Today’s Birthday (05/21/18). Your health, fitness and work are in expansion mode this year. Financial discipline grows your family accounts. A little goes a long way. This summer gets lucrative before your educational journey shifts course and networking opens new possibilities. Collaborate for family profit. Pull together.
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Aries (March 21-April 19) — Today is a 7 — Communications seem energized this month under the Gemini Sun. Balance intellectual with physical work. Exercise keeps your mind sharp. Get the word out.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — This month could get especially lucrative. Your team provides integral support. Have fun with friends and family over the next two days.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — The Sun in your sign gives you an advantage. With power comes responsibility. What difference will you make? Avoid bragging. Let the results speak.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is a 6 — Complete projects to clear space this month. Check jobs off your lists until mid-June. Take breaks to avoid burnout. Reflect, and consider past and future.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 9 — Don’t take everything on alone. Collaborate with your team this month. Provide leadership by playing your part to the best of your ability.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — Expand your professional influence this month. Focus on career opportunities. Don’t take risks yet. You might not see the whole picture. Pay close attention.
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Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Explore new territory and possibilities this month. Travel beckons, although costs may be higher than expected. Your ability to compromise comes in handy.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — Team projects go well today and tomorrow. Dedicate extra attention to shared financial growth this month. Overcome an old worry by improving your skills.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is an 8 — Share your appreciation and gratitude with loved ones. Partnership is key this month. Don’t take anyone for granted. Collaboration flowers. Exercise energizes you.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — Get out and walk in the sunshine. Insights burst into awareness. Your health, fitness and work seem energized. Travels and investigations require sensible shoes.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Contribute to shared finances today and tomorrow. Generate romance and passion this month under the Gemini Sun. Your intuition and creativity flower. Express your heart.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is an 8 — Put in extra effort for family and household matters over the next four weeks. Align on what’s needed and what to spend with your partner.
Celebrity birthdays: Rhythm-and-blues singer Ron Isley (The Isley Brothers) is 77. Rock musician Hilton Valentine (The Animals) is 75. Musician Bill Champlin is 71. Singer Leo Sayer is 70. Actress Carol Potter is 70. Former Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., is 67. Actor Mr. T is 66. Music producer Stan Lynch is 63. Actor Judge Reinhold is 61. Actor-director Nick Cassavetes is 59. Actor Brent Briscoe is 57. Actress Lisa Edelstein is 52. Actress Fairuza Balk is 44. Rock singer-musician Mikel Jollett (Airborne Toxic Event) is 44. Rapper Havoc (Mobb Deep) is 44. Rock musician Tony LoGerfo (Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real) is 35. Actor Sunkrish Bala is 34. Actor David Ajala is 32. Actress Ashlie Brillault is 31. Country singer Cody Johnson is 31. Actor Scott Leavenworth is 28. Actress Sarah Ramos is 27.
Thought for Today: “If you want to be free, there is but one way; it is to guarantee an equally full measure of liberty to all your neighbors. There is no other.” — Carl Schurz, American politician (1829-1906)