LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). There are activities that you can't really get out of doing. You'll meet just the helpful person to help you remedy the situation.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You are versatile and flexible. You'll jump at the chance to do the job that is needed most. You learn all you need to know en route.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). Do not give away your attention too easily. Singles: Anyone who hasn't committed to you does not warrant your exclusive attention.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You have an extraordinary connection with another person. You are bonded in intangible ways that cannot be detected by your five senses or understood from a worldly perspective..
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). Just because you show up at the designated hour doesn't mean you're on time. Trust your internal sense of timing.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). You were once highly motivated to complete a job, and now it seems you need supervision to stay on course. It's a sign that you need new influences.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You have the artist's eye. You will pluck out the object of beauty and return it to its rightful place.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). There is little to be gained from bending over backward to please someone now. Find your edge. You're going to need it to be smart and wise.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 31). Clever and industrious, you'll have fun creating opportunity. You'll conserve resources and find great success recycling old items and ideas. October features social visits and information sharing. December brings a notable purchase. Bold self-expression will be your trademark in 2012. Gemini and Sagittarius people adore you. Your lucky numbers are: 5, 10, 32, 4 and 46.
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