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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: March 13, 2013 6:03AM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: Caution: Avoid shopping or making important decisions all day today until 8 p.m. After that the Moon moves from Pisces into Aries.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): This is a wonderful day to do research of any kind because your powers of concentration are excellent. Furthermore, you won’t overlook details and will keep focused on your tasks.
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Talk to people who are older, wiser and more experienced today because you can definitely benefit from their advice. While this is a good day to pick their brains, do not make important decisions.
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Discussions with authority figures — bosses, parents, teachers, VIPs — will likely focus on practical matters today. Your ambition is aroused now and you want to make a good impression.
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): It will be easy to study practically any subject today because your mind is focused. You’ll have no trouble exploring politics, philosophy, religion or any science. You might do research related to publishing, future travel, medicine and the law.
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Roll up your sleeves and clean up loose details regarding inheritances, taxes, debt, insurance matters and anything you own jointly with others. You can get a lot done today because you’re in a serious frame of mind.
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Discussions with partners and close friends will focus on practical matters today because you’re primarily concerned with what is useful. You want to know what purpose something serves. Nevertheless, you can still think out-of-the-box.
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Although you might suffer from delays, shortages and minor mistakes today, on the whole, your mind is focused and you have a lot of endurance when it comes to finishing what you begin.
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Discussions about children, sports or anything related to the arts will be practical and functional today. People want to know how things can be done and where the funding is going to come from.
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Family discussions will be quite productive today. People want to talk about repairs and how to do things because they want practical results. (See the Moon Alert above regarding shopping.)
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Your mental faculties are unusually sharp today, which is why this is a good day for serious thinking and important concerns. Whatever you do today you will do carefully and thoroughly. Nevertheless, see the Moon Alert above.
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’re in a cost-cutting, money-saving mood. If you check with the Moon Alert above, you will see this is a poor day to spend money on anything other than food. However, it’s a good day to think about how you can use your money wisely.
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Take some time today to get better organized, both personally and also with respect to your environment. You have the patience to do detailed things. You also have the focus to finish what you begin.
IF FEBRUARY 12 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) shares your birthday today. You have an inventive mind and can frequently see how to bring opposing ideas together to create a synthesis. Similarly, you can successfully mediate between warring parties. You have a wide variety of interests and abilities. You are protective of family and always hard-working. In your year ahead, partnerships and close friendships will be your primary focus.