BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Wes Studi was born in Nofire Hollow, Okla., on this date in 1947. This birthday guy is known primarily for his performances in films such as "Avatar," "The New World" and "The Last of the Mohicans." He starred in the 2008 miniseries "Comanche Moon," as well as the short-lived series "Kings." Studi is a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the Army.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): It is one thing to benefit from knowing people, but another thing to be taken advantage of. People may react harshly if they are being taken for granted or used. Criticism can drive a wedge between friends.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Being too forceful about expressing your opinions might cause minor tensions. If partners seem a little chilly, it may have more to do with a preoccupation with job and obligations than a lack of love.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): The little bird that tells you something might very well undermine your confidence. A flaw in your plans could very well be real. Face up to the facts and wait for a better day to deal with matters that require cooperation.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Oil and water simply don't mix. It isn't wise to sign agreements or make important joint decisions today, as you and the other person involved are likely to be stuck on completely different wavelengths.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Your mind is like a sponge that mops up information. You may indiscriminately mop up the dirt along with intuitions. If you read too much into what others say, you could get involved in misunderstandings.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Economy and thrift trump generosity. You might only want to count your dollars if your wallet is pried open. That is actually a very good idea, since you have a tendency to misplace things today.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You are at your best when organizing something. Use your skills to handle social affairs with efficiency. Offer to take care of seating charts for holiday dinners or take charge of vacation schedules.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): A temporary chill settles in over a relationship. Tensions could arise over someone's controlling personality. Adopt a philosophical attitude and don't make a mountain out of a molehill.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): When heat and cold meet, fog ensues. You could be confused by a cold shoulder. If you give your enthusiasms full rein, you may face disapproval. Put major initiatives off until next week.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You suffer from a tendency to spend money unwisely - and on items of dubious quality. Do not give away your heart or press for promises, as you may change your mind when the lights come back on.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Today it seems that the glass is half empty. You could feel drained of money as well as energy. Maintain a low profile and do not sign contracts or documents. The fine print will get you every time.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Like a magnet, opposites attract. Your value system is solid and reliable, so people trust you the way you trust them. You are filled with loving feelings especially towards those in your home and family.
IF DECEMBER 17 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You may drop down into the dumps for a few days or feel that life is humdrum routine between now and mid February. Don't make unnecessary changes or take on extra obligations, as they may be hard to meet. March is a very good time to seek new positions or make financial decisions because your street smarts are smarter than usual. May is the ideal time to make plans for the future or to judge who has your best interests at heart. Any opportunity that arrives at that time will be highly beneficial and you could attract good fortune with whatever you put into motion.
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