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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: January 16, 2013 6:02AM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: Avoid shopping or making important decisions from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m today. After that the Moon moves from Capricorn into Aquarius.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): This is a pleasant day. But be aware that details of your private life are public, especially in the eyes of bosses, parents and VIPs. Venus changes signs today creating an even greater desire for you to travel for pleasure in the next month. Bon voyage!
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): This might be a pleasant holiday season because in the next month, gifts, goodies and favors from others will definitely come your way. Furthermore, intimate relations will be affectionate and memorable. You’re feeling good about life
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Remember to get sleep because you need more rest this month. Relations with others are chatty, warm and friendly — this is all good. In fact, these relations will remain warm and friendly well into January. (Warm and friendly is always good.)
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): Work-related romance might begin in the next six weeks. Certainly, relations with co-workers will be pleasant and easygoing. People might ask for your creative input on design, layout, office furniture arrangement or something like that.
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): This particular holiday season will be lovely for your sign. Romance, love affairs, flirtations, fun vacations and various social occasions will please and delight you. You’ll enjoy playful times with children as well as schmoozing with friends.
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Redecorating projects at home will intrigue you this month. Some of you are contemplating real-estate transactions. The month ahead is also a fabulous time to entertain at home and enjoy happy feelings with loved ones.
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): You will be unusually charming during the next month. (And you’re already charming!) Use this charm factor to promote your ideas, write, teach, sell or market anything. You’ll also notice how much beauty and love there is in your world. Would I kid you?
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You’ll enjoy buying beautiful things — jewelry, clothing and art — in the next month. Fortunately, your ability to earn money is very good at this time as well. The month ahead is also very good for financial transactions — even borrowing money will be easy.
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): The Sun, Mercury and fair Venus are all in your sign this month. You literally dazzle others with your words and your presence. You find it easy to be diplomatic and charming and because of this increased confidence, this is a good time for you to buy wardrobe items.
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You don’t want to be too caught up in the whirlwind of things this month because you need to catch your breath. That’s why you will seek moments where you can cocoon and hide, especially in beautiful surroundings with good room service. (Fingers crossed.)
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Friendships will be warm in the month ahead. This is a great time for group gatherings or hanging out with friends. In particular, you’ll enjoy the company of creative, artistic types. It’s also a time when friends can become lovers and lovers can become friends.
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Your high viz. factor is really quite stellar for the next month. You look extremely attractive in the eyes of others, which is why some of you might strike up a flirtation with a boss or an authority figure. Others will ask for your creative input on artistic matters.
IF DECEMBER 15 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Actor Michael Shanks (1970) shares your birthday today. People see you as easygoing and cheerful, which is why you are well liked. You are certainly an optimist who believes in your own good luck. In truth, what others value is your ability to see good in them. They find this so encouraging! You never hesitate to make a fresh start. Your year ahead will be very social and one that blesses all your relationships.