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Georgia Nicols helps jump-start your week with her seven-day astrological outlook. The feature appears exclusively at www.suntimes.com.
Updated: November 16, 2012 6:03AM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: Caution: Avoid shopping or making important decisions from 7 a.m. until 7:15 p.m. The New Moon peaks at 7:03 a.m. in Libra.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): This is an exciting day full of unexpected, refreshing possibilities! Sudden opportunities to travel or explore further education might drop into your life. Meanwhile, today’s New Moon is the perfect time to focus on how to improve your relationships with others.
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Surprise gifts, goodies and favors from others might suddenly come your way today. Or perhaps you’ll receive the support of others. Today’s New Moon urges you to think about how you can be more efficient in your job and also improve your health.
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Partners and close friends are full of surprises today. These might be amusing or it could be someone’s demand for more independence — who knows? Meanwhile, today’s New Moon is a good time to think about how often you get a chance to be creative.
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Today’s New Moon is your best chance all year to think about what you can do to improve where you live and also improve your family relationships. You won’t have any trouble being innovative with high-tech improvements at work! (Expect interruptions.)
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You feel wildly creative today! An exciting element runs through everything that you do today, perhaps because of a newfound love or surprise flirtations. Unexpected vacation opportunities or invitations to social events can make this day sizzle.
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Use the energy of today’s New Moon to make some resolutions about how to better handle your money and also how to get the best use of what you own. You’ve got fresh ideas about how to make improvements at home .
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): The only New Moon in your sign all year occurs today. That means this is the best chance in months to take a realistic look in the mirror and ask yourself how you can improve your appearance and the impression you create in your world.
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You’re full of resourceful ideas about how to earn money, and you might also be spending it quite impulsively today! You won’t resist if you want something. (On the other hand, why reject temptation when you never know when it will come your way again?)
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): This is the perfect day to think about your friendships and what they mean to you. Group activities will be stimulating. Take the time to share your dreams for the future with others. You’re full of energy today!
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Something behind the scenes might trip you up today or catch you off guard. Meanwhile, today’s New Moon is your best chance all year to think about how you can improve your relationships.
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Ask yourself what further training or education you could get that would enrich your life. Perhaps education might entail travel or it could involve signing up for a course or some formal schooling. Feelings of competition with others in a group situation might lead to some surprises today.
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Your ambition is aroused! Fortunately, your innovative ideals will dazzle others, especially people in authority. As a result, a few surprises might come your way. Perhaps an unexpected promotion? Don’t be cocky or let feelings of confidence cause you to quit your day job.
IF OCTOBER 15 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Director/actress Penny Marshall (1943) shares your birthday today. You have a marvelous sense of humor and a droll wit. You’re very knowledgeable and well-informed about the society around you. You have a magnetism that attracts others to you. Frequently, people want to know your opinions about things. Many of you are quite outrageous simply because you enjoy being so. In your year ahead, a major choice might arise. Choose wisely.