BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Hilarie Burton was born in Sterling, Va., today in 1982. This birthday gal is probably best known for her role as Peyton Sawyer on "One Tree Hill." She currently appears in a recurring role on the series "White Collar" and has previously worked as a VJ on "Total Request Live." Her film credits include "The Secret Lives of Bees," "Solstice" and "Our Very Own."
ARIES (March 21-April 19): A new moon and solar eclipse marks the beginning of a holiday weekend. Go ahead and try your skills on a game of horseshoes or darts, but don't risk your heart or make bets that impact your wallet.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): It is wise to remain discreet about a business relationship or career objective. Right now, people are apt to look for ways to criticize. Cut some corners and put a lid on spending around the household.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Chatterboxes make noise that can't gain respect. Actions will speak much louder than words under these stars. You may desperately want something, but are better off waiting to make major purchases.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Don't live life in the past lane. You can talk yourself into being depressed over previous mistakes or wallow in regrets. Buck up and move forward today, without beginning anything of major importance.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Tests are taxing. You may feel unappreciated or overly stressed by obligations. Don't offer to take on any extra responsibilities, but remember to value the trying situations that let you build valuable experience.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The winds of change are blowing you off course. A frustration about a financial obligation could put you in a bad light. Be meticulous with the details and careful about offending others with different beliefs.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Our lives don't come equipped with a rewind button. Mooning over what might have been is counterproductive to your interests. This new moon might put your reputation in the limelight.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Praise is more valuable than criticism. Keep everything aboveboard and open, rather than hiding worries or ignoring problems. It is hard to ignore the elephant in the middle of the room that needs attention.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You have a tendency to take good luck for granted. This is not a good time to hitch your future to someone else's star. Expect too much from other people and you might end up disappointed.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): The past is the foundation of the future. Conscientiously tend to existing obligations and avoid taking on new ones. Be diligent about meeting deadlines and fulfilling promises under today's stars.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Finders keepers, losers weepers. Keep a stiff upper lip and accept your fate. What happens might not seem fair, but might be righteous when weighed on the scales of justice. Don't count on generosity.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You need to economize before you can gratify your desires. You will find that saving your pennies now will make it seem worth every penny in the end. Hold off on major decisions and changes.
IF JULY 1 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Take advantage of a chance to take a vacation in August, as you deserve some romantic outings this summer. A brief suspension of reality will be good for you even if you fall for a seductive ploy hook, line and sinker. In December, be prepared for a change for the better -- even although financial expertise is lacking. You may think you know what you want, but divine providence might give you something different. Your fondest wishes may be granted and you may experience strokes of good fortune that will make life easier and more prosperous in the future. You are luckier than most people in the year ahead so be grateful for lucky stars.
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