BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Zachery Ty Bryan was born in Aurora, Colo., on this date in 1981. This birthday guy's biggest claim to fame so far has been portraying Brad Taylor on the hit series "Home Improvement" from 1991-99. He's also appeared in films such as "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift," "The Rage: Carrie 2" and "First Kid." Bryan more recently acted in the 2009 miniseries "Meteor."
ARIES (March 21-April 19): The more you do, the more that comes up. This week, you are eager to try something new at the drop of the hat and relationships seem exciting and delightful. By midweek, however, you must be more serious.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): The possibility of heartbreak is behind you, so the future is made clear this week. Focus on expanding your business influence or upgrading your education and you will find that doors open effortlessly.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You don't necessarily see things as they are; you might see them as you would like them to be. In the week ahead, take information with a grain of salt and if you need advice get it from an expert source.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Success might depend upon taking a misstep in the right direction. When you are led astray by misinformation you can find that the error is beneficial. Make lemonade from the lemons that life hands you this week.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You aren't only barking up the wrong tree, you aren't even in the forest. Today and tomorrow are great for romantic interludes and social activities, but by midweek, suspicions could get the worst of you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Everything is coming up roses this week. You have excellent taste. You can head off potential problems in midweek however, by not making any financial commitment that could ties you down for a long time.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Before you drink from the well this week, consider the source. Right now you are at your romantic best, but since you are delightfully sociable and affable you could also swallow a story hook, line, and sinker.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Unless you stand for something, you might fall for anything. Keep your principles in mind during the upcoming week. You might otherwise misunderstand something that is well intentioned.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): It is fine to be left in the dark as long as you know where to find the light switch. In the week to come, you might be forced to feel your way through to the truth but it will eventually be illuminated.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You can only get past something if you go through it. Get as much accomplished as possible in the first few days of the week, as you might run into a roadblock or midweek frustrations.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You are the lens through which a message must pass. This week, take information and expand upon it. Put ideas into the framework of your own intuitiveness and create a learning experience.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Romance might ring your bell. For the next few days, your amorous fantasies seem to be your only reality. By midweek, however, you will need to buckle down and pay attention to the material world.
IF OCTOBER 9 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You have the gift of self-reliance to help you in the year ahead - but even so, you must earn your way. Your ambitions could be all-consuming in the next six weeks and you will need to work hard to keep up with increased responsibilities. Only the strong and capable are given extra duties, so be proud of the ability to manage your time sensibly. A new romance or friendship could brighten the winter months. January offers a good time to reassess your financial or business situation. In April, opportunities might come your way that will permanently improve some key segment of your life. Rely on your good business sense to make the most of a lucky break.
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