ARIES (March 21-April 19) ** *** You will be able to straighten out a misunderstanding that could have been a problem. Communication flourishes. Make plans for a late lunch, or take the day off.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) *** Finally, you'll have the energy you have been wishing for. An emotional conversation could remind you to be more expressive than you have been lately.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) *** Before spending any more money on a particular venture, consider whether it really will pan out. Do some price comparisons. Be smart.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) *** You'll want to do your own thing, and you have the energy to complete an important task. Do not hold back, and know full well where you are heading with an issue.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** A meeting could set the tone for the day, as an intuitive response from a friend or an associate will warn you that there might be more going on than meets the eye.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** You know where you are heading and why. Expect a loved one to feel differently from how you do. Sometimes you can't seem to reach a compromise.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** You could be dealing with a touchy situation that involves a special person in your life. Realize that you will need to take a stand.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** Rest assured that you'll have the support you need as you pursue an unusual solution. You could be full of get-up-and-go.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** Others have a way of taking the lead, but you might decide to undermine them. The more gently you proceed, the better your success.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) **** It would be wise to put a little more time into a project. A partner could get upset if you're not free to join him or her. Understand that he or she really would like your company.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** Tap into your ingenuity to finish a project quickly. You might want to take the day off, or throw a party with friends. Your playful manner attracts many people.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) *** You will relax when you decide to find a way to eliminate some of the stress and tension around you. A partner would be only too happy to help you find the right path.

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