Horoscope for February 16, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (02/16/13)

Creative fun with family and friends fills your calendar through June, when a school project carries you in a new direction. For five months after April, play it safe. As school work and control expand in June, balance with build up  for physical and spiritual benefit.

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  To get ahead, do the homework. Define your desires logically. Listen to all suggestions. Provide motivation, and make the agreement or choice quickly.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 9  Keep your word and gain confidence. You and a loved one communicate. Your own comfort is important right now, so advance in it. Don’t push away needed encouragement.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7  Moving on is going to require some creativity. Dig deep. There may be less than you thought. Stick to basics, one step at a time.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is a 7  You’ve outrun the competition; now keep it that way. Save your money. Someone shares an interesting suggestion. Try it.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is a 7  Reorganize your desk and discover old projects that were never finished. Take the opportunity to clarify goals, and then focus on taking care of someone you love.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 9 There are so many adventures available… the trick is choosing. Will you take the road less traveled? Go on with caution, but keep going. Love is your motivation.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is a 7  Seek greater balance and unity; it’s within reach. Learn a new skill from a teammate and try it out right away. There could be a relief.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 9  Act on the advice of an experienced person. Others need to hear you now. Don’t throw away something you’ll want later. Grab time for passion.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 7   Take charge of your assets. Seek advice from a friend. You can find the money. You’re an inspiration to others.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 7   Go ahead and make the commitment. Use what you’ve dreamed up. Don’t hide it all in the same place. Follow a friend’s suggestion.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 9  Join up with a good team. Work the angles, and take a practical route. Let them know what or whom you need. Plan a romantic escape.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 9  Nurture the seeds so you can grow. Don’t be talked out of it; listen to loved ones. Use creative tactics. An old enemy comes around.