BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor and chef David Burtka was born in Dearborn, Mich., on this date in 1975. This birthday guy played the recurring role of Scooter on "How I Met Your Mother" and has guest-starred on episodes of "CSI: NY," "The West Wing" and "Crossing Jordan." He has since devoted his time to being a chef and appeared in the 2013 TV movie "Celebrity Dish" as well as on episodes of "Iron Chef America: The Series" and "Top Chef Masters."
ARIES (March 21-April 19): The saying goes that if you build a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door. You might not need to catch mice, but you can employ ingenuity on some other crucial project.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Your personal ambitions tempt you to reach for the stars, but you will be happier if you try to reach hearts. You will find plenty of support for your latest passion if you consider the needs of others first.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Bite down hard. Dig your teeth into your latest passion. You may feel you aren't getting anywhere, but you are like a miner chipping away at a hard surface. Eventually you will locate a vein of gold.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Pride yourself on versatility and originality, but don't take yourself too seriously. Your best work will evolve from being committed to seeing a task through to the end. Share a few secrets with someone.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): People are funny, so be armed with an arsenal of good humor. If you can't laugh at yourself first, then you have no business laughing at other people. Do your best when pressured to do your best.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Social butterflies flit from flower to flower. The problem is that people could be too busy to appreciate your grace and enthusiasm. Use your people skills and energies to empower family members.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): If you think that the sky is the limit, then you forgot that humans walked on the moon. These next few days could be an excellent time to set plans in motion or let your ambitions be your guide.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Remain unabashed about realizing your ambitions. This could be a great time to ask for a raise or to get your business plans off the ground, especially if they depend upon public acclaim.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): When the work is done, look for fun. Look for a valid excuse to escape from a high tension situation. Leave business and personal pressures behind; concentrate on exciting relationships at home.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Never settle for less than the very best. While appearing to do nothing you can work diligently behind the scenes to guarantee your future. Tap into a variety of creative ideas for the best success.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Your best work is done in quiet spots. Peaceful surroundings far away from the daily hustle and bustle will help you accept minor disappointments and appreciate the happy triumphs of the day.
IF MAY 29 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Your theme for the next few weeks is material success. Your ambitions will be stirred and you could make some excellent career advancement decisions. Make key financial decisions, too, while you are at your best. Get a vacation on the calendar for August while romance is in the air, and prepare to buckle down to some hard work and extra responsibilities in September, October and November. Not only will your ambitions be realized, but you will have extra opportunities for advancement.