Horoscope for Monday, Aug. 19, 2019

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Moon Alert

We have the “all clear” today to shop and do business. The moon is in Aries.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

It’s Monday and you’re in fine form because the moon is in your sign dancing with lucky moneybags Jupiter. This makes you optimistic, confident and enthusiastic about future plans. Nevertheless, you might cross swords with an authority figure today. Be polite.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

This is a solid day for you. Your focus on home, family and private matters continues. Nevertheless, you prefer working alone today because you find it more rewarding and productive. News about politics, religion or race might make you bristle.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

It’s Monday and you feel sociable! Interactions with friends and your dealings with groups, conventions and conferences will be positive, but you might be at odds with someone about shared property or an amount of allocated funds. Ah yes, nothing’s perfect.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today you will deal with parents, bosses, teachers and perhaps the police. Some of these interactions will be positive and encouraging. However, someone might lay down the law or restrict you in some way. Accept your limitations and work to your best ability within them.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Travel plans look exciting! You might also be pleased with news related to publishing, the media, medicine and the law. Nevertheless, these same areas will impose restrictions or limitations on you for some reason. You win some, you lose some. That’s life.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You can count on support from a third party or an allocation of resources or money or equipment from someone today. Nevertheless, there will be a cost to pay or someone might get on your case. In other words, it’s good, but there’s a tiny downside. (A crabby boss?)

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

You’re ready to enjoy the company of others today, including members of the general public because this is a great day to socialize. Nevertheless, someone older or in a position of authority might rain on your parade. Nothing is ever perfect, is it?

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Work-related travel might please you today. However, there will be some tough angles to deal with because Saturn is in the picture. Possibly, a boss will be on your case or critical about something? Just go with what works and deal with what doesn’t. C’est la vie.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

This is a good day for business, especially financial speculation. Domestic peace and happiness are also important. Nevertheless, you might find it difficult dealing with financial restrictions, which means there’s only so much you can do. “If you don’t eat your meat, you can’t have any pudding!”

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

This is an excellent day for real estate discussions locations. In a lesser way, you can see ways to improve things at home and perhaps within the family. Nevertheless, dealings with an older family member or family responsibilities will be a challenge. “There’s no free lunch.”

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today is a mixture of hope and fear, which is the classic combo we all live with. It’s Monday, and you’re raring to go because you are upbeat and hopeful. Relations with friends and groups will be positive. However, something worrisome is nagging you in the back of your mind. (Most of the things we worry about never happen.)

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

This is good day for business and financial speculation. If shopping, you will be tempted to spend big. However, someone older or perhaps the head of a group might want to curtail your financial plans. They demand that you wake up and smell the coffee. (I hate smelling the coffee.)

If Your Birthday Is Today

“Downton Abbey” actor Jim Carter (1948) shares your birthday today. You have a warm, friendly nature and a sensitive heart. You are comfortable being the centre of attention. This is a fun-loving year. Enjoy increased popularity and warm friendships. This year you will be more grateful for your life and will appreciate the happiness and beauty around you in a daily way. You will make an important choice — choose wisely.

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