Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You can tell that someone else cares about you by the small services they provide. Put your feet up and let someone wait on you for a change.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Pleasant conversations and a congenial mood make the perfect backdrop for Librans. However, you could have the urge to have your own private amorous celebration with a loved one.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Best way to recognize love and affection this weekend is by noting how often the phone rings or how a someone special makes a point of telling you stories to delight you. Listen for words of love.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

You could find yourself in the limelight if you venture out in public. Your popularity could make it hard to choose between partners if you are single. The happily married find perfect harmony.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

This weekend could find you burdened with a long list of tasks to accomplish. Those who promised to help could change their plans or sweet-talk you into altering yours. Give in with good grace.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

It is a perfect time for that dream vacation or a visit to the theater or concert. Bonds of affection should tighten more firmly. Make peace with partners now.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Holiday outings might seem more glamorous and alluring than usual. Take off and see the sights with your beloved and you will not be disappointed.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

You could find out the hard way that it pays to be organized. Enlist your favorite "other" in whatever project is at hand. Companions will lighten the serious mood.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Words are the way to someone's heart. Play games of chance or word games today to wile away the time. Short trips can be the source of much pleasure.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Entertain friends or participate in holiday events. Say just the right thing and brighten the day of someone who secretly admires you.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

An unexpected event may spice up your life, or changes in plans may put you in a frantic mood. Relax and take each hour as it comes.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Relationships move along swimmingly this weekend. Escape on a romantic getaway for two and you will return refreshed. Pick up an important new item for the house.

IF SEPT. 5 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: You are more creative than usual, so a recent surge of energy may have compelled you to begin working on a new project or pursuing a special dream. If you are persistent, you will succeed. A long period of good health and youthful vigor is yours in the year ahead. This is a special year when you can draw others to you more closely and forge permanent associations. Unexpected blessings could brighten your life in late January or early February.

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