By Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services
Linda Black Horoscopes
5:30 AM EST, January 16, 2013
Today's Birthday (01/16/13). You're really learning this year. A growing work demand floods your leisure time. That and home changes keep you on your toes; balance with stretching. People take the focus beginning in summer, and one in particular charms. The second half of 2013 highlights family and community efforts.
To get the advantage, check the day's rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.
Aries (March 21-April 19) -- Today is a 9 -- Consult with close associates. You're stronger these days. Hold out for the best deal, and feather your nest. Make sure family needs are provided for.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is a 6 -- Discuss your future. Work out a compromise, and get an estimate from an expert. Take a load off to ease pressure. Rest and recuperate.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 9 -- You're an inspiration to friends, who provide deeper insights. Let a partner take the lead. Discuss finances today and tomorrow. Choose what to accomplish. Pay a debt.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Follow your curiosity to boost income. Patience gets you farther than pushing. Consider options and financial data, and make decisions. Plans may change.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Expand your perspective today and tomorrow with exploration. Travel and fun are favored. Follow a teacher's advice, and experience the subject of your studies directly. Negotiate optimum price.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- Focus on finances. Ask for what you were promised and discover more than you thought. Prepare everything in private, and produce results.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is a 6 -- Share your impressions on a domestic situation. You're growing more interested in collaboration. Consider new possibilities, and find out what your partner wants.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- Others need to hear you now. The next two days include intense efforts, at work and at home. Friends help you advance. You can see what you need. Delegate.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is a 7 -- Share valuable connections, info or promotion. Your credit is rising with someone in particular. Romance is a growing possibility. Go ahead and pamper yourself.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 9 -- Add structure to your home. A loved one has an excellent suggestion. Keep it simple. You're gaining respect for your ideas and workmanship.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 7 -- Take advantage of a twist of fate. Get out of the house today and tomorrow. Relate a personal story (keep it brief). Everything starts making sense. Less is more now.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is a 5 -- Pay attention to finances, and discover resources. Travel or long-distance packages may be involved. There's money coming today and tomorrow. Improve your living conditions. Get farther than expected.
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