ARIES (March 21-April 19). To a forest animal, a snapping twig could mean your cub has come home, your next meal is close by or you're in imminent danger. Be alert to the snapping twigs today and ready to respond in kind.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). If you're not a monarch, CEO or traffic cop, you probably won't be able to command people to do what you want today. But if you are crafty and clever, you'll be able to engineer a desired response.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). The cosmic gift offered to you today is objectivity. You will feel like a story writing itself, and you will enjoy the plot and affect it. You are both the audience and the main character.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). Success will require half skill and half confidence. You don't need to worry about the confidence part. As you work on your skills, your confidence will grow.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). You didn't set out to discover how you are perceived by others, and that is part of what makes today's information from the "peanut gallery" so interesting and delightful.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Has ennui set in? Your outer world will blossom after you gently shake your inner world awake. Get back to reading more. The magic that happens in your mind as you read is real and powerful.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You'll be in mixed company: those who really want the truth and will apply it to a successful end, and those whose egos are too fragile for this. It will therefore be unwise to be too direct and honest in today's discourse.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You may not be able to use a tool you regularly employ to do your daily work. Ultimately it will broaden your horizons, forcing you to explore your other gifts.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Caution: You'll be tempted to rate and rank the work and appearance of colleagues, competitors and random people in magazines, but that will only lead to jealousy. Instead, focus on you.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). The one who cares too much about what others think will always feel and be victim to the constraints of convention. That's not you. Try the thing you've been thinking about. It won't go right the first time, so try it several times.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You seldom think about striking a beautiful pose or executing a charming gesture, generally preferring to do what comes naturally. However, today's caper may require a stretch in this regard.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). You are multifaceted and usually can tell right away which part of your personality is best matched to the situation at hand. However, today, observe awhile before you decide how to react.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (March 13).
You'll lavish in special attention over the next three weeks - your sense of drama works in your favor. Your creative flair will attract employment or a highly beneficial relationship. Those in your inner circle need special care in April and May, and it's rewarding for you to provide this. August brings a lucrative venture. Aries and Libra people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 9, 1, 33, 38 and 13.