ARIES (March 21-April 19). New information sources, relationships and experiences will serve to expand your worldview. Knowing what is going on in other places will give you ideas about what to do in your corner of the globe.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Because of your disciplined command, your vessel will take you and your crew exactly where you intend to go.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Your agreement or disagreement will make all the difference in someone's plans. And if you can give your answer quickly, it will be better for all.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). Whether you sit down or sit up, the result is the same. It doesn't matter how you come to a conclusion, only that you do.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You're like the star of a fairy tale now as you elude the monsters and dragons of the woods. Avoid candy houses and perfect apples, as well.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Self-defeating thoughts are worse than any external enemy could be. Get ahold of your mental patterns, and you'll have control of your life.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You'll show respect in the way you navigate the more crowded spaces. It may feel like you're the only one behaving with grace and manners, but others will take their cue from you.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You feel at home wherever you go today. Others are not so comfortable. You'll help someone who is hopelessly out of his or her element.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You know what they say about birds of a feather, and yet you won't be content to stay with your flock. You're driven to know the plight of eagles, owls, penguins and parrots, too.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You will not be outmatched by the surprises of life. The same situations that stress other people out make you feel calm and ready to rise to the challenge.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). The unexpected way things unfold today will make for a good story later. Keep a cool head.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Address the pressing issues quickly, but don't dwell there. Get back to what you planned for this day. Stay in charge of your time.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (May 15). You break out in some way this year. You don't feel constrained by prevailing attitudes and views, and you'll enjoy the look of surprise on people's faces caused by your unconventional choices. A group adventure in June leads to an interesting career development in July. August is your chance to change a family pattern. Capricorn and Gemini people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 12, 2, 22 and 35.

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