It may feel as though we are looking ahead at yesterday. The difference between progression and regression is arguable on the first full day of Mercury’s retrograde in Sagittarius. And with Mercury within a one-degree orb of the trine position to Uranus, the difference between good luck and bad luck might also be undetectable.
ARIES (March 21-April 19). You don’t require that people agree with you, but if they are to remain in your good graces, they must at least give you a respectful quality of attention while you argue your point.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You have two equally glamorous options tonight. You’ll be torn between showing up on the scene in all your glory and lounging on the couch in your pajamas. Both ways bring good fortune, so you can’t go wrong.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). There’s a learning curve to everything, even love. Do not assume you already know all there is to know about another person. Ask new questions, and stay observant.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Your talent is a unique treasure. Trying to fit your gift into someone else’s mold would be unwise and counterproductive. Also, resist making comparisons or putting yourself through unnecessary tests.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). If you’re unmotivated, it may not be your fault. Blame your environment. Then make the effort to arrange, clean and decorate your space to maximize its potential to inspire you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Though your intellect is among the most disciplined around, the backward motion of your guiding planet could have you doubting yourself. Hold on. Tomorrow’s moon will bolster your confidence once more.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Love is not always a “many-splendored thing” as the old song title suggests. Sometimes love is a mottled mess in need of the kind of attention that only those who truly love each other would bother to give.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You’ll spend time on secretive efforts. The fact that no one knows makes your efforts all the more sweet. You are like a tree, hiding the intricate lace of your beautiful roots under the ground.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). You would be surprised to know who thinks of you throughout the day and in the magic moments before sleep. Someone awaits your warm smile, so do not show up blank-faced.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). When things are difficult for someone you care about, you hurt, too. But there is something you like about this pain. It’s a mending pain that pulls you closer together with your loved ones.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). Overworking might fatten your bank account, but it will do nothing for your wealth. Your true riches grow luxuriantly as you spend long stretches of time with loved ones.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). Whether changing your life or changing your mind, change of any size will be good for you now. Tonight, follow your highly developed intuitive sense to a strange but wonderful situation.
TODAY’S BIRTHDAY. Bounty will befall you, so take it with a smile. You’ve been generous with those who needed your help in the past, and now it comes full circle. One relationship takes up more of your time in the next seven weeks. A new development at the end of December improves your living arrangement. February brings travel. Cancer and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 14, 34, 20 and 16.
ASTROLOGICAL QUESTIONS: “I have a disturbing recurring dream about my girlfriend. I dream that I’m in a wooded area, and I find her living there in a cave. I try to get her to come with me, but she says that we can only be together in the woods. Then I notice that she has a tail. Sometimes the tail is fluffy, and sometimes it’s more like a switch. Anyway, I haven’t told my girlfriend about these dreams, but I’m worried that they are telling me something negative about her, because in the dream, I feel like I have to get away from her. I’m a Scorpio, and my girlfriend is a Taurus.”
A recurring dream is one tool your subconscious uses to get your attention, intuitive Scorpio. Since the emotion of a dream is one of your best interpretive clues, I gather that going deeper into the “woods” of this relationship is frightening to you on some level. As for your Taurus’ tail, was it like a cow tail or a fox tail? Investigate the mythological creature called a Huldra for further clues. She is beautiful and seductive, though she hides a cow (or fox) tail and usually has disruptive intentions.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Indie film princess Parker Posey is currently working on a film project with Nicole Kidman and Tim Roth about former Hollywood star Grace Kelly. This versatile Scorpio actress, born when the sun, Mercury and Neptune were all in Scorpio and the moon was in quick-witted Gemini, regularly improvises with comedy superstars in the mockumentaries of Christopher Guest.
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