Aries (March 21-April 19): You like sweet people but appreciate them best if they have enough spice to surprise you. Today, an unanticipated comment sends you sailing on gales of laughter.
Taurus (April 20-May 20): Though you like to know what the plan is, you also enjoy getting up and taking off on the spur of the moment.
Gemini (May 21-June 21): Today your personality will split in more than two directions. You will be many wonderful people rolled into one.
Cancer (June 22-July 22): You are exceptionally lucky when you show your concern for others or your appreciation in a tangible way.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): Make time for a needy person. As you do this, you'll find that the minutes stretch to accommodate what you need to get done.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Your taste is excellent, and your friends and colleagues know it. That's why they consult with you on their projects, outfits and parties.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): People will surprise you. Ask the right question and a conversation springs to life. Let your curiosity lead the way.
Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): Financial issues can be handled quickly and painlessly now. If you wait another week, things are trickier.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You may wonder why people who appear to be much less talented than you seem to be making more money. Study the other things they have going for them.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): There is so much you are expecting yourself to do that you may begin to feel slightly resentful. Remember, you're the one who made up this to-do list — you can change it.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You'll take steps to establish your position at the top of the totem pole. This won't happen overnight, but it will happen if you continue making an effort.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): There was a time when it would have embarrassed you to have people pointing out your strengths, but you're ready for the attention now.
Today's birthday (Nov. 2): This month, you'll come out on top in a competitive situation. You'll enjoy the work that comes your way in December. Greater financial security will be yours in January. March brings a vacation and a happy change in your domestic scene. Leo and Gemini people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 7, 1, 24 and 28.
Holiday Mathis writes for Creators Syndicate Inc.
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