Moon Alert

Until 6 p.m., we have the all clear to do business. The Moon is in Taurus.

If Your Birthday Is April 19

Actress Kate Hudson (1979) shares your birthday. Powerful ideas and people attract you. Even if you are flamboyant, you are solid, disciplined and earthy. You want to produce something that actually exists, even children. This year is a time of growth and building, which will be subtle and inner. Do not make major changes yet — wait until next year. Focus on strengthening your financial position.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

You have to cut others some slack because if you don’t, you might be disappointed in them. Not everyone has your feisty courage to tackle life. We are all, each of us, different individuals. Let “live and and let live” be your motto.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

You are the financial wizard of the zodiac; nevertheless, today your financial thinking might be tinged with wishful thinking, which could push you into doing something unrealistic. Be careful about expensive and luxurious, elegant temptations.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

This is a pleasant, easygoing day. Enjoy the company of others. However, do not expect too much from people. (Or your dog.) If you do, you will only be disappointed. And remember: Unexpressed expectations almost always lead to disappointment.

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Hopefully, you have a warm feeling in your tummy. This is certainly possible. However, mild misunderstandings and disappointments are also possible because confusing Neptune is in the picture. Neptune is all about fantasy and wishing.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

You feel sympathetic to a close friend. Because of this, you will want to help this friend, because that’s what Leos do. Just be careful that you have the facts right. A few of you might actually terminate a friendship because that’s what’s happening.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

Although you might have a crush on your boss or someone in a position of authority, be careful you don’t act on this because you might regret it. Everyone’s romantic imagination is stimulated, which is why some people are disappointed. Romance and reality are often at odds.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Because there is an element of pixie dust in the air, you might become intrigued by a particular philosophy, religion or a group that espouses certain idealistic philosophies. This is all well and good: keep your eyes open. Be smart and don’t kid yourself.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

If you’re making important decisions about finances, especially shared property and inheritances, don’t give away the farm. You might be sympathetic to the needs of others, but you also have needs. If you take care of yourself first, then you can take care of others.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Some relationships will end at this time. But all relationships will be a tad confusing because you (and others) have romantic expectations of someone, which will probably lead to confusion or disappointment. Remember that relationships are practical as well.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Today you would rather have a romantic, candle-light dinner somewhere instead of working. Perhaps you can make this happen? But this will explain why you feel a bit lazy at work or even confused. Just get the bare minimum done. CYA.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

This is a wonderful, romantic day. If possible, relax and take it easy. Do something sweet and unexpected for a loved one because they will be delighted; and you will get major Brownie points. It takes so little effort to do something to please someone — and yet, we often don’t. Go figure.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Don’t focus on disappointment with family. You have a romantic, idealistic nature, and because of this, you often expect a lot from others. (But not everyone is like you. And you know this.) Just be aware that today is classic for romantic disappointment as well as disappointment with a family member. Go easy on everyone, including you.