MOON ALERT: We have the all clear to do business (whether $10 or $10 million) and make important decisions. The Moon is in Scorpio.
IF Jan. 14 IS YOUR BIRTHDAY: Director/producer Steven Soderbergh (1963) shares your birthday. You like to live on the edge; danger attracts you. Personally, you are courageous and well-organized. You always follow what you believe is right. This is the year you have been waiting for. It’s a time of expansion and great activity. Take advantage of opportunities that will come to you. A major change might take place, perhaps as significant as what occurred around 2005. It’s time to try your wings!
ARIES (March 21-April 19): New friends or new acquaintances in groups might give you new ideas about possible goals because your conversations will enlighten you in some way. Avoid power struggles late in the day. Who needs this? Not you.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): You might impress bosses and authority figures with clever, new ideas. Alternatively, they might impress you with theirs. Something to do with your relationship with authority figures will undergo a shift today or a little surprise. Be gracious — not pushy.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Yet again, sudden opportunities to travel fall in your lap. (What’s with this? Looks like you need to keep a bag packed perpetually.) Great day to explore new ideas in publishing, the media, politics, religion, medicine and the law. Steer clear of pushy people in power.
CANCER (June 21-July 22): Trust your clever ideas with inheritances, insurance matters and shared property. It’s easy for you to put a new spin on things or see a new way to deal with these areas. Avoid controversial subjects, which encourage ego posturing and bullying tactics.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): You will enjoy talking to partners and close friends because people are bubbling with bright new ideas! You might meet new people or introduce someone to someone else who is new. A fresh, unexpected quality permeates this day. Nevertheless, some people will be a tad pushy.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): The introduction of new, high-tech equipment to where you work might be exciting. Whatever happens, people are full of bright ideas, quite likely related to electronics and high-tech staff. Someone will see ways to improve things. Meanwhile, you might meet a new co-worker.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Unexpected flirtations (eyes across a crowded room and all that) might catch you off guard. Today is full of fun, original ideas and spontaneous activities. Sports events might have unexpected results. Keep an eye on your kids because it’s a changing landscape today.
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): You might need to deal with sudden repairs, especially repairs related to electrical or electronic items. Surprise company might knock at your door, which is something you might want to be prepared for. (Get dressed.) Family discussions will be lively!
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Today is full of new discoveries and encounters with new people and new places. Because your mind is free-floating, you might see solutions to old problems. Expect your usual routine to change. It’s also a great day for study, especially the study of unusual topics.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Money-making ideas that are original might occur to you. You might see ways to make a little money on the side or boost your current income in some way. You might also want to impulsively buy something that is quixotic or appealing in a strange way.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): The energy floating in the atmosphere makes this an exciting, spontaneous day. You’re full of bright ideas, and you are eager to meet new people or see new places. Anything fresh and different will appeal. Stay ready to act!
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Something that is hidden or behind the scenes might suddenly be revealed. Yes, this could be a secret but it might also just a be bright idea whose time has come. Or you might want to hide something clever from someone so you can have it all to yourself. “My precious!”