BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Jane Adams was born in Washington, D.C., today in 1965. This birthday gal currently stars on the series "Hung," a role that has earned her a Golden Globe nomination. She played the recurring role of Dr. Mel Karnofsky on "Frasier" and very early in her career had a recurring role on "Family Ties." On stage, Adams won a Tony award for her performance in the Broadway production of "An Inspector Calls."
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Remain politically correct. Sweep away unnecessary debris in your closets, your mind or in your social life. Commit to making desirable changes without aggravating or alienating your allies and partners.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): A problem might be turned into an asset. By concentrating on being a team player and by being willing to compromise, you can shift opinions. The boss might be a perfectionist, but you can be humble.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Even hard-boiled eggs can crack under pressure. Just because you think that you are tough-minded doesn't make you immune to the demands of a picky person. An opportunity could have a drawback.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): You may be challenged to deal with people who are highly competitive. Snap decisions and judgments that you make now might slow you down later. Do not make a financial commitment or a loan.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Brim over with excellent ideas. Gather fresh perspectives by reading the newspaper, a blog, or talking over your plans with a friend. Don't ignore problems from the past or overlook lingering obligations.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Knock-knock! Who's there? You might experience demands on your wallet and one might be an opportunity in disguise. But there is a good chance that there is an unpleasant request from the past, too.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): The ties that bind could also gag. You should avoid signing contracts or entering into agreements for the next several days. Pass up an opportunity to go on a blind date that could create a controversy.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Perform as promised. Nip problems in the bud before they can grow any bigger by doing what you promised to do. You may be assured that there is no problem, but someone might change their tune.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Do something good for your own good. Be generous towards people who need help or hook up with people who can inspire you to do big things. Today's feel-good atmosphere can heal old wounds.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Necessity is often the mother of invention, but might be the father of education. Start a new course of study. Right now, you can gather helpful information that will prevent a calamity
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): The carrot and the stick might distract you from the pitfall. Like Pavlov's dog, you might be conditioned to act in certain ways. Fight against ingrained responses to stimuli and think for yourself.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Act in haste, repent at leisure. You may feel the urge to jump into action with something merely to prove your ability to act independently. You would be wise to avoid anything that could offend others.
IF APRIL 1 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: The future looks rosy from where you stand today. Your popularity is higher than usual, so the next several weeks are a good time to meet, greet and impress prospective employers or potential romantic partners. Issues from the past could cause setbacks in May and July, however, so be prepared to keep your nose to the grindstone and avoid taking on any additional obligations that are not entirely necessary. In September you might be able to charm your way to the top, and the end of the year could bring a permanent improvement in circumstances or a release from restrictions.
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