Horoscope for March 28, 2015

Today’s Birthday (03/28/15). Focus on love this year. Practice for a big game after April, when the action heats up (romantically and otherwise). Prepare over springtime for an educational pursuit to begin after June. Study, travel and explore a subject of your passion. October eclipses (10/13 & 10/27) reveal breakthroughs in service, work and health. Share your heart.

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 5 — Settle into your cozy nest. A surprise requires your attention. You can handle it. You see where the power is flowing. Work smarter, using tools and materials at hand. Love wins, in a strange way.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is a 6 — Controversy erupts. Hold out for what you really want. Go for substance over symbolism. Don’t brag, borrow or ask for favors. Postpone a financial discussion or outing. Overindulgence and messes are a distinct possibility. It could get ugly.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Deposit checks and reconcile accounts. Don’t buy gifts or gamble. All’s well and good until the money runs out. Navigate a change. Learn from someone with wit and conversational grace. Friends add humor. Pamper a strained muscle.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Take on a personal project. You have the confidence and energy to make considerable progress. Adapt to unexpected circumstances. Get friends and family involved. Take it slow and do it right. Talk about what works.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 5 — Recharge your batteries with rest, good food and company. Take time for peaceful introspection, for quiet tea and a good book. Allow yourself to get distracted from studies and work by friends, family or time outside.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 7 — Get your gang together and a mess develops naturally. It’s part of the beautification process. Don’t spend money. Make what you need. Creativity abounds. Expand a group project to the next level. Clean up later.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Address a structural problem. Make repairs or clean up. New methods temporarily upset the routine. Get your systems operating smoothly. Don’t get over-excited and break something. Take care of what you’ve got. Travel arrangements could change.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 7 — Your road could deviate from the plan. Discover an aspect of the world that’s new to you. Listen to an opinion you’ve never considered. Pretend you’re poor, especially if you’re not. Frugality serves you well. Keep valuables hidden.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 6 — Expensive errors line the path. Watch for a con or trick. Review the numbers and file documents where you can find them. Romance could interfere with business. Avoid expectations and enjoy the moment. Quiet time together satisfies.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 7 — You and a partner have plenty to talk about. An unexpected situation requires a decision. Keep a loved one’s secret. There’s potential for financial loss. Listen to concerns respectfully. Collaborate for what you both want.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Find out what’s really being offered before agreeing. Hide out for a little while. Take time for your health and well-being. Work breakdowns could stress. Relax. Say exactly what you mean. Take frequent breaks for fresh air.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 7 — Don’t throw money at a problem. Be charming to someone who outranks you. You get more with honey than vinegar. Follow the manual. Get into the proper rhythm. Pay attention to tempo to dance with unexpected beats.

(Astrologer Nancy Black continues her mother Linda Black’s legacy horoscopes column. She welcomes comments and questions on Twitter, @lindablack. For more astrological interpretations visit www.lindablack.com and www.nancyblack.com)