Horoscope for Monday, August 9, 2021

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Moon Alert

Avoid shopping or making important decisions from 7 to 10 a.m. Chicago time. After that, the moon moves from Leo into Virgo.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

This is a playful, fun-loving and romantic day for you! The sun, the moon, and Mercury are all in your fellow Fire Sign, which promotes the enjoyment of sports, entertaining diversions, romantic tete-a-tetes, vacations and playful times with kids.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Although you feel playful and into social diversions and fun activities; nevertheless, the sun, the moon, and Mercury will draw your attention to home and family issues. Family discussions and home repairs might be important.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

This is a fast-paced, busy day, and you’re full of ideas! You want to express your ideas so that others will hear what you have to say. This is an excellent day for those of you who sell, market, teach, act or write for a living. Yada, yada, yada.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

You’re never casual about money because you are a thrifty, frugal sign. (Sometimes, you open up your wallet to let a moth out and blow it big time —- but not often.) Today your focus is on cash flow and moneymaking ideas. Ka-ching!

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

The sun, the moon and Mercury are all in your sign empowering you in all your dealings with others. People will listen to you. Things will tend to go your way. This means it’s a good day to do what you can to advance your agenda. Check moon alert before shopping for beautiful things.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

The stars are sending you a conflicting message today. In one way, you want to hide behind the scenes and keep a low profile. Nevertheless, fiery Mars and fair Venus are in your sign, urging you to go forth and dazzle others! It’s your call.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

This is a social day for you, which is why you will enjoy schmoozing with friends and members of groups. In particular, you might have a warm conversation with a female acquaintance. It’s a good day to share your hopes about something with someone else. (A secret love affair might take place.)

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

You are definitely high visibility today. Not only do people notice you more than usual, especially bosses, parents, teachers and the police, they also admire you! Obviously, because you have this slight advantage, go after what you want! Make your pitch!

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Today you’re hungry for adventure! You want to travel and learn new things and be stimulated by life. (“Yes, I want it all!) This is an excellent day to study something. Meanwhile, your ambition is aroused. Bosses and authority types look kindly on you. Time to take a bow.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

This is a passionate, emotional day for you, especially regarding romance. (Yes, it’s the stuff of movies.) Someone unusual or different will appeal to you. Likewise, travel plans will also appeal. Nevertheless, this is an excellent day for discussions about shared property and banking.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Today you have to go more than halfway when dealing with others. No biggie. This simply requires courtesy, cooperation, accommodation and a little compromise. Nevertheless, disputes about shared property might arise. Fortunately, you can sweet talk your way out of anything.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Today you want to get better organized. Roll up your sleeves and dig in because you want to take a hands-on approach to things. You also want to improve your health because you’re on self-improvement kick. (This is always a good thing.)

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actor Dan Levy (1983) shares your birthday. You are likable, friendly and entertaining. You are also goal oriented and hard-working to the point of being a perfectionist. You are a caring, loving person and have a strong sense of the responsibility to others. This is a year to create solid foundations in your life. Let simplicity be your mantra. This is also a good year to take charge of your health.

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