Horoscope for February 11, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (02/11/13).

Creativity, communication and play lead to a career opportunity that keeps you busy for the rest of the year. As work increases, balance for health with new exercise practices. Radiate love.


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 — There’s more going on than meets the eye, and there’s no time for idle chatter. To avoid arguments, blast by them with targeted focus. It’s a good time to buy.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 9 — There’s some instability at work. You get the necessary data. Check it through twice, and read between the lines. Use imagination. A discovery could reveal impracticalities. Take a trip.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is a 9 — Express your vision with optimism. Others bring amazing ideas; let them take leadership. Spend less money partying, and enjoy a fuller wallet. A key relationship grows stronger.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 7 — A lofty scheme may encounter difficulties when you and a partner disagree. Fix something before it breaks, clean up or ignore a thoughtless remark. You can work it out.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Listen carefully to someone who doesn’t make sense initially. Choose love over money, and resist the temptation to splurge. Keep a low profile. Your admirable discipline gets rewarded.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Imagine how the next project gets moving. Some ideas are too expensive, so be creative. Smooth rough edges before proceeding. You solve it by editing down to basics.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Dress for public action. Get the agreement down in writing, and provide what was requested. Cut superfluous costs. Make plans with your sweetheart for later.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is a 9 — Humility is a quality worth practicing. It’s easy to push ideas forward now, but there’s no need to rush. Thank others for their input. Back opinions with facts.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 9 — Put off travel and avoid an interrogation; take risks later. Let your partner carry the load for a bit, but stay active. A spiritual experience feels miraculous.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 9 — Accept a sweet deal. Go ahead and get yourself a little treat. Increase your personal space by decreasing stuff. Cultivate compassion for others by counting your blessings.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is an 8 — Restate your intentions, and stand up for what’s right. Work interrupts your research. You’re gaining respect. Wait a while before gathering up the loot. Provide a spiritual perspective.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is a 9 — You identify a new starting point and make a bold move. Let your partner balance the books. It’s good timing for an important conversation. Listen to the senior member. Acknowledge accomplishment.