Horoscope for December 12, 2012

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday

(12/23/12) The kitchen is the heart of a home. Magic happens there this year with good food between family and friends. Your circle expands; someone from the past reappears. A new partner emerges. Take on leadership (if you’ll really delegate). Push big dreams forward.
To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.

Aries(March 2 -April 19)

Today is a 6 — Think fast and be rewarded. Remember to acknowledge your accomplishments without being arrogant so as not to provoke jealousies. A medical test may be in order.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is an 8 — Things are rocking, and the ground could be a bit shaky, but you can handle anything today. Avoid getting distracted surfing the Web, you have more important things to do.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 5 — Home never looked so good. Not a good time to spend money now, so consider doing your big purchase after it goes on sale. Accept the help of a good partner. Choose your battles.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7 — More work leads to more coins in your pocket. Go for the more substantial choice. Scrimp on other things. Others remark on your success. Nurture your health.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) 

 Today is a 7 — What you have is worth more than what you’re after. Stand up to your fears. A female sees a blind spot. Watch for a change. You could win.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

 Today is a 7 — Leave the money as is, you don’t need anything now. Troubleshoot workplace difficulties. Stay out of somebody else’s argument. Anticipate delays. Indulgence is good to a point.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 5 — Plan big, spend smaller. Run a reality check. Work out project details and schedule. Breakthrough! Teach another to appreciate what you like. A separation is temporary. Don’t make assumptions.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 — You’re very attractive now. Find what you want close to home. The more energy you expend, the more income. You could win an award or recognition. Go for it.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) 

 Today is a 6 — Find what you need locally. See how it fits with current plans. Watch for hidden agendas. Double-check the data and increase savings. You’re an inspiration to others.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is an 8 — Others vie for your attention. There could be some temporary overwhelm. Assert your desires, and accept a good suggestion. Prepare for some rest and relaxation.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

 Today is an 8 — Choose the direction for career growth carefully. It’s a good time to make changes for the better. You’re gaining respect. Keep long-term goals in mind. Friends applaud.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 7 — Handle family responsibilities. There’s a surprising financial development with some confusion. An older person knows just how you feel. Ask your partner’s advice. Do the homework.