BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Alia Shawkat was born in Riverside, Calif., today in 1989. This birthday gal is probably most easily recognized for her role as Maeby Funke on "Arrested Development." Her other TV work includes appearances on episodes of "NTSF: SD: SUV," "The League" and "The Starter Wife." She's also appeared on the big screen in such films as "The Runaways," "Whip It" and "Deck the Halls." Shawkat is the granddaughter of actor Paul Burke.
ARIES (Mar. 21-Apr. 19): This could be an especially good day for you. Even if you don't observe Good Friday, the burgeoning signs of spring resonate with everyone. The evidence of rebirth all around you could have special personal significance.
TAURUS (Apr. 20-May 20): It's quiet...too quiet. Someone close to you has been way too silent and it's time to find out what's up. You may enter into a joint project with someone with excellent chances of success.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Take your time. During the Easter holiday weekend, you're likely to spend a good deal of time on the road. Plan your trips carefully so you can move at your own pace, as speed creates tension. You'll be in your element in social situations.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Things will only get better. Dull, boring routines in the morning will give way to a more enthusiasm and excitement in social gatherings later today. Leave your schedule flexible for unexpected changes.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Remember the little engine that said, "I think I can, I think I can..."? You can also achieve whatever goal you choose simply by setting your mind to it. This is an excellent time for launching new projects or making business deals.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Think before you speak. Careless comments could create an unpleasant situation with someone. Be on your best behavior in social gatherings and don't get too familiar with new acquaintances.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22.): Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. You may be doing back flips over a new romantic partner, but there's no need to be in a big hurry. If this is truly is the real deal, you have all the time in the world.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): There's no time like the present. Set the wheels in motion to get your latest project moving by the end of the month. Take advantage of your heightened creativity while it lasts.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Anything worth doing is worth doing well. You may try to cut corners just to get to Easter weekend early, but your work could suffer. Be receptive to your partners' ideas when planning holiday events.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): All work and no play makes for a lousy weekend. While some will attend religious services, others will fill the Easter holiday with parties and entertainment. Quality time spent with a significant other could make this a memorable weekend.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Do what you want to do. A long weekend offers plenty of time to accomplish whatever your heart desires. Spend quality time with the family, or if business is what drives you, it's a great time to get ahead for next week.
PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): Sometimes a gentle lie is better than a hurtful truth. Being diplomatic while discussing an issue can spare someone undue pain. This approach may not be entirely honest, but everyone involved will feel a lot better in the end.
IF APRIL 18 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Romantic fantasies might be your focus during the next 4-6 weeks, but your desire to be considered shrewd at business could fight for supremacy. As long as you read the fine print you should be just fine in financial deals, but in romantic encounters you could be too willing to see only what you want to see. June and July are good months to enjoy the fruits of your labors, so enjoy a vacation or travel. Ambitions grow and you're likely to make smart decisions about career, finances and business in September and October. Suspend new initiatives slated for December and wait for better timing in January.
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Omarr's daily astrological forecast, For release 04/18/14 for 04/18/14
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