BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Kaitlin Olson was born in Tigard, Ore., on this day in 1975. This birthday gal has starred as Dee Reynolds on "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" since 2005. She's also played recurring roles on "The Riches," "The Drew Carey Show" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Olson's film credits include "Leap Year," "Weather Girl" and "Coyote Ugly."
ARIES (March 21-April 19): Take the money and run. You might feel like the gangster of love to someone who feels it necessary to pay you off with gifts or treats. You aren't stealing whatever is given freely and without strings attached.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Give as good as you get. When things run smoothly, you can be sure you are on the right path. It is flattering to have someone pay homage to your romantic prowess by offering you a token of esteem.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Honesty is a good policy. Don't promise to donate more than you can afford. Social outings might cost a little more than anticipated. Relationships run smoothly when all parties cooperate and chip in.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): If you do your best, you might receive a bonus or reward for a job well done. A social situation may require much tact and diplomacy. Remember if you can't say anything good, say nothing at all.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Fly like an eagle even if time keeps slipping into the future. You can reach new heights effortlessly even if you must defer some rewards. Seek every opportunity to excel at your career or business.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Even when you do nothing, you have made a choice to do something. Major purchases or investments might be put on the back burner because you can't see a good reason to put ideals on the line.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): If you remain sincere, all mix-ups clear up. Cynics fool themselves into thinking they have all bases covered. Don't put yourself in a position where craftiness is the cause of your undoing.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): When the gauntlet is flung, simply pick it up, dust it off and apologize. A knight in shining armor offers cosmic protection. Those who have not been acting in your best interest will fall by the wayside.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Earn merit badges for mastering sincerity. If you make a pledge or a promise, you will be expected to fulfill it faithfully. Confidently accept assurances, offers and flattery at face value.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): To be sure of your strengths, you must first face your weaknesses. You can bluff at the right time and bet on the winning hand. Make your needs known and scoop up the pot at the end of the game.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Live with the consequences without paying a penalty. Spontaneous acts of kindness that spring from the heart may be all it takes to fix a misunderstanding, heal a rift or repair a besieged romance.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Save face. You may need to cover up when naked ambition is showing. If you must jockey for position or forcefully make a point, you might prevail, but you need to do it with diplomacy, style and grace.
IF AUGUST 18 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Your ambitions have every chance to become a reality in the year ahead, but it is best to set plans in motion or formulate a viable game plan in late September when your judgment and vision is enhanced. Both late September and late February are highlighted as times when significant opportunities can come your way and when you can make progress on both the material and spiritual planes. You must remain vigilant in January when you could be led on a romantic or financial wild goose chase. You may be so distracted by the new carrot that is offered that you could wander off course. Don't ignore your responsibilities or evade obligations. Next March you will do better with business than with pleasure.
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