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FOR RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
The moon moves from Scorpio to Sagittarius, shifting our perspective in and out like a high-powered zoom lens. Those who have had trouble seeing the forest for the trees will now have such mental and visual flexibility, they will see the forest, the trees, the bugs on the trees and the continent on which the forest grows — all with sparkling clarity.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). There will be progress on the relationship front. You recognize the value others bring to your life, and you know how important it is to keep good people around you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Your creative and intellectual powers will be highlighted. You could be responsible for beginning a tradition or inventing something that will be of great use to your loved ones for years to come.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You'll be an excellent judge of just how another person would most like to be acknowledged. You will show your appreciation in a purposeful manner, either in public, in private or in writing.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). You'll know you're surrounded by good people when you find yourself thinking of them when they are not around. You'll look forward to seeing them again and will enjoy making plans to do so.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You will feel a strong connection to a fellow fire sign (Aries or Sagittarius), and you will be enriched by what you give to this person. Offer your support, share information and be a good listener.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You will be instrumental in helping another person to grow. You'll connect this person to people and projects that are out of the ordinary. You'll build links and a strong sense of community.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You'll actively seek new input from the world. For a certain time frame, you'll open the floor to anyone who wants to communicate with you. Think about what you want to learn and the teacher will appear.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). The more fun you have, the more creative you'll be. Also, the energy and productivity of a group will be stimulated by the spirit of levity you perpetuate with your lively antics.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). People stay where they are when they feel a strong sense of connection with the others in that place. You'll do what you can to strengthen the bonds between yourself and the people you love.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You print your energy on everything you touch.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You'll put yourself out there for those you love. Family affairs may not be so simple to sort out, but your willingness to continue working toward a solution is what really matters.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). If you're tired, you'll also be sensitive and too easily disillusioned. So get plenty of sleep. Your faith in others will be restored along with your energy levels.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Jan. 18). You'll be a dynamo over the next 10 weeks as you advance projects that have to do with writing, speaking and selling. The work you do and the shrewdness of your choices will help you make a considerable and favorable difference in your financial picture. Friends connect you with love and money in June. Gemini and Pisces adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 2, 12, 3, 15 and 19.
TAURUS YEAR AT A GLANCE 2012:
JANUARY: The topic of money will become an increasingly comfortable one for you as Jupiter broadens your horizons. FEBRUARY: New friendships will be the spice of life. For singles this could develop into something deeper on Valentine's Day. MARCH: Venus and Jupiter align to rev up your internal attraction magnet. APRIL: Venus leaves your sign, but lucky Jupiter hangs in there to distract you from financial developments. MAY: You'll be restless, so make travel plans. The wildest adventures will be the ones just outside of your home base. JUNE: Jupiter leaving your sign will inspire you to get back to basics and handle domestic issues. JULY: You'll be proud of the leaps of experience and maturity you gain over the course of the month. AUGUST: Show initiative. Profits come from being the first to make a move. SEPTEMBER: Uranus and Pluto will inspire you to fight for what's yours. OCTOBER: You'll learn the old way of doing things, and then use your critical, creative mind to improve on the method. NOVEMBER: Loved ones will acknowledge all you've given them in the past and shower you with attention. DECEMBER: Your responsibilities will change and so will your compensation.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Carey Grant was one of the 20th century's most famous entertainers, still much beloved and often referenced for his timeless sense of style. Last year, his daughter released a widely acclaimed book about her father 25 years after his death. Grant was born when the Sun and Mercury were in classy Capricorn and Venus; Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune were in sophisticated Sagittarius.
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