ You could be too tired to deal with a talkative associate. You will listen anyway, just to see if there is anything you need to know. Follow your instincts, especially with someone you meet in the near future; this person might not be who he or she claims to be. Tonight: Out late.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21):
★★★★ You could be confused by everything that is happening around you. You might hear some information about a family member that you know is wrong. Be more open to others’ input. Curb a tendency to make peace by trying to please people. Tonight: Listen to what a friend suggests.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19):
★★★ You have a lot of ground to cover. You might opt to change direction, especially if it points to more success. You express more and more flexibility. You’ll hear more news about a professional matter from someone you look up to. Tonight: Know when to call it a night.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18):
★★★★★ You have a childlike side that is impossible to ignore. You might become somber in a very serious situation, but not today. Emphasize those you care about, especially someone whom you have put on a pedestal. Unexpected news heads your way. Tonight: Embrace impulsiveness.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20):
★★★ Tension seems to surround a personal matter. It appears that what you need and what someone else needs could be on opposite ends of the spectrum. A partner might offer some feedback. Hear this person out, and you’ll be glad you did. Tonight: Cocoon at home.
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Born today: 10/19/16