Moon Alert

Avoid shopping and big decisions until 6:30 PM EST today. After that the moon moves from Cancer into Leo.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

You might be surprised because friends or members of a group might stage an impromptu get together. Something unexpected will occur, most likely with friends and possibly with children. Stay light on your feet so that you can maneuver today's changing activities.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

This is an exciting day full of all kinds of possibilities. Don't hesitate to approach authority figures - bosses, parents and VIPs - because the outcome might surprise you. Ask for whatever you want because you just might get it. Hope for a miracle.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Sudden opportunities to travel might fall in your lap today. And they could be grand! It's possible that existing travel opportunities will change or suffer detours and delays; but more likely, something wonderful and unexpected will occur. Great day to explore your world!

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Something to do with the wealth and resources of others or shared property will be the source of a surprise for you today. You might inherit or receive a gift or an enormous favour from someone. It appears you can benefit in a wonderful, surprising way. Keep your pockets open.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

A friend or partner will surprise you today by saying or doing something unexpected. You might meet someone new who is a real character. Possibly, you will be surprised by someone's generosity or their amazing eccentricity. Who knows? (The Shadow knows.)

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You might get a new job today or discover something unusual and exciting that is work-related. New high-tech equipment might be part of the scene. Coworkers or avant-garde people might also amaze you. This is not a boring day!

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Love at first sight might take place for some of you today. Spontaneous invitations to party or attend sports events are likely. Children might also be the source of a surprise; however, it's also an accident-prone day for your kids so be vigilant. Stay light on your feet.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

A family member might have surprising news today. Or perhaps an impromptu event will take place at home because something to do with your private life is suddenly filled with action and news. You might have to repair something in an unusual way.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

This is an amazing day for writers, teachers and actors because your mind is full of bright, clever, original ideas. These ideas could lead to impulsive short trips and unusual conversations with fascinating people. Today is full of all kinds of potential and possibilities.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You might dream up wonderful moneymaking ideas today. You might also have an opportunity for a new job or chances to talk to people about future financial possibilities. Since opportunities swirl around you, think of how to use them.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is full of excitement as you make new discoveries and encounter new people. Whatever happens, it will be a break from your usual routine. Fresh ideas will excite you. People you meet will be different and stimulating. High-tech equipment might be in the picture.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

You want to study certain subjects today to gain new insights about life - mathematics, science, technology, astrology or the occult. You feel restless today because you want to explore new avenues of thought. Someone might act like a teacher to you or vice versa.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actor Javier Bardem (1969) shares your birthday today. You like to enjoy life in the moment. You are creative and artistic and care about your appearance. Nevertheless, you also have a practical business-like side. This year you will face a major decision. Save your money in the first half of the year and cut down on overhead expenses because this will help you later in the year. Your integrity and patience will be tested.