Horoscope for April 2, 2013

Nancy Black, Tribune Media Services (MCT)

Today’s Birthday (04/02/13).


Let go of limitations this year. A steady pace keeps you humming. Communications go far until June, when your energy shifts to domestic pursuits and pleasures. Expect more community activities, as family, friends and neighbors keep you entertained. Have the party at your place! 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 — Others wonder if you’re ready for more responsibility; get prepared for inspection over the next two days, and show your stuff. Reinforce the structure. Working at home is a good thing.


Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Today is a 7 — Free your imagination. Creative energy abounds. You’re developing good habits. Travel is appealing but not without risk. Don’t share information with friends yet.


Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Today is an 8 — For the next two days, study money. Negotiate without being abrupt. Changes are proposed. There’s a choice to make. Re-evaluate your goals. Do what you promised.


Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today is an 8 — You’ll have more help. Finish a shopping trip and a lesson. Check for accuracy. Spend time with your partner. Finish up old business. Listen graciously.


Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today is an 8 — Things could get favorable, although it’s not a good time to gamble. If you’ve played by the rules, you’ll get good references. Dig into details, and work within the system.


Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Today is a 7 — Keep recycling and save. Choose secure investments now. Don’t fall for a trick or get your hopes up. Conditions are unstable. Add structure. Include friends in a celebration.


Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Today is an 8 — Combine two old ideas into a new one. Don’t apply new skills at work yet. Organize the information. A gentle approach works best now. Privacy aids your thought process. Postpone travel; focus on home improvement.


Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Today is a 7 –– Your smarter self emerges as if from a cocoon. Research the details. Resist the temptation to make expensive promises. Assume authority.


Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today is a 9 — Today and tomorrow are good for making money. Re-check the bottom line, and cash flow improves. Find out what needs to be changed. Resolve a disagreement about priorities. Use your secret ingredient.


Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today is a 7 — Take on a leadership role. Do the research before discarding. Take careful, measured actions. New evidence threatens satisfaction. Rely on another’s expertise. Keep a secret.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is an 8 — Somehow, you just know what’s needed. Anxiety could push you to act too soon. Get an update, and review plans. Unexpected circumstances may require attention. Throw the party after the job’s done.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today is an 8 — Launch your next adventure soon, as long as it’s solidly grounded in reality and includes partnership. Fantasies may have to be delayed. Face a challenge. Committees are effective today and tomorrow.