For Monday, Oct. 17:
This year you visualize idea after idea. You also will want to share many of them. You are serious-minded and direct. Someone adds to your bounce and strength. If you are single, many potential mates appear. Take your time making the right choice. Cancer pushes you into the limelight.
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)
•••• Think before you make a quick retort. A partner or associate could be overly serious and somewhat closed down. Tonight: Chat up a storm at home.
Taurus (April 20-May 20)
••• Be aware of how much you give. Money isn’t the only form of exchange. You offer a lot. Others appreciate what you give. Tonight: Only what you want.
Gemini (May 21-June 20)
••••• Never underestimate your brightness and willingness to find new ideas and solutions. Tonight: As you like it.
Cancer (June 21-July 22)
••• Take your time with problems. Do all the brainstorming and thinking you need to, but make your decision this evening or afterward. Tonight: You’re coming into your own.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)
•••• Use the daylight hours for what is close to your heart. Curb a tendency to scatter yourself. Tonight: Play it low-key.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
•••• Others listen to your suggestions; although the concepts more than the details ring true for them. Your ability to translate your ideas into a practical plan comes forward. Tonight: Whatever makes you happy, as long as you aren’t alone.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
•••• Keep reaching out for others and more information — hop on the Internet. Information, not bias, is critical to making good choices. Tonight: Until the wee hours.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
••••• Remain receptive to a partner or friend. This person can come up with one idea after the other. Tonight: Imagine staying close to home.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
••••• Understand your liability when dealing with a neighbor who often confuses your meaning. You might need to clarify. Tonight: Share with a friend or loved one.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
••• Pace yourself during the day. You only have so much energy. Your attention often goes to a loved one or child who keeps popping into your day. Tonight: Return a call. Call a friend. Then decide.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
•••• Your mind defines your existence, but today your imagination designs quite a set of possibilities. Please don’t wonder why others don’t see what you see. Tonight: Work out stress through a favorite pastime.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)
•••• You might feel that you cannot make headway where it counts. You could let frustration build or simply diversify, going where you can be effective right now. Tonight: Let your imagination choose!