ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** Others might be taken aback as you continue your jog down the path of surprises. You always have acted quickly, but not unpredictably.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ***** Listen to news more carefully. You might note others’ reactions. A sudden insight could be clouding your vision at the moment.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) *** Make a new purchase, but be sure to do some price comparison first. A friend could surprise you by joining you on an adventure.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** You know that you have a situation more under control than you originally thought you did. Relish the unexpected comment from someone you look up to.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) *** You’ll want to keep a low profile. You could opt for a lazy day at home and decide not to answer the phone.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ***** A close loved one might express surprise at a turn of events. Follow the crowds and hook up with mutual friends.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) *** Don’t assume that you won’t run into anyone, even if you are just going into the office to clear out some excess paperwork.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) **** You naturally might want to resist someone’s efforts to take control. Still, it might be easier to turn away and just let this person run the show.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** A loved one could be pushing his or her agenda hard. You easily might decide to venture in a new direction, as you could dislike the possibilities of continuing as you have been.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ***** Realize that you are not particularly vested in plans, and defer to others. Friends will be delighted to see you, and they might extend new invitations.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) *** You’ll want to slow down, but you have a lot to do. Call a family member to see how he or she is doing.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** When your imagination gets going, it will be difficult to stay grounded. You might decide to indulge a loved one.

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