Updated: July 20, 2013 11:21PM
ALL SIGNS MOON ALERT: Avoid shopping or making important decisions from 10 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. After that, the Moon moves from Sagittarius into Capricorn.
◆ARIES (March 21-April 19): You can accomplish a lot at home today because you have focus, energy and firm intention. You can do major cleaning or furniture rearranging — stuff like that. You might put yourself out preparing for company or helping a family member move.
◆TAURUS (April 20-May 20): This can be a productive day for writers, salespeople, actors and teachers. You’re determined about wanting to enlighten others. But more than that, you will do so carefully, systematically and in a logical way. People will know that you mean what you say!
◆GEMINI (May 21-June 20): You’re willing to work hard for your money. You won’t overlook details. You feel focused, energetic and determined to be productive. You will research whatever you purchase, if you’re shopping. Nothing is slapdash because you want positive, predictable results.
◆CANCER (June 21-July 22): You have the patience and willingness to do specific work, which is why you will get a lot done. Nothing will daunt you because you are persevering and determined. You’re so focused on results you won’t even care that much if you get credit for what you do.
◆LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You can get an amazing amount of work done behind the scenes. From dawn to dusk, you will work at something. Nothing will be too much trouble. If you’re doing research, you will look under every rock because you know that steady effort will bring you a payoff.
◆VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You will accomplish much more by joining efforts with others. Whether you are competitive or you are working in tandem with others, your interaction with people will get the best out of you. You have amazing stamina and endurance to achieve your goals.
◆LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): People in authority (especially bosses and parents) will be impressed with your physical work and attention to detail. You’re ambitious to achieve and willing to work at whatever you begin. You want your efforts to be worthwhile and to make things count. Keep at it because you will succeed.
◆SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): This is a good day to wrap up writing projects or work at anything related to publishing, higher education, the law, medicine and the media. Don’t quit until you finish what you want to achieve. You might also research and labor at making travel plans.
◆SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): It’s easy to pay attention to detail, which is why you won’t overlook anything regarding insurance matters, inheritances, banking, taxes, debt or shared property. You have your ideals, but your desire for productivity will override everything.
◆CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Even if people do stupid things or annoy you, you won’t lose it. Your patience and forbearance will be impressive. On top of that, you’ll have all your bases covered because you’re so industrious. (Hmm, you’re almost perfect.)
◆AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): You’ll get a lot of done because you’re focused, energetic and persevering. You won’t overlook details. You want results. You might even ask yourself, “Is this worth doing?” Remember Mr. Strickland? “You remind me of your father, McFly.”
◆PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You have wonderful opportunities to be creative today because you’re in touch with your muse, plus you’re invigorated to make things happen. You have the energy to take things from the abstract to the concrete.
If july 20 is Your Birthday: Actress/activist Tantoo Cardinal (1950) shares your birthday today. You have a strong, adventurous spirit. Great challenges will not deter you. Sometimes your dance with success has a rising-and-falling syndrome. Up and down and up again. Partnerships are important to you because they offer you stability. Personally, you are invigorated by change. This year is a lovely, social year for you where all your relationships will be happier and flourish.