For Friday, Jan. 13
Those with birthdays today: You have creativity, luck and vitality on your team this year. Your only difficulty could be a tendency to run into misunderstandings. Learning to divert problems before they happen could be a strong source of satisfaction. Meeting and enjoying others happens naturally and points to success. If you are single, you'll meet many people from all walks of life. Whom you want around you might be the question. Get to know a potential significant other well before you plunge into a relationship. If you are attached, you'll find that fun seems to happen naturally, especially when you are out and about. Cancer has an unusual way of expressing his or her affection.
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)
**** Settle in and remain centered. Confusion could surround communication. Do your best to verify meetings and plans. Your understanding draws closeness and inspires others to reveal more. Tonight: Act like it's Friday.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
***** Others could be more scattered than you realize. Your ability to initiate strong decisions comes back in multiples. Others seek you out. Your popularity explodes. Plans change. Tonight: Hang out.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
*** Expenses could cause you to cut back or at least shake your head. Reveal more of yourself. Your ability to dive into a project and get others to chip in helps you get through many pending projects. Tonight: Do your Friday-night thing.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
***** Others might be confusing, saying one thing but doing another. Try to sort through the multitude of messages, or simply decide to do your own thing. Your magnetism radiates. Tonight: Whatever makes you happy.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
**** You might not appreciate the immediate confusion, but you can get past it. Don't take others' comments personally. If you can, you might want to stay home. Tonight: Vanish.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
**** When dealing with others, you need to confirm plans and messages. An element of confusion could run through the day. Emphasize what is important and don't focus on petty things. Tonight: Where the crowds are.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
*** Pressure builds, and you could feel stretched to the limit. Others often think you can handle more than you want to. On the other hand, you might want to put in some overtime or add to your lucre. Tonight: In the limelight.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
***** Your ability to sift through what is real and what is imaginary helps. Unexpected developments could have you smiling. Notice what isn't being said. Tonight: See your life differently.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
***** Work with others as if they are part of your team. Allow those around you to see more of the real you. Others get behind you and work harder as a result. Tonight: Quality time with someone important.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
***** Get ready for an onslaught of people and questions. Your popularity is high, and you head in new directions. Friendship plays a large role in wish fulfillment. Tonight: Happy with friends.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
**** Push to get as much done before the weekend as possible. You will feel much better wherever you are. Though you didn't instigate a project or venture, you accept responsibility. Tonight: What pleases you.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
***** Your imagination comes up with solutions when others cannot. Used creatively, this talent could make your work, personal life and other matters easy and more fun. Tonight: Romp to music. Enjoy.