Aries (March 21-April 19)

It has been said that "all's fair in love." But if this were true, there wouldn't be such an abundance of activity in divorce court. In the absence of a rulebook, consult your conscience.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

You enter an arena of experts who are probably annoyingly self-serious. You're the bubbly fun that is sorely needed. So don't be afraid to be cheeky -- after an initial shock, others find you refreshing.

Gemini (May 21-June 21)

When ambiguous moral questions arise, and they will, you might turn to an authority figure for guidance. But you are better off turning to someone of lesser influence who has nothing to gain or lose by advising you.

Cancer (June 22-July 22)

Contrary to popular belief, all personal growth is not born of suffering. Given nurturing situations, people, just like plants, tend to grow beautifully. Apply this principle to your learning environment. Make it easy on yourself.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Everyone wants to be cared for and respected. Realizing this, you provide plenty of esteem-affirming positive reinforcement for your loved ones, and they do appreciate it!

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

No leader can answer all questions, order all discord or pave all ways. However, others will rely on you to handle most of the conflict that arises, and you do a brilliant job.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23)

Your low-key attitude makes you the perfect balance for high-maintenance friends. That's why the drama queens and kings will gravitate to you. At least it's entertaining.

Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 21)

You'll risk your money in the name of having a good time. You don't have to spend big time, but if you're losing a little and still having crazy adventures, it's worth it!

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Your busy days are sprawling so wildly in all directions that it will be a relief to do nothing -- that is, if you can manage it. Make "less is more" your mantra.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You're a little tired, so you're tempted to sit in front of the television and become a "sportsman of the great indoors." You need sunlight! Get out in the fresh air, and energy will double.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

You're in the mood for lots of diversity, and you'll find what you seek. You'll be enticed by intellectually challenging and artistically daring company. Casual conversations lead to romance.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

A relationship drama could take up much of your mental RAM, rendering you useless to other projects. You may as well solve what is troubling your personal life now so you can start fresh.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY Aug. 7: This year features more than a few of your favorite things! You know yourself well, but you'll expand your self-concept in September. Try new things, take classes and associate with different types of people. Casual social ties lead to love in November. Sell your brainchild or artistic creation in December. Love signs are Virgo and Gemini.

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