Of All Things: Geminis are quick to detect symptoms, subtle clues, signals. Gene Tunney retired when he was heavyweight boxing champion of the world. He had never taken a beating in the ring. His boxing skills were superior. Reporters asked, "Gene, why this retirement?" Tunney responded, "This morning I could not remember what happened during my sparring session. I knew it was time to retire."

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Wish comes true. Be sure to ask for what you need as well as what you desire. Money arrives from unusual source -- you had practically forgotten it.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Career gets boost as result of innovative process you discovered. Lead the way -- do not follow others. Wear bright colors; make personal appearances.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Marital bliss can be restored -- if you so desire. Focus on partnership, cooperative efforts, marital status. Seafood dinner makes you feel good.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Diversify, look beyond the immediate, investigate and explore. Take notes, especially about a dream. You are perceptive enough to properly interpret it.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Correct past errors. Make it crystal clear you intend to cooperate in legal project. Focus on partnership, competition from one not worthy of your concern.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Be ready for change of plans, instructions that place you in leadership role. Member of opposite sex finds you attractive, will say so in no uncertain terms.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Knowledge of flowers, music, literature surfaces. You'll muse that it certainly was no waste of time delving into these subjects. Gift received helps beautify home.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Lay low; play waiting game. What you are seeking is actually at doorstep. Means don't go too far afield. Unique honor could be bestowed.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): What you have been waiting for will come true -- executive who had been reluctant will give the OK. Focus on investments, home, intensified relationship.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Refuse to limit yourself -- focus on search, intellectual curiosity. You have found true love even if not aware of it. Aries plays memorable role.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Cycle high, highlight inventiveness, creativity, personal magnetism. Don't veer from the unorthodox. People who care for you will stand by. Respond accordingly.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Scenario highlights secrets, material that was hidden. Do not fear the unknown -- proceed with confidence. Cancer, Capricorn persons will play fascinating roles.

IF DECEMBER 13 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: People who know you will agree that you have a mind of your own. You possibly were separated psychologically or otherwise from parents. You had their love but not often their approval. Taurus, Leo, Scorpio persons play outstanding roles in your life -- could have these letters, initials in names -- D, M, V. During the year 2000, August will be most memorable, profitable.

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