BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Amanda Plummer was born in New York City on this date in 1957. This birthday gal is a veteran character actress who has had memorable roles in films such as "Needful Things," "Pet Sematary" and "Pulp Fiction." She won an Emmy for a guest appearance on "Law & Order: SVU" in 2005 and she previously earned an Emmy nomination for a guest role on "L.A. Law."
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You are out of practice. You could be tempted to celebrate the first week of spring too enthusiastically. Curb an appetite for rich foods and wasteful spending. A long walk will help get you back in shape.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A Nervous Nellie needs to be nicer. Those in close connection may seem willing to take big gambles with cash that make you panicky. Remain cool and reasonable and avoid making careless remarks.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Keep that upper lip stiff. It might seem that family issues are at variance with your career goals. A close companion might appear to coerce you into doing something at odds with your principles.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You don't have to quit just because you have been outwitted. You might overreact to what appears to you to be underhanded maneuvering. In reality, your secrets are completely safe unless you blurt them out.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): It isn't wise to offer gifts or bribes. As The Beatles said, you "Can't buy me love." In the same vein, you can't purchase someone's allegiance or ensure success in a business deal through sheer bravado.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Bridge-burning may leave you on the wrong side of the river without a paddle -- or a canoe. It is tempting to make sweeping statements and gestures, but you should tone down your rhetoric.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Misunderstandings thrive in the fertile ground of obsession. If you are overly focused on just one thing, you are unable to hear opportunities knocking on your door or might ignore a loved one's needs.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): The burden you must bear just became lighter. You may become aware that an obstacle to one of your secret goals has recently been removed. A financial obligation is on the verge of being eradicated.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): It is best to tread water until you have better tested the waters. You could seem obsessed on having your way and alienate your supporters. Do not begin any publicity campaigns or new business.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Your charm and beaming personality can draw others toward you like moths to a flame, but those moths may want to chew your clothes. Avoid signing agreements and making impulsive purchases.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Place emphasis on healthy, physical exercise and bypass expensive shopping expeditions. Walk through the mall only to check the window displays. You don't have as much spare cash as you think.
IF MARCH 23 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You know how to really fly high this year. You will have many opportunities to change your perspective as well as your circumstances. Things that are of great importance to you may change -- perhaps the kids go off to college or you get a new boss. In August and early September, your talents and charms are more obvious than usual, so this is a good time to land a promotion or find Mr. or Ms. Right. You might not be ready to settle down into humdrum routines this year but you will an opportunity to improve your circumstances and be able to make sound decisions for the future in September.
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