ARIES (March 21-April 19) ***** Use the morning for handling any important matters. By the afternoon, you might want to take off for a fun summer weekend or a get-together.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) **** You might decide to head in a direction that is different from a dear friend. This person could be difficult. Just give him or her some space.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** You might want to move past a problem, and you will — especially if this matter is handled in the morning.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** You might feel as if you must complete what someone else has left unfinished. Once you have done what is necessary, get into the weekend spirit.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** If you can take off from your routine, do. You might opt to go on a drive to your favorite getaway. Communication seems to flourish.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** You understand much more than you let on. Your detached demeanor could emerge, and you could choose to discuss your perspective.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** Others might not be aware they are testing your limits. Be willing to listen. You will discuss the issue, but if someone pushes you too far, you are likely to explode.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** Get as much done as possible in the morning. Later in the day, others are likely to seek you out. Take a look at your long-term goals.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** You might want to reach out to someone, but you must handle certain tasks first. You could feel concerned about an authority figure.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) *** You might be slow to get started. Once you get going, others will pick up on your energy. Consider how you can get everything done that is needed.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) *** Get on the phone quickly and return calls. Move meetings to the morning if possible. You will want some thinking time before the weekend.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** Reach out to a friend, but refuse to get hung up on details. Don’t push a relative or neighbor too far, as this person could be a little ornery.

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