Horoscopes: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Hansel and Gretel learned the hard way about strangers giving away treats. For you, the only danger will be eating too much of what's offered in sincerely goodwill.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20). Trick-or-treating used to be an activity for the poor, who went begging this time of year. Your conscience will be pricked by the idea that there are needy you can help today. The needs might be more emotional than financial, though.

GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Whether or not you wear a costume today, you'll be keenly aware of the role you play being different from the one you wish to assume and what it will take to remedy the condition.

CANCER (June 22-July 22). The best opportunities will come from being around people of different generations. The older learn from those younger as much as the younger learn from the older.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Pretending has value beyond novelty and laughs. In today's pretending you can try on a personality you don't have, or examine a part of yourself you normally don't get to explore.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Today is a chance to express your alter ego, and someone will be extremely interested in the "you" who emerges with this opportunity.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). For you, the fun of this day lies in the chance to lighten up and not take your identity or anyone else's overly seriously. The more fun you witness, the more fun you'll have.

SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Doing what scares you has become more or less a regular thing for you lately, and this is just a chance to take it to the next level. You'll be admired for this.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). In the days of old, door-to-door dancing was a way to earn treats. In a sense, it's what you'll be doing today -- dancing for the approval of a tough customer. You'll get it, though, if that's any solace.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). According to the lore of Samhain, the dead roam the earth today. But it's not just the dead looming large in your memory. It's exes and others you haven't seen in a while, and they'll want to get in touch with you, too.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). There's a wider range of being than the one we normally experience in typical society on a daily basis. Being a monster, president or mythical creature for a time will change who you are when you go back to normal.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You are very intrigued by the idea that the dead have something to share with you. All you have to do is remember or notice to have a spiritual experience on this day of haunting spirits.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 31). You are like a ninja this solar return -- stealth and focused. The next 10 weeks will star love. A mentor will help you to take your work to greater depths and more lucrative places as well. Your lucky numbers are: 4, 9, 1, 39 and 6.

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