Happy birthday: for Wednesday, Nov. 15. This year you continue to witness surprising events in your daily life. Some of these happenings might have little to do with you, but they are likely to add snap, crackle and pop to your day. You often say little but think a lot. If you are single, work on being more open. Know that the right person could be right around the corner. If you are attached, share more of your thoughts with your sweetie. You don’t want your partner to feel threatened by your quietness. LIBRA could be instrumental in helping you verbalize your feelings in more palatable way. Aries (March 21-April 19): ★★★★ Avoid anyone with a controlling attitude. You will have your hands full, and might want to act spontaneously. You won’t have time to get involved in a control game. You could act so impulsively that you might shock yourself. Tonight: Gain a perspective of recent events. Taurus (April 20-May
20): ★★★★ When a friend decides to take a stand, you will handle his or her attitude with ease. You might not agree and could opt to head in a different direction. A work meeting is likely to provide a lot of new ideas that will shake up the status quo. Tonight: Tell it like you see it.
Gemini (May 21-June 20): ★★★★★ Your playfulness might seem inappropriate, especially as others seem to be dealing with more serious concerns. You are capable of scoffing at someone’s attempt to gain control. Someone you look up to will surprise you with his or her reaction. Tonight: Out and about.
Cancer (June 21-July 22): ★★★★ You might want to think through a problem more carefully. You could find that you don’t have the time to respond to a quickly building exchange of ideas. If you think about what you are hearing and seeing, you’ll learn that both sides have validity. Tonight: Make a favorite meal.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): ★★★★ You will express your thoughts in a diplomatic way. Don’t be surprised if someone reads between the lines and becomes explosive. Sit down with this person and use your creativity to work through the issue to both parties’ satisfaction. Tonight: Catch up on a friend’s news.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): ★★★★ You might feel as if you can’t come to an agreement with a friend. A serious conversation involving your domestic life could be heavier than it needs to be. Re-evaluate this same topic in two months, and your perspective will have changed. Tonight: A loved one surprises you.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): ★★★ How you think and what you do could change quickly as you note some upset around your day-to-day life situations. Let go, and allow others more freedom to make their own decisions. A serious discussion might help you to understand others’ choices. Tonight: Head to the gym.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): ★★★★ You could be in a situation where you are being asked to make a decision in one person’s favor. Be diplomatic when handling this matter. Learning how to gracefully back off and not get mired in quicksand will become an art for you. Start practicing now. Tonight: Do your thing.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): ★★★★★ Friends have a lot to share, and you enjoy those moments. Excitement surrounds you, especially if you choose to focus on all of the unexpected happenings taking place. Learn to deal with others, and recognize that you do not need to be like them. Tonight: As you like it.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): ★★★★★ Take charge of a situation rather than let it get out of control. The issue might be how to take the lead without upsetting those around you. You could end up in a dismal power play if you don’t use your innate leadership skills. Tonight: Know that others are observing you.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): ★★★★ You could be looking at issues very differently from how you have in the past. As you become more detached, you will be better able to identify with others. Use caution when dealing with finances. Don’t try so hard to meet others’ needs. Tonight: Choose to be entertained.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): ★★★★ You are capable of relating closely to most people. A talk about what you represent and what you have to offer could surprise you. Avoid having a kneejerk reaction. Honor who you are more often, and the results will please you. Tonight: What do you really want to do?
Born today: Artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887), actress Shailene Woodley (1991), musician Chad Kroeger (1974)