Happy birthday: for Friday, Nov. 4. This year you communicate what is on your mind. Still, remain sensitive of others’ feelings. Be willing to try out a friend’s or loved one’s suggestions more often; the results are likely to be beneficial. If you are single, use good sense when dating, as there might be a tendency to attract those who are emotionally unavailable. Know that Mr. or Ms. Right is likely to appear come fall. If you are attached, the two of you enjoy each other more and more. You often can be found whispering to each other and/or sharing special news. CAPRICORN can be difficult to deal with. Aries (March 21-April 19): ★★★★ Your instincts serve you well when dealing with a boss. How you choose to manage a situation could be quite different from what you originally had planned. The other party involved might have more ideas than you. Try to avoid a competition. Tonight: Out till the wee hours. Taurus (April 20-May 20): ★★★★★ Detach in order to find the right answer to a problem. You could feel as if someone is pushing you too hard. You need to support yourself and say ‘’no’’ more often. A friend supports you in establishing stronger boundaries. Tonight: Lady Luck provides an intriguing distraction. Gemini (May 21-June 20): ★★★★ You might not have as much freedom as you desire. Remain good-natured about this situation, but also be sure to create more space for yourself. A child or loved one will make it a point to speak to you in the afternoon. Tonight: Accept an invitation from a special person. Cancer (June 21-July 22): ★★★★ You could be full of fun and excitement. Without even realizing it, your mind and emotions seem to flow into weekend mode. News from a distance might promise a trip in the near future, if you want to take advantage of it. Tonight: Indulge a family member. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): ★★★★ Don’t change your direction at the moment. You might want to do something in a new or different way, so just hold on! A partner or associate has a lot of ideas that could cause you to change your mind yet again. Tonight: Help the weekend get started in style. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): ★★★★ You might want to launch a new project. You’ll want to have a brainstorming session with several creative people you know. Organize this type of get-together. Use caution with your finances, which easily could get out of control. Tonight: Treat a friend. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): ★★★ Pressure builds, as a family member wants something very different from you. You might not be willing to give this person’s request a second thought. You’ll have to bridge this gap, but you might not know how. Tap into your creativity. Tonight: And the party goes on and on! Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): ★★★★★ You need to communicate your wishes more often. Others often think that what you say is just a passing fancy. Your imagination plays a key role in your morning. You might want to follow through on an important project. Tonight: Join a friend for munchies and music. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): ★★★★ You could be at a point where you no longer can take action or make a decision. Your finances seem to become part of nearly every conversation you have. At this point, you could feel more limited than you have in the past. Tonight: Follow through on an inspired thought. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): ★★★★ You flourish in the present atmosphere. Someone you value might whisper an important fact in your ear. Stay mum until you verify what you have just heard. A boss, friend or parent might demand some of your time; be willing to give it. Tonight: Do your own thing.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): ★★★ You might think that others are pushing you away. Perhaps you just aren’t receiving the kind of attention you normally get. Detach and take an overview, and you will know much more. Remain sure of yourself, despite a change of plans. Tonight: Accept an unusual invitation. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): ★★★★ Zero in on what you feel is necessary to accomplish. A partner might point you to the path that he or she would choose. Why not go along with this person’s suggestion? Know how fortunate you are to have him or her in your life. Tonight: The more, the merrier. Born today: Comedian Kathy Griffin (1960), former U.S. first lady Laura Bush (1946), humorist Will Rogers (1879)