The moon enters Taurus, and then less than an hour later, Mercury enters Virgo. It's time to come back down to earth. Just because something is reasonable doesn't make it correct, though today that will probably be the case. No need to look for hidden meanings or alternative methods; just do what needs doing in the way it was taught to you.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You'll be happy if you strike a fair compromise, but an overly accommodating decision will bring displeasure. If someone tells you that he is willing to meet you halfway, make sure you both know the actual distance between you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). There are invisible bonds between you and a certain someone, and these lines pulse with love today. Trust it while dealing with more tangible and practical issues that affect the relationship.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You will be better able to concentrate on what you're doing when you first work out why you're doing it. Write it out so you can remind yourself when you hit the more difficult parts of the job.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Should you let someone in on your secret thoughts and wishes? This really needs to be kept to the innermost sanctum of associations. Let people prove themselves to you before you're this intimate.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You'll run out of daylight before your plans are executed, but the night holds opportunity. One poet noted, "As the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Your vision is specific, and yet it will not benefit you to hold fast to uncompromising ways. Ask for input and really listen to it. Your work will be better when you let others influence it.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Whatever you are feeling, it will be important to express it, if not directly, then artistically or through physical work. Bottled-up feelings aren't good for you now, even if they happen to be very good feelings.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). People will be interested in what you do, but if you explain too much about it, you won't have the degree of privacy and independence you cherish. Keep the enigma going.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). If there's one thing that turns you off today, it's arrogance. You worked for what you have, but you don't believe that gives you the right to look down on those in a different position. Your humility will teach others.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You're a history buff, but even you have to admit history's main flaw: It repeats itself. If history was a fellow partygoer, you might avoid it after a few drinks. Today, you'll have no interest in visiting with it.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). It's a carrot-on-a-stick situation today. Is it possible to have what you want? One definition of impossibility: a temporary stage in the development of everything that was, is and ever will be.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You have your own way of reading the omens, and when you see the signs, you'll find they don't lie to you. Your interpretation today will be accurate, but just know that it's not the only interpretation that is.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 15). Slow down and enjoy this year. There will be gifts to unwrap each and every month. You'll be drawn to the glamour, bright lights and music of September. October will bring an exchange of ideas that leads to a new business and/or, for singles, a hot love affair. What you learn in November will help the whole family. Cancer and Pisces people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 20, 1, 14, 3 and 19.
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