Horoscope for June 28, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (06/28/12).

If you find the world getting noisy, carve out special alone time. Family and friends form your foundational bedrock, and your network grows. Focus on providing great service at work, and an advance in status opens in July. Keep in action, and plot out long-term goals. Pamper yourself periodically.

To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries (March 21-April 19) —

Today is a 7 — Put off procrastinating until Saturday. Make sure you know what you’re talking about. Get into the picky details. Follow directions precisely. Compromise, if needed.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) —

Today is an 8 — Meet with important people and create new partnerships. Adapt to changes in the plan and end up ahead. Reassure the team, and keep them in the loop.

Gemini (May 21-June 21) —

Today is a 6 — For about four weeks, your investments grow. The secret ingredient is love. Get something you always wanted, but make sure you really adore it.

Cancer (June 22-July 22) —

Today is a 5 — Something you’ve been struggling with soon gets resolved. You may have to make compromises to your budget. Add romance to your evening with simple pleasures.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) —

Today is a 6 — Get into a homebody phase. Take on a cleaning or renovation project. It’s satisfying when done. Taking a short stroll outdoors improves your ability to concentrate.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) —

Today is an 8 — Provide support. No need to be critical of yourself, the emotions you’re going through are normal. Don’t let others coax you off track. Stand firm.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) —

Today is an 8 — Get into finances. You’re entering a lucrative phase, and better keep track. Spin a wild yarn later tonight, and relax with a loved one.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) —

Today is a 5 — You’re a genius at planning. Still, you could miss an important detail. Listen and learn. Get back up if you fall. Keep your word. Dreams come true.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) —

Today is a 6 — You can make a difference, even if it’s a little bit at a time. Keep your eyes on the horizon, and the obstacles will be easier to jump. Keep moving.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) —

Today is a 6 — Friends want you to come out and play. Go over your list, and remove those things you know you’re never going to do. Schedule the others. Make time for your buds.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) —

Today is a 7 — Your discipline is admirable and will take you far. There’s power in your community. Look to take on more responsibility. Explore the areas that are most intriguing.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) —

Today is a 6 — Travel and fun are favored. Make time for a romantic outing. Grab loaf of bread, some cheese and oranges, and choose your destination. Turn off your cellphone.