ARIES (March 21-April 19). Whatever your age, you'll feel there's a ship that has sailed and you forgot to board. Stranger things have happened.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). There is a goal you've had on the books for what seems like forever. In spite of many failed attempts, it's still there.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). You wouldn't treat a loved one as though he or she was a hired hand, and yet you may feel that someone else is treating you this way.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). You push yourself hard. Someone around you will push you, too. In fact, you count on this person to do so.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). When you need help, whom do you think of first? That lineup is about to change as you realize that there are other people who could be of great assistance to you.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Increase your visibility. You cannot influence others if they don't know about you.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You are picky. You won't spend your time with just anyone. You will, however, give each person you meet ample chance.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You'll meet someone new and instantly feel like you already know this person.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Though there is not a built-in reward system for the kind of work you are doing today, it certainly deserves some kind of acknowledgement.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Get beyond the material, especially in regard to what and whom you can attract.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You can now talk around the one who once had you tongue-tied. In fact, you give your thoughts just the right words, and right away others understand.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). The day brings bits of psychic magic. You think something, and another person reacts to the thought.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 6). There is a rebellious spirit in you. Should you buck the system or work with the authoritative powers around you in order to achieve your goals? You will try it different ways to suit the situation. Someone pursues you this month. Next month it is you doing the chasing. There's a big win in January and June. Scorpio and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 50, 2, 40, 21 and 17.

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