The Denver Post


- By Madalyn Aslan

Today's birthday (Wednesday, May 12, 2021) You are caring and thoughtful, plus you have a lightheart­ed, witty charm.

You are multitalen­ted and have excellent money savvy, which means you can be successful in many fields. You will quickly warm to the challenges of your coming year because your hardworkin­g nature will come alive. You're heading into a window where you will build and create more structure in your life.

Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★ This is the perfect day for detail-oriented work because you can concentrat­e on mental work with focus and diligence. You have a sharp eye for the little pieces that make up the whole in whatever you’re doing. Conversati­ons with others will be reserved. Tonight: Guard against extravagan­ce.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★ You have an eye for detail today, especially with finances. If spending money, you’ll be conservati­ve. If shopping, you will buy long-lasting, practical items. If negotiatin­g financial matters, you will choose what is safe and secure. Tonight: Help a friend.

Gemini (Ma y2 1-June 20) ★★★ Today your ruler Mercury is dancing with stern Saturn, which makes you more reserved. You might prefer to be alone with your thoughts. Although it might be harder to see the big picture, you will be aware of tiny details. Tonight: You feel sympatheti­c to someone.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★★ This is an excellent day for research because your mind is focused and capable of sorting out details. Furthermor­e, you will prefer the solitude that research requires. Whatever you do today will be done with care and thought. Tonight: You’re entertaini­ng idealistic goals.

Leo (Jul y23 -Aug. 22) ★★★ A discussion with someone older or more experience­d will help you today. Someone might have advice for you or suggest important contacts for you in the future. Lean on their experience, because you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. Tonight: Be realistic when dealing with bosses and parents.

Virgo (Aug .23 -Sept. 22) ★★★ Discussion­s with parents, bosses, VIPs and the police will be serious and to the point today. “Just the facts, ma’am.” Many of you might give serious thought to the general direction in which you’re headed. Where are you going? Tonight: Appreciate beauty wherever you find it.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★ This is the perfect day to study anything that requires focus and concentrat­ion. Your mind is steady, which means you can stay on one topic with relative ease. You might study legal matters, timetables or travel plans. Tonight: Don’t give away the farm.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-No v.2 1) ★★★★ You couldn’t pick a better day to tie up loose ends with taxes, debt, insurance issues and shared property. (Have you got this much string?) You’re happy to work at practical matters because you can concentrat­e on “boring stuff.” Tonight: You feel sympatheti­c with loved ones.

Sagittariu­s (Nov. 22-Dec .2 1) ★★★ Today serious thinking will prevail in discussion­s with partners and close friends. You might work with someone to organize yourself or your environmen­t. This is an excellent day to seek counsel from someone more experience­d. Tonight: Enjoy helping co-workers and pets.

Capricorn (Dec .22 -Jan. 19) ★★★★ You will be productive today, especially if it is work-related. You will work with care and be thorough, which is why you will avoid mistakes. “Measure twice, cut once.” You might have serious health discussion­s related to your teeth, your joints and your skeleton. Tonight: Romance is the stuff of movies.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★ Today you have the patience to practice something until you improve your ability to do it. This could relate to the arts, musical performanc­es or sports. The main thing is you will concentrat­e on what you’re doing because you have the necessary mindset and perseveran­ce. Tonight: Helping family will be rewarding.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★ You might tackle home repairs today. If so, you will get a lot done because you will be careful and perseverin­g. You also might have a serious discussion with an older family member that is beneficial to you. Tonight: Your idealism is aroused. Daydreams will be strong.

The stars show the kind of day you'll have 6 Dynamic, 4 Positive; 3 Average; 2 So-so; 1 Difficult.

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