ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** You might come off as curt to people not used to your style. Pressure involving a commitment could be edging into your afternoon.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)*** Events could encourage you to detach. The more distanced you can be from hot situations, the better off you'll be.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** Your playfulness helps get you past a problem. Understand that others do not have your unique perspective and ability to laugh.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) *** Tension builds. You might wonder what is necessary to get past someone's controlling ways. Expect uproar.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** You might not like everything you are hearing, as there could be gossip mixed in. You will put all the interesting pieces of fiction on the back burner.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** Your mood and responsiveness could shift when dealing with others. You might want to indulge yourself a little. A friend will urge you on.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) *** Your feistiness might cause complications. You try so hard to be polite that you forget to honor your emotional undercurrents.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** If you note chaos going on, take off for a day trip to a spot where you feel far removed from your life.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** Go to a ballgame or somewhere you can surround yourself with people. Help a friend or loved one.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) **** Others will approach you in a very friendly manner. What you perceive might put you in a less-than-great mood.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** You might want to do something different from what you had planned. You could opt to take off with a loved one.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** Togetherness is the theme of your day. You might need to call others to have them join you.