For Sunday, Aug. 22, 2004. Those with birthdays today: Give others the benefit of the doubt, and everyone will gain. Don't be naive, but be understanding. You have the ability to see the positive side of whatever might happen. Share this gift with others. As a result, you will benefit financially and emotionally. You make strong decisions and follow through with the needed endurance. If you are single, you could meet someone very important to your life's history in the next few months. If you are attached, you can enhance your bond in the following months. Note a tendency to be possessive. SCORPIO chats openly 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)
- *** Dig right in and get a project done. You can ask for the help of others, and get extra time with family and friends, too. Make this a perfect day of relaxation and visiting. Tonight: Make time for a loved one.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
- **** Others greet you with very playful suggestions. Your biggest issue is deciding which invitation to take. Or perhaps you might squeeze in more than one happening or merge two events. Tonight: Heat up the night.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
- *** Read Aries for a hint on how to make the most of your day. You also might enjoy staying closer to home, where you can entertain in the style you most enjoy. Use caution with how much you spend. Tonight: Make it an early night.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
- **** You're up for playfulness and fun. You have no reason to stop or to do something differently. Let your hair down, or do whatever you need to do to transform yourself into a party animal. Tonight: Be a live wire.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
- ** Use your home as your palace to greet people and help them enjoy one of the last Sundays of August. Bring others together for a celebration, and encourage your guests to bring a favorite dish. Tonight: Close to home.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
- **** Speak your mind loud and clear, but choose your words with care. How you say what you think could make a big difference in its reception. Share more with a difficult friend. Tonight: Favorite spot.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
- ** Your intuition helps you make the right decision, especially regarding finances. You might want to go more than halfway with an older relative or friend. You have good instincts. Tonight: Your treat.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
- *** Use your smile and magnetism to carry others to a happier and more upbeat level. Friends gather and celebrate. You might not want to change your plans, but you will. Be where the action is. Tonight: All smiles.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
- ** Follow your needs and instincts once more. Do whatever you need to do to relax and get extra time to yourself. You don't always need to give so much of yourself. Tonight: Get some extra sleep. You will need it soon!
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
- *** Your friends are easier to handle than those who are closer to you, who could be demanding and challenging. Think in terms of getting together with friends and swapping stories. Tonight: Lose your watch.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
- *** You might demand more from others than you realize. Be willing to step back and look at what you are asking and the tone you are using. A partner gives you feedback. Tonight: Make special time for a favorite friend.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
- **** Split; hop in the car and visit someone at a distance. A change in scenery refreshes you but also helps give you a different perspective on a partnership. We all tend to be one-sided. Tonight: Stay up late.