ARIES (March 21-April 19) ***** Others count on you to make a difference. You'll come up with plans that will allow people to express themselves. Your sense of humor comes across.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) *** You love to relax at home. Your sense of how things should be done comes through when throwing a party or other social event. You smile, and others do as well.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) **** Partake in the old art of swapping jokes. Start sharing more, and others will respond in kind. Keep asking a shy person questions about his or her life.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) *** You indulge others with your generous nature, but you don't have to buy others' affection. Vary your expressions of caring. Don't forget to indulge yourself a little.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** You draw many people toward you. Listen to news more openly. Someone you care about knows how to get your attention. Let this person infuse more excitement into plans.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** You'll relate to a partner directly in order to understand his or her bottom line. In this conversation, a mutual understanding will develop that will allow you to grow.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** Zero in on your priorities, and you could gain a sense of your immediate circle. Where you believed there was an understanding, you might discover the opposite.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) *** Toss yourself into a fun project, but understand when you have had enough. Someone quite close to you might express intense compassion through his or her actions.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** Your possibilities need updating. The status quo is subject to change and you would rather have it occur randomly than decide what needs modernizing.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) *** You will enjoy spending the day with a special person in your life. The more you do this, the stronger your bond will be. You will feed off each other's energy.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) *** You will enjoy the characters in your life. Ask for a break, or try to do something by yourself. You will have a lot to reflect on. Make your decision accordingly.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** You know how to spice up the moment. Someone comes forward who wants your advice. There could be much more of a relationship than what exists between you.

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