For Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002. Those with birthdays today: Understanding helps you gain the prestige you desire. Sometimes you work way too hard. You will tend to spend far more than usual. Rope in your expenditures. If you are single, someone special enters your life in 2003. You just might decide this is the right person. If you are attached, your sweetie wants to become more a part of your life. Share your day-to-day happenings more frequently. Pisces works well with you.

The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

Aries (March 21-April 19)

  • A partner makes an effort that could overwhelm you. You discover that your perspective could be renewed as a result. Tonight: Take some dreamtime.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

  • You might be taken aback by what someone else does. If you can stay at home and work, do so. Much revolves around the home front. Tonight: Time to ask for what you want.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

  • Others look to you for answers. You could be overwhelmed and delighted by what drops in your lap. Consider your options more carefully. Tonight: In the limelight.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

  • Be sensitive to a special opportunity that might not reoccur. Determine limits that surround your finances. You might want to overextend yourself. Tonight: Play away.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

  • You will tend to go overboard right now. A close friend or loved one knows just how to lure you into an adventure. Clean up your desk before you scatter out the door. Tonight: Enjoy a loved one.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

  • Others seek you out. Wherever you are, someone manages to put a smile on your face. Share a heart-warming experience with someone you care about. Tonight: Say “yes.”

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

  • While others seem frisky and playful, you also see what must be done. Listen well to someone you adore who cares a lot about you. Tonight: Just don’t stress yourself out.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

  • You express unusual creativity. Ask for what you want, both professionally and emotionally. Worry less about finances for now. Tonight: Start thinking “weekend.”

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

  • You might be a bit out of sorts with others, who might be unusually joyful or silly. Dig in and focus on what you can get done, perhaps without others’ cooperation. Tonight: Mosey on home.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

  • Someone else makes an effort toward you. A partner or associate makes you an offer that you might believe is too good to be true. Pinch yourself and then say “yes.” Tonight: Go along with another’s overture.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

  • Let go of a need to have things your way. A boss might be willing to cut you a little slack. Discuss what you need in order to increase your job performance. Tonight: A must show.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

  • Others seek you out. Your ability to see the big picture helps you move a key project. Establish better ground rules concerning your work. Say “no” once in a while. Tonight: What would make the Fish happy?