By Nancy Black, Tribune Content Agency
Linda Black Horoscopes
5:30 AM EDT, October 26, 2013
Today's Birthday (10/26/13). Let your creative genius out of the box this year. Uncork your inventive beauty to realize a dream. Romance, fun and beauty flavor the springtime, and a new level of partnership buds. Capture images, motion, sounds and words. Travel to show or launch between April and August. Your work gets glowing attention.
To get the advantage, check the day's rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging.
Aries (March 21-April 19) -- Today is a 7 -- Today and tomorrow get romantic and cuddly. There may be some upheaval, especially around finances. Focus on the love; the more you give, the more you receive. Dance between the raindrops.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Focus on home and family. Avoid conflict, and work on perfecting your skills instead. Compromise is part of the process. Keep busy with household projects and keep your head clear with frequent short breaks.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) -- Today is a 9 -- Learn how to communicate better over the next two days. You may encounter some conflict. Don't be afraid to take risks. You learn more from your defeats than from your victories. Your confidence improves.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) -- Today is a 9 -- Consider the future. Your capacity to make money improves, but you also want to play. Figure out how to do both, either simultaneously or by taking turns. Spice it with passion.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) -- Today is a 7 -- In figuring out how to jump a hurdle, don't discard big ideas. Who says you couldn't use a helicopter or a giant pogo stick? You're on fire and can handle anything that comes at you. Think beyond ordinary methods and strategies.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Imagine a weekend of inspiration and contemplation ... a perfect time to clean out your closets and gain clarity. Clear space, and clear your mind by getting outside somewhere beautiful. You want peace and calm.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- Today is an 8 -- Go ahead and party this weekend! Everything goes better with friends. Clean up your messes as they appear to keep them from piling up. Take breaks between activities, and listen to the unspoken mood.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- Today is a 9 -- Everything seems possible. Apply yourself and go for what you believe in. Keep it respectful, and take decisive action. You'll be watched for a couple of days. Don't encourage ruthless spending. A penny saved is earned.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- Today is an 8 -- When you have to go, you have to go. Travel and adventure look good for the next couple of days, and so does romance. Stick to your budget and save whenever possible. Study a new culture. Strive for perfection. And stay cool.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- Today is a 9 -- Listen for the start signal, and jump into action. There's no haste but no time to waste either. You're particularly effective in getting things done and overcoming blockades this weekend. What will you create?
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Today is a 9 -- A problem requires attention. Don't handle it alone. You work better with others. There's help available, so don't be afraid to ask. Slow down and avoid an accident. Get a message across.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -- Today is an 8 -- Hold steady work effort. If breakdowns occur, contemplate shifting your work routine. Take regular breaks so you don't get burned out. It helps to focus on projects you love, and enjoy healthy food and drink.
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