Horoscope: May 1

Aries (March 21-April 19): When you are comfortable, you make people laugh. If only you could be completely at ease with those you don’t know so well.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Someone is finding it difficult to capture your attention. You would be wise to tune in, because your awareness now will prevent problems.

Gemini (May 21-June 21): You’ll draw from your store of information for interesting contributions; however, it’s your overall congenial attitude that others will remember most.

Cancer (June 22-July 22): Stay relaxed as you make your requests of others. They will push themselves to make you smile. They want your approval.


Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): It’s more fun when things don’t go as expected. It gives you fodder for being friendly and for flirting too. You could have the best time just waiting around for people to get their act together.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll anticipate the needs of another person before they express those needs in words. And somehow you manage to do this without seeming overbearing.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): You’ve taken your idea through many action steps, and now it’s almost a tangible reality. Bring it on home. This will require that you ask for an order.

Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): You’re not waiting for someone to hand you the next opportunity. You’re making it happen. Mostly this will take the form of touching base with the ones you know.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): You’re interested in so many things that you will meander and veer from your original destination. Your work will be better and more creative this way, so long as you finally do get back on track.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): The comments you make have a way of evoking strong feelings and awakening people’s senses. Enjoy the extra attention that’s swirling around you today.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): It would be easy to let your imagination conjure up scenarios as to why someone is not calling you back. But assumptions are a waste of time and can be potentially dangerous to a relationship. Extend the benefit of the doubt.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Try to conduct your journey in a linear fashion. Decide what the checkpoints are along the way so you will know when you hit them. You will get there by concentrating on one thing at a time.


Today’s birthday (May 1): You know what you want, and you get your way this month. When the main roads are blocked, you take the back roads to your destination. In June, friends show you what to do next. You’ll guide family to better living in July. A fall fitness goal will benefit more than just your health. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 14, 1, 27 and 18.

Holiday Mathis writes her column for Creators Syndicate Inc. The horoscope should be read for entertainment. Previous forecasts are at