ARIES (March 21-April 19) **** You could be more in the mood for Cinco de Mayo than some of your friends. By midafternoon, you will help a friend relax..

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) ***** Use the morning for any matter that is serious and that could demand an important conversation or two. Honor and respect your differences.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20) *** You might want to honor a change that is likely to make you feel a bit off-kilter. You could feel tense about a personal matter.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) **** Initiate an important conversation, but avoid any bilateral comments that would add to the present discomfort level. You have an opportunity to clear the air.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) **** You could be excited by news that heads your way. Ponder this information with a greater eye to success and change.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) **** Friends play a significant role in your plans. You’ll have a lot to deal with when speaking to a key loved one or associate.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) **** Defer to someone else, and remain open to the possibilities. You will discover the limitations of staying locked in a certain situation.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) *** Return calls in the morning. You could hear some interesting information or gossip.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) **** You have a way of bringing out the best in people, no matter what goes down. You could see a situation in a totally new light after a conversation.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) **** You’ll want to relate more directly to a loved one than you have been able to in the past. Seize an opportunity to open up a conversation, and listen to feedback.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) **** Listen to news that comes from a parent or loved one. You might want to visit with someone at a distance and just enjoy life.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) **** Examine what is going on in your immediate circle. You will want to have a conversation with a child or loved one as a result.

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