BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Carrie Preston was born in Macon, Ga., today in 1967. This birthday gal has starred as Arlene Fowler on "True Blood" since 2008. She also appears in recurring roles on "The Good Wife" and "Person of Interest" and has guest-starred on episodes of "Royal Pains," "Law and Order: SVU," and "Private Practice." Preston's film work includes "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," "The Legend of Bagger Vance," and "Mercury Rising."
ARIES (Mar 21-Apr. 19): Start your engines. Minor distractions are behind you, so you may have a clear road ahead for initiating any worthy project. Strengthen the bonds of relationships by discussing or launching joint plans.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): No matter how much you must hustle today find a quiet moment to contemplate and re-evaluate long-term goals. A loved one may be in the mood for lighthearted banter with an eye toward romance.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Start the summer off with a series of social activities. This is a good time to mingle with like-minded people in group settings. You could join a book club or take out a pool membership.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You may view the cup as half full rather than half empty. Take advantage of new opportunities and you'll find your cup filled to the brim. A good deed may have unforeseen consequences.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Demonstrate generosity and donate to charities in private, but offer praise and thanks in public. When the doors that ambitions knocked on start to open, it's time to offer thanks to the person with the key.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22.): The first day of summer might heat up your desires. Members of the opposite sex might prefer to engage in a friendship initially, even though your heart yearns for love-at-first sight.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You'll make the most headway by being conservative and cooperative. You may be less competitive than usual because you're focused on being tolerant toward those who are generous and aboveboard.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Count your blessings. Set your sights on having an adventurous summer weekend. To celebrate the first weekend of summer, you might enjoy travel to local sights or some outdoor team sports.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Let bygones remain bygones. Some people may oppose your desire to remain independent or refuse to bend when you apply pressure to effect a change. Accept things just as they are.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your viewpoint is changing, so be poised to make adjustments. Partners will be enthusiastic and quickly take action if you agree to put joint plans, projects and ideas into motion.
PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20): Seek serenity. Carve out an oasis of peace and tranquility by surrounding yourself with reliable, trustworthy companions. The upcoming weekend is a time for amorous adventures.
IF JUNE 21 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Your leadership abilities are at the forefront during the next few weeks, so aim high and you'll reach your goals. This is a fortunate time when you can receive sound advice, receive recognition, and set plans into motion with the best expectation of success. People who have your best interests at heart draw closer and you'll be able to make lasting improvements. The first half of September is a great time to make financial and material success a priority.