Horoscope for February 9, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (02/09/13).

Enjoy romance and fun this spring. With confidence and charm, your work is in demand. Get creative, and plan some home and financial improvements. Stick with your work team after April. Summer launches take off, and partnerships thrive.

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 an 8 — It’s good timing for a date, and you’re irresistible. Shine with your bright future. No need to take risks or travel far. An epiphany shows you the way.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is an 8 — A discovery opens new doors, assisted by friends who’ve shared a vision. Write up results and get solid answers. Listen and learn. Don’t talk about money yet, despite temptation.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 9 — Don’t tell the boss what you really think (yet). More study is required. Change can happen abruptly … postpone romance. It’s nice and cozy at home; you have what you need.

CancerĀ (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 6 — Surprise your partner with tickets, or create an elegant social event. Participate with music or the arts for inspiration. Challenge practical assumptions. Use electronic media to advantage. Gain harmony.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 7 — Make plans, but don’t take action yet. A female provides new ideas. Things are changing quickly, so take extra care. You don’t have to spend much. Honesty prevails.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is an 8 — You can see for miles and miles. You’re extra charming, too. Devise a unique slogan, and keep it simple and clear. Relax, there’s abundance headed your way.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is an 8 — It’s a good time to buy. Set realistic goals. You have the resources and network and are gaining respect. Ask someone experienced for advice. Keep everyone in the loop.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 7 — Go ahead and ask for money or send invoices. You’re full of good ideas in a profitable field of study. Attitude is everything. Learn from loved ones, too.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is an 8 –Stay frugal and it all works out. Assume more authority in the face of controversy. Leave savings intact, and research a dream trip. Remain open to new ideas.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is an 8 — You’re best at your passions. Distant shores beckon, although the timing is off for travel. You don’t have to go far to win. Step lightly … sensitivities get easily bruised.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 9 — Get into upgrading home comforts. Take practical steps and schedule projects. Take note of your dreams, and make decisions from the budget. Then put your back into it.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 7 — It’s okay to travel now. Take care of business first. The numbers look good. Plan ahead for an event with sparkle. Politely decline a friend’s sales pitch.