Moon Alert

Avoid shopping or big decisions until 2:45 p.m. Chicago time. After that, it’s OK. The Moon moves from Libra into Scorpio.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Something unusual will impact your home routine today. Count on it. Small appliances might break down, minor breakages could occur. Surprise company might appear at your doorstep. Meanwhile, check the Moon Alert. Yup, it’s a crapshoot!

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

Pay attention to everything you say and do because today is an accident-prone day for you. This means physical accidents as well as verbal gaffes. Think before you speak. On the upside, you might have a genius-like idea because you can think outside of the box. See Moon Alert above.

Gemini (May 21-June 20)

Keep an eye on your money and cash flow today because things are unpredictable. You might find money; you might lose money. Likewise, your possessions might be lost, stolen or damaged. Stay alert so that you know what’s happening. Do not shop during the Moon Alert. (Just food and gas.)

Cancer (June 21-July 22)

Today your curiosity is aroused. You’re restless and eager for adventure. You will avoid boring people and routine situations because you want adventure! Meanwhile, there is a Moon Alert for half the day — check that out. Don’t do anything you will later regret.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Today it feels like there’s too much electricity in the air. In one way, you feel excited, but in another way, you’re indecisive. (Or are you?) Don’t worry because that’s what’s happening. See the Moon Alert restrictions. Feel free to shop after the Moon Alert is over.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

A friend might surprise you today, or perhaps you will meet someone who is a real character? Whatever happens, you will encounter someone who opens your eyes in a new way and expands your way of looking at the world. They might introduce you to new ideas or new people.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

Bosses, parents and VIPs might surprise you today with an unusual suggestion or they might do something you least expect. Don’t overreact and don’t rebel. Whatever happens might give you more freedom. Meanwhile, be aware of the Moon Alert today. (See above.)

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Travel plans might change today. They could be delayed, rescheduled or canceled. Alternatively, you might suddenly have to travel when you did not expect to do so. Similar changes might impact school schedules. Expect to meet someone interesting and different.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Check details regarding inheritances, shared property, insurance and anything regarding your partner’s earnings or assets. Something sudden and unusual might impact these areas. Get ready! Meanwhile, avoid important decisions during the Moon Alert. (See above.)

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

Partnerships and close friendships will surprise you in some way today. Someone might make demands on you that you least expect. Or they might demand more freedom in the relationship. Whatever happens, do not agree to anything during the Moon Alert. (See above.)

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

Your work routine will be interrupted today because of staff shortages, computer crashes or the introduction of new equipment or new staff — could be anything. Give yourself extra time so that you can cope with the unexpected. Be aware of the Moon Alert. (See above.)

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)

Parents should be vigilant today because this is an accident-prone day for their kids. Meanwhile, this is a creative day for Pisces! Social plans might change or be canceled. Alternatively, you might get an invitation to a fun event. Say yes! The early part of the day is indecisive and vague but things settle down by late afternoon.

If Your Birthday Is Today

Actress Meryl Streep (1949) shares your birthday today. You are artistic and you have a strong drive to succeed. This makes you a dedicated perfectionist. It’s time to simplify your life and build solid foundations. This year you need to channel your energy in one direction. Exercise is important. Take up yoga, martial arts or jogging — any physical discipline to ground you. Hard work and effort will pay off!