Moon Alert: Caution! Avoid shopping or major decisions from 2:45 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. EDT today (all day until 5:30 p.m. PDT). After that, the Moon moves from Leo into Virgo.
Happy Birthday for Friday, Aug. 26, 2022:
You are calm, levelheaded, practical and intelligent. Fair and optimistic, you have high standards in everything you do. Simplicity is the key to your world this year. Work to create solid foundations, either physically in a tangible way or internal structures in your mind. Solidify your security for the future.
(March 21-April 19)
Note to parents: This is an accident-prone day for your kids, so please be vigilant. Know where your kids are at all times. Meanwhile, social plans might suddenly change today. An event might be delayed or canceled. Guard against sports accidents. Romantic partners might stir the pot just to see the fur fly. Tonight: Stay flexible.
(April 20-May 20)
Do what you can to keep peace and harmony at home, because something unexpected will take place. It might impact your finances. It might suddenly change the appearance of your home. Stock the fridge, because surprise company might drop by. Don’t shop for anything except for food and gas until the Moon Alert is over. Tonight: Stay calm.
(May 21-June 20)
This is an interesting day! An impulsive short trip might be one reason you see new places and meet new faces. You also will hear interesting news, because today is full of detours, changes and stimulating surprises. Pay attention to everything you do to avoid accidents. Tonight: Something unexpected.
(June 21-July 22)
Be aware of the restrictions of the Moon Alert if doing financial transactions today. Do not shop or agree to anything important until the Moon Alert is over. Meanwhile, guard your possessions against loss, theft or damage. Tonight: Be on guard.
(July 23-Aug. 22)
Today you seek excitement and stimulation, especially through romance. Unfortunately, you might be tempted to provoke a fight to gratify your need for some thrills and chills. It’s a flirtatious day full of impulsive energy that could take you anywhere. Tonight: Stay calm.
(Aug. 23-Sept. 22)
This is a restless day. You have that feeling you’re waiting for the other shoe to drop. Something going on behind the scenes might surprise you. Or perhaps you are waiting for something to take place. There is a subtle, electrical undercurrent to this day. Tonight: A surprise.
(Sept. 23-Oct. 22)
Friendships are subject to sudden changes today. A friend might surprise you by doing or saying something you least expect. Or perhaps you will meet someone who is a real character — fascinating but unusual. Maybe your involvement with a club will change. Tonight: Pay attention.
(Oct. 23-Nov. 21)
Relations with parents, bosses and the police are unpredictable today. Be careful if you have something to hide, because you might get busted. If something goes awry, never underestimate the power of courtesy. Don’t volunteer for anything. Tonight: Be aware.
(Nov. 22-Dec. 21)
Travel plans might be changed or canceled today. Likewise, issues related to legal matters, medical situations or anything to do with the media or higher education are subject to explosive energy and changes. You’re not standing around getting dusty. Tonight: Delays.
(Dec. 22-Jan. 19)
Check banking details today, because something might interrupt your ability to access your money. Meanwhile, unexpected changes might occur that affect arrangements in place regarding inheritances and insurance matters. Agree to nothing important today because of the Moon Alert. Some of you might receive a windfall, or not. Tonight: Check your finances.
(Jan. 20-Feb. 18)
A partner, spouse or friend might do something that surprises you today. They might want to change the terms of the relationship. They might introduce you to someone who is different or unusual. Agree to nothing important until after the Moon Alert is over. Tonight: Patience.
(Feb. 19-March 20)
Issues related to your health are unpredictable today. Something might surprise you. Likewise, something related to your pets might catch you off guard. (This could be an accident-prone day for your pet.) Meanwhile, disruptions to your job are likely, especially with co-workers. Tonight: Stay chill.
Actress, comedian Melissa McCarthy (1970), NASA physicist, mathematician Katherine Johnson (1918), actor Mike Colter (1976)