Today’s Birthday (03/07/18). Fly to new heights this year. Pursue an educational dream with help from your team. Money comes from unexpected sources. Slip into a fine summer romance. Rest and make plans before a busy action phase hits. Prepare for winter wins with community and family.
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 an 8 — The next two days favor travel, exploration and investigation. Remember what you want to accomplish. Take time for long-range planning. Follow a brilliant idea.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — Review your reserves over the next two days. Figure out the budget to put away provisions for the future. Collaborate with your partner.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is a 7 — Negotiate and compromise with your partner. Keep shared commitments in mind. You may not always understand each other. Patience brings creative solutions and sweet rewards.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — The work is in the details. An error can actually lead to something better. Keep practicing. Get support when needed. Keep your wits about you.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is a 7 — Plan some fun for today and tomorrow. Savor games, sports and shared enthusiasms with family and friends. Learn new tricks from a master.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 5 — Get sucked into domestic projects. Clear the clutter. You can find what you need. Less is more. Savor the fruits of your labor.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 7 — Your creative muses harmonize. Get quiet and listen. Capture inspiration in written words, visually or as audio. Express your discoveries and interpretations.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is an 8 — The next few days could get especially lucrative. Have faith in your own imagination. You can do more than you thought. Discover unconsidered options.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 9 — You’re especially strong, confident and creative today and tomorrow. Invest in work you love. Obsess on the details. Keep your feet on the ground.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 5 — Rest and recuperate for a few days. Observe and wait for developments. Research a potentially profitable hunch. Enjoy your favorite soothing rituals.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is an 8 — Your friends are there for you. Collaborate on a shared goal. Bounce interesting ideas around. Tap into new funding. New opportunities arise in conversation.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is an 8 — A professional test or challenge has your focus over the next few days. Schedule carefully. Focus on a new career target. Think fast under pressure.
Celebrity Birthdays: TV personality Willard Scott is 84. International Motorsports Hall of Famer Janet Guthrie is 80. Actor Daniel J. Travanti is 78. Entertainment executive Michael Eisner is 76. Rock musician Chris White (The Zombies) is 75. Rock singer Peter Wolf is 72. Rock musician Matthew Fisher (Procol Harum) is 72. Pro Football Hall of Famer Franco Harris is 68. Pro and College Football Hall of Famer Lynn Swann is 66. Rhythm-and-blues singer-musician Ernie Isley (The Isley Brothers) is 66. Rock musician Kenny Aronoff (BoDeans, John Mellencamp) is 65. Actor Bryan Cranston is 62. Actress Donna Murphy is 59. Actor Nick Searcy is 59. Golfer Tom Lehman is 59. International Tennis Hall of Famer Ivan Lendl is 58. Actress Mary Beth Evans is 57. Singer-actress Taylor Dayne is 56. Actor Bill Brochtrup is 55. Author E.L. James is 55. Author Bret Easton Ellis is 54. Opera singer Denyce Graves is 54. Comedian Wanda Sykes is 54. Actor Jonathan Del Arco is 52. Rock musician Randy Guss (Toad the Wet Sprocket) is 51. Actress Rachel Weisz (wys) is 48. Actor Peter Sarsgaard is 47. Actor Jay Duplass is 45. Classical singer Sebastien Izambard (Il Divo) is 45. Rock singer Hugo Ferreira (Tantric) is 44. Actress Jenna Fischer is 44. Actor Tobias Menzies is 44. Actress Sarayu Rao is 43. Actress Audrey Marie Anderson is 43. Actor TJ Thyne is 43. Bluegrass singer-musician Frank Solivan is 41. Actress Laura Prepon is 38. Actress Bel Powley is 26. Actress Giselle Eisenberg (TV: “Life in Pieces”) is 11.
Thought for Today: “Caveat actor.” (Let the doer beware.) — Latin proverb.