Horoscope for February 13, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (02/13/13).

Your creative spark is on fire, and the flame’s catching. Fun, sports, family time and cultural activities keep you socially buzzing until June, when work steals your attention. A career shift launched leads down a fruitful road.


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 9 — You’re the super-hot star of your own movie. Play an everyday hero and succeed. Don’t take yourself too seriously, though. Consider the stress factor. Beauty’s in the details.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

— Today is a 6 — Listen carefully for the next two days. Don’t make any important decisions without consulting a friend first. There’s a brilliant idea in there somewhere.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

— Today is an 8 — The competition may be tough, but you’re tougher. View from a higher perspective. Wait for the right moment to follow a hunch … not too long. Watch, and then pounce.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

— Today is a 9 — Take the detour that you crave most, and dive into an adventure. Angels guide you on a mysterious path. Keep your eyes farther down the trail.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

— Today is a 9 — Hold on to your hat; this show is about to begin. There may be a high ticket price. Keep your eyes on long-term goals. Patience is a virtue, especially now.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

— Today is an 8 — Focus on work and paying bills. Empower and support the strategists, and encourage wild suggestions and brainstorming. Push for big improvements. Clean house.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

— Today is a 9 — Anticipate surprises. It could get explosive, so take care. A strong leader takes charge. Vivid feelings and expressions of love occupy you for the next two days.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

— Today is an 8 — Expect a heavy workload. Inspiration guides creative effort. Plug a financial leak. Start by reviewing the rules for a startling revelation. Teach self-sufficiency.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

— Today is a 9 –– There’s time to relax soon. Confusion is rampant now, so stifle it with snappy comebacks. Romance is a growing possibility. You have a surprise visitor.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

— Today is a 9 — Emotions increase at home, with a confrontation possible. Get into household projects. Follow an exotic idea or unusual interest. New responsibilities come soon.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

— Today is a 9 — Study the situation. Discipline is required. Inspire your team without pressure. Don’t push yourself too hard, either. Someone else already does. There’s a lucky break.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

— Today is an 8 — Here’s where you start making profits. Ask for what you’ve been promised, and gather resources together. Be careful with an outrageous proposition, and ask questions. Have faith in your imagination.