BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Leah Pipes was born in Los Angeles today in 1988. This birthday gal starred in the short-lived series "Life is Wild" and has played recurring roles on "The Deep End," "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" and "Clubhouse." Pipes' extensive TV work includes guest appearances on "Law & Order: LA," "Ghost Whisperer" and "Bones."
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Fast talking can get you out of a jam. You can find the needed facts at your fingertips and others will come running to help you out with a snap of the fingers. Tackle jobs that need manual dexterity.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): The more, the merrier -- so bring a friend! Plan a relaxing time at home with loved ones tonight, but don't shy away from spending a happy hour with co-workers. You could do with some comic relief.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Hang in there. Don't give anyone a legitimate excuse to find fault with your words, work, or actions. Meet deadlines so nothing will be hanging over your head as the, hopefully fun-filled, weekend begins.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Hard work might be its own reward. You could find it difficult to receive praise or recognition even if you burn the candle at both ends. You may be motivated to succeed but can't make a first move.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Leave your worries at the door. Once pressing responsibilities are out of the way you can concentrate on fun. Leisure pursuits will suit your temperament best. It will be okay to spoil yourself a little tonight.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Stand pat. Impulsive actions could impact your finances or your relationships in a negative manner. Fulfill your obligations to the letter and then there will be loads of time to escape from dreary work.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): If you wear your ambition on your sleeve, it might weigh you down. Eventually, you will carve out success, but it could be in an entirely different direction. This is not a good time to initiate new endeavors.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Resistance is futile. You may be caught up in overpowering fantasies. You may develop essential plans that involve someone else, but subtle signals may make you aware of a conflict based in reality.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Read the lines, as well as between the lines. It is possible that fears or suspicions are unfounded, but the only way to be sure is to scrutinize the facts closely. Avoid signing contracts or agreements.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Give in to the necessities of living with good grace. Don't let resentment color your responses if expected to pick up the tab. You may be burdened with more than your fair share of expenses.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Leave 'em laughing. A good time can be found in group gatherings. Your ability to impart a funny joke or two can find a receptive audience. Innocent fun defuses a tense situation on your mind.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Don't fool yourself. You are only as good at your business enterprises as the facts and numbers show. When you play the wolf and dress in sheep's clothing, no one is fooled.
IF AUGUST 12 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You are very likely immersed in something that fills your every waking minute. This may be a person, a job, an ambition or just a new hobby that inspires you and fulfills your fantasies. A group of people that gathers for business purposes could also influence your happiness in the coming month to six weeks. Your business skills are improving and during the next few months, you can make admirable progress up the ladder of success if you maintain a low profile while placed in an learning position in September. Your prayers may be answered, or you could be provided with an unexpected opportunity in March. Embrace whatever comes your way during that time, as it will bring you added security and happiness.
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