Horoscope for Febuary 23, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (02/23/13)

Group efforts win this year, especially with tested teams and routines. Perhaps there’s a remodel or move? Travel, culture and play after June get you outside. Dreams inspire your writing.

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  You learn a lot from kids. Take notes for future reference, and watch your step. It could get messy.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) 

Today is a 6  This weekend is good for nesting and fixing up your place. Neglected old promises could come back to haunt you. Stay calm and reschedule.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is a 7 Hold on to what you’ve achieved. Stay practical, and avoid communication breakdowns. Let go of the attachment to glory or proving you’re right. This flexibility allows progress.

Cancer (june 21-July 22)

Today is a 7  Keep a tight hold on your common sense. Your authority could get challenged.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) 

Today is a 9  There are several hurdles in the way, but your jumping skills have increased, and you can handle it all. Use your own good judgment. Revise the language as necessary.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7  There’s nothing wrong with staying at home cuddled in blankets, with a cup of your favorite drink and a delicious story. It’s a perfect day for enjoying your own ideas and entertainments.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8 Listen to a dear friend facing broken dreams. You can be a hero. Take care of yourself, too. Comfort food and a movie are nice.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is an 8  There are so many possibilities ahead. Find opportunities in the ashes. Work takes precedence over travel. You’re sharp when focused, and your actions inspire.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 9 Get practical about career and defer gratification. It’s not a good time to travel, either, as disagreements and snafus could entangle. Phone ahead.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) 

Today is a 7  Friends offer good advice, so take it. Review your notes in order to simplify. But take time away, as tempers are short now.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a 9  For a sense of hope, get connected with your community and overcome differences or a challenge. Together, you get much farther and have a good time in the process.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is a 9  Idle promises don’t work now. Actually do what you say, or face consequences.