ARIES (March 21-April 19) *** Use the morning to get some extra sleep or to lounge around reading your paper. A discussion about money seems inevitable.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) **** Use the morning to get together with loved ones. You might enjoy a leisurely brunch with family or friends. You often cater to others; cater to yourself now.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) *** You have had pressure put on you in the past few days. By midday, you’ll note a difference as to how you respond to friends’ invitations.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) *** Make a long-distance call in the morning. Responsibility could leave you wondering how to handle a loved one who has expectations of spending time with you.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** You can relate effectively to others in the morning. Those on the receiving end will enjoy hearing from you. Be careful with machinery.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** Make and return calls in the morning. A partner or dear loved one could have a surprise or a secret for you. What fun trying to coax it out of this person!

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) *** Finish a project in the morning, while you are still energetic. Later in the day, note a tendency to let a friend dictate plans.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** Your possessiveness could emerge and make you and others feel uncomfortable. Avoid a power play.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** You could be surprised by a loved one or a child in the afternoon. Be willing to let go of your defenses more often.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) *** You could be overwhelmed by the amount of calls you receive in the morning. You might decide to pull back and take some personal time this afternoon.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** Make sure that you can afford your plans. You might have made a purchase that you couldn’t resist, which might have messed up your budget.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** It is questionable whether you can be stopped when you give in to impulsiveness and a friend’s request. By afternoon, you might have second thoughts.

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