If it’s your birthday
SAM Special alert! Vice president pence will hit the Big apple today, Friday. He’s expected to touch down at LaGuardia in the late morning, making his way to Manhattan in the East 50’s between Fifth and park aves. He’ll stay in Midtown until his departure in late afternoon-early evening. If you’re catching a flight at LGa, especially 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., allow an extra 20 to 30 minutes. The Grand Central parkway, RFK-Triboro Bridge, and FDR will be affected, as well as Fifth ave.
How about dem Jets! Who would’ve thought that after 5 games they’d be in first place squaring off against their nemesis, the New England patriots? The winner will take sole possession of first place (forget the Bills). I’m expecting a sell-out crowd for the biggest NFL game of the year so far in the Meadowlands. Kick-off is at 1 p.m. Sunday so traffic will start forming at the Hudson River crossings at 11 a.m. with jubilant (I hope) fans returning around 5 p.m.
at Madison Square Garden, the Knicks will face the Wizards at 7:30 p.m. on Friday for a preseason match. On Saturday, the Rangers will take over for a 7 p.m. faceoff against the Devils. Then, on Sunday, Guns N’ Roses will take the stage for a 7:30 p.m. performance.
The Rock N’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon, from 7 a.m. to noon, will shut down roads near prospect park, including Grand army plz., Eastern pkwy between You seem to be a step ahead of yourself, though you might want to slow down a little and let events develop before taking action. You know what direction you’re headed, though over the next few seasons, additional information will come to light, and you will have opportunities you were not expecting. So take things gently; the future comes upon us fast enough. You share a birthday with paul Simon, Sacha Baron Cohen, and ashanti. MaRCH 21-apRIL 19 part of your self-care routine must involve full awareness of what you put into your body. The old adage “you are what you eat” was never truer than it is today. That includes every last thing you might eat or drink. Be conscious of what that is, and take nothing for granted. apRIL 20-MaY 20 If you can take some time to yourself this weekend, it will do you good. Once you settle down and drop your guard, you’ll discover a world of feelings that will nourish you and refresh your mind. No matter how busy you are, try to take an hour or two and settle into yourself. MaY 21-JUNE 20 as one born under the sign of the twins, language, thought and ideas are your primary source of nourishment. Curiosity is a form of hunger, and you can nourish yourself with your own mind. Keep your sense of humor, which is your best asset. The meaning of life is a pun or riddle. JUNE 21-JULY 22 There’s lots of discussion of ‘privilege’ these days, and everyone seems to want to move up a notch. Your solar chart is suggesting that you fully appreciate where you are in life right now, because it’s pretty good. You have excellent advantages working for you, and some truly unusual opportunities. JULY 23-aUG. 22 The Moon in your sign for the next two days will lift your spirits, and offer you a nice stream of good ideas. Despite the prevailing madness in the world, you are welcome to envision your future, and think boldly about the life you want to live and the places you want to go. aUG. 23-SEpT. 22 For some weeks, there’s been a Venus-Mars conjunction in your birth sign. This can have odd manifestations in the outer world (such as too much competitiveness), though the real message is to stay in harmony with both your inner man and inner woman. as the conjunction dissolves, remember. OCT. 23-NOV. 21 One purpose of your career is to feed you, but the larger purpose is to feed others. This can take many forms: leadership, supporting others, or actually offering food to the people around you. This is an important and very old tradition, and you have an opportunity to keep it alive. NOV. 22-DEC. 21 Jupiter’s ingress into your neighboring sign Scorpio is offering you the benefits of a wise and loving guardian angel. You are carrying protection. You have excellent information. The question is: what are you planning to do with those assets? The answer is: you simply must follow your dreams. DEC. 22-JaN. 19 Your star is rising, though you must proceed with humility and with a sense of a beginner’s mind. Don’t be an expert. Be someone who seeks the truth. an exceedingly important part of your leadership role involves resolving conflicts rather than perpetuating them. Keep an honest dialog going. JaN. 20-FEB. 18 Jupiter is now making contact with the midheaven angle of your solar chart. Though most astrologers associate this transit with fame and fortune, I associate it with accountability. This transit, which will last for a whole year, is a reminder to be at your impeccable best all the time. FEB. 19-MaRCH 20 Venus and Mars have been working their way through your relationship house for several weeks. Romantic as it sounds, this has not been all sweetness and starlight, however. It’s been an exercise in setting boundaries and standards that you must uphold. Be grateful for your self-respect.