Moon Alert: Avoid shopping or big decisions from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. EDT today (3 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. PDT). After that, the Moon moves from Gemini into Cancer.
Happy Birthday for Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022:
You are intelligent, independent and creative. You have strong moral values and high expectations for yourself. You are fun-loving, skilled and talented. This is a strong year for you because you will get recognition that you deserve for past efforts. Expect awards, a promotion, kudos and acknowledgements. Bravo!
(March 21-April 19)
Today is a day for you to work hard and party hard! But mostly you want to party, at least in a low-key way. Do be aware that confusion about your pet, your job or your health might be a factor. Therefore, don’t believe everything you hear or see. Check it out. Tonight: Cocoon. This Week: Time to get organized.
(April 20-May 20)
Today you will enjoy relaxing at home. However, romantic relationships are subject to confusion and disappointment. Be careful that this confusion doesn’t blur something financial or related to something that you own. Be aware. Tonight: Emotional discussions. This Week: Enjoy vacations, sports and social events!
(May 21-June 20)
Today the Moon is still in your sign at odds with Neptune and dancing nicely with the Sun. Basically, this makes everything fine and secure. Nevertheless, discussions with authority figures might be like two ships passing in the night. Be clear in your communications. Tonight: Maintain your possessions. This Week: Entertain at home. Focus on family.
(June 21-July 22)
You might spend time today daydreaming or being lost in flights of fantasy, which is quite all right. We all need to do this from time to time. Nevertheless, don’t be so distracted that things that matter are ignored or missed. Something going on behind the scenes is a bit fuzzy. Tonight: You win! This Week: A busy pace with short trips and errands.
(July 23-Aug. 22)
This is a lovely day to schmooze. Having said that, do be wary of decisions about money, finances and your possessions. Make sure everything is clearly understood. Make sure you’re not expected to pick up the tab — as usual. Tonight: Seek solitude. This Week: Ponder moneymaking ideas; plus, shop for a wardrobe.
(Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
Conversations with partners and close friends are confusing today. Factoid. Meanwhile, you are high-viz, so people notice you more than usual. If you think there’s something fishy going on, there is! Tonight: Friendships. This Week: You are empowered! Time to rejuvenate.
(Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Today you might be dealing with secrets and hidden information because something is going on behind the scenes. Relations with friends and groups will be positive and reinforcing. However, something to do with your work, a pet or your health might be confusing. Be aware of this. Tonight: You are noticed. This Week: Take a backseat and ponder your goals.
(Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
The expectations of a friend or a group might not be clear to you. Well, if this is the case, speak up. Find out what others expect of you. Don’t leave people guessing. Likewise, make sure they know what you mean. Tonight: Explore! This Week: You’re popular!
(Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Go gently today. Travel if you can. See new people and explore new ideas. However, be aware that partners and close friends might not be on the same page as you. Make no assumptions. Tonight: Check your finances. This Week: You impress everyone.
(Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
This is a classic day for confused communications, especially due to an assumption that people make. “But he always takes that route.” This is minor. Mostly this is a day to relax. Tonight: Be accommodating. This Week: Travel and explore!
(Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
Be extra clear in discussions about responsibilities for others as well as shared property, shared money and shared expenses. Put your cards on the table. Tonight: Work. This Week: Be the best that you can be.
(Feb. 19-March 20)
Today you can work efficiently and get a lot done. Nevertheless, conversations with partners and close friends might be confusing. Do not assume that someone is trying to be deceptive. Chalk it up to a miscommunication. Tonight: Socialize! This Week: Close relationships matter.
Olympic athlete Usain Bolt (1986), actress Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), basketball player Wilt Chamberlain (1936)