BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Krysten Ritter was born in Bloomsburg, Penn., today in 1981. This birthday gal starred in the TV series "Don't Trust the B---- In Apartment 23" and played recurring roles on "Breaking Bad," "Gravity" and "'Til Death." On the big screen, Ritter's film resume includes "Veronica Mars," "Vamps" and "She's Out Of My League." Prior to acting, Ritter began modeling at the age of 15.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): You could easily be swept off your feet when the mood is "off with the old and on with the new." A craving for excitement and secret fantasies could trigger a friendly flirtation. Expect ups and downs in love.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You may only have one goal to achieve, but it should be the best one possible. A lack of reasonable objectives may be the only stumbling block to success. Don't get lost in a fantasy world when the finish line is near.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Let the dough rise. There are some things that just can't be rushed, and if you're hoping for instant gratification you'll be disappointed. Anything worth having is worth waiting for, so you might need to wait.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): The dust may be stirred up, get in your eyes and obscure the truth. People think you're more talented than you really are, but likewise you might think someone else is better than he or she seems on the surface.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Bare your soul. This can be a good day to take steps to see your fondest dreams come true, or to wear your heart on your sleeve. You can take a chance and accept promises from others. Honesty is the key to success.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): It's always darkest before the dawn. You might be apprehensive about career prospects, your reputation, or garnering the boss's favor, but by next week you'll be reassured that your work ethic is appreciated.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Sometimes less is more. Clip a few coupons and put your extravagant ideas on the back burner for a few days. You'll feel better about obligatory gift giving if you take some time to get organized.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You can safely share your thoughts, as well as your assets. You know that "practice makes perfect" so don't be surprised if someone critiques your presentation or demands that you try just a little harder.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Gauge your influence. People will respond to your behavior and then provide trustworthy feedback. You'll be able to tell if you're going too far or not going far enough by other people's reactions.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Explore your inner fantasies without becoming lost in them. There could be problems that you refuse to see. You have lofty ambitions, but the top of the mountain could be veiled in clouds.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Wrap up the loose ends and tie them in a bow. Loved ones could disturb your peace and quiet, but it's all in good fun. You'll be happy to join in the horseplay once you get business and domestic chores completed.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Play the part of the passing psychologist. You might sparkle with intriguing insights into human behavior. Let an intuitive inner voice guide you towards wise choices and help others with their problems.
IF DECEMBER 16 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Make smart decisions about your career, your investments and end-of-the-year tax strategies during the next two to three weeks while your street smarts are keen. In January, as well as April, you may make new friends and may ride high on a wave of popularity. Intimate relationships can seem heavenly, but be sure to ask your friends if a beguiling new partner is really worthwhile in June. Next July may offer numerous opportunities for advancement and the most favorable time to make serious romantic or business commitments.
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