HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Thursday, May 24, 2018:
This year you cross into new territory, in the sense that you decide to make a major move, change your career or simply take up a new hobby. As a result, you will be meeting people from various facets of life. If you are single, you could start dating someone who encourages you to expand your boundaries. You also learn to appreciate different types of people. If you are attached, as a couple, you are likely to take a special, much-discussed vacation. Dote on your sweetie more often. LIBRA tends to be supportive of your ideas.
The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive;
3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
ARIES (March 21-April 19)
**** You’ll throw yourself into a project without giving it any thought. You seem energized amid a hectic pace. Extremes mark your decisions. By midafternoon, you seem more frisky and lively than you were in the morning, as you enjoy what you are doing. Tonight: Time to party!
TAURUS (April 20-May 20)
*** Pace yourself, as you have a lot on your plate right now. Try to sit on a wild desire to go to extremes and avoid overspending. You could be tired of repeating the same pattern over and over again. Choose to take an overview of your life today. Tonight: Get as much done as possible.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20)
***** Your playfulness reminds others that a person’s attitude can define his or her life. Don’t push so hard to get to where you feel as if you don’t need to do anything else. You will want to listen and share more with a special friend. Tonight: At a favorite place with favorite people.
CANCER (June 21-July 22)
**** You seem to be deeply entrenched in a wide range of emotions. Do not be shy in a discussion with a family member. You need to be more open about what you need and desire. Listen to news with a touch of cynicism. Tonight: Speak your mind rather than hold back.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)
**** Your feelings seem to be all over the place today. Anger could trigger a whole sequence of ideas and insights. Try to decide which direction you should head in. Keep in mind that the weekend is approaching, so you might want to slow the pace. Tonight: Get some extra R and R.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
**** You could be amused by what is happening around you. Detach, and avoid getting caught up in a difficult situation. You exhibit faith in your mental abilities to weave your way through a problem. A loved one might be withdrawn. Know that this too will pass. Tonight: Easy does it.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
***** Sometimes you try too hard to explain what is going on around you. You feel good, and although not every situation you run across will be easy, you’ll get through it with ease. Your upbeat personality comes through no matter where you are. Tonight: Cozy up with a good book.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
*** Know that you might need to make a decision about what you are hearing. You can’t seem to get enough information to please you. You could come up with a very different idea that you will want to share with those closest to you. Listen carefully to feedback. Tonight: All smiles.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
*** You are focused on completing one goal at a time. Clearly, you know what needs to get done. You are more likely to take a risk once you have shared your various concepts with others. Lean on a trusted confidante for support, if need be. Tonight: Find out where your friends are.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
**** You might find that you’re nowhere near where you’d like to be with your to-do list. A smile helps warm up your mood as well as others’. Investigate a new possibility thoroughly before making a commitment of any kind. Tonight: Choose a favorite stress-buster.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
**** Your ability to get past a problem and not get caught up in the details is renowned. Understand that you might not have the whole story yet. Be willing to take some time to yourself if you feel insecure about a decision. Tonight: Consider a mini getaway this weekend.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)
**** One-on-one relating takes you down a new path. You are likely to know much more about someone than you realize. A friendship could be ending, not because of any reason other than both of your lives are leading you in nearly opposite directions. Tonight: Follow the music.
Physicist/inventor Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686), Queen Victoria (1819), psychologist/industrial engineer Lillian Moller Gilbreth (1878), woodworker/architect/furniture maker George Nakashima (1905), comedian/actor/writer/musician/activist Tommy Chong (1938), singer/songwriter/author/painter Bob Dylan (1941), photographer Sylvia Plachy (1943), singer/songwriter/actor/entrepreneur Patti LaBelle (1944), actor/business magnate Priscilla Presley (1945), singer/songwriter/author Rosanne Cash (1955), actor/dancer/choreographer Gene Anthony Ray (1962), novelist/short story writer Michael Chabon (1963), actor/comedian/singer/screenwriter/producer John C. Reilly (1965), film & TV writer/producer Greg Berlanti (1972), Texas Rangers pitcher Bartolo Colón (1973), retired NBA player Tracy McGrady (1979), dancer/choreographer/singer/songwriter/musician/actor Mark Ballas (1986), stock car racing driver Joey Logano (1990)