Daily Scope

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017

THE LAST WORD IN ASTROLOGY 

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Lolo Jones, 35; Jesse Williams, 36; Jonathan Silverman, 51; Maureen McCormick, 61.

Happy Birthday: Dig in for the long haul. Impulsive moves will not bring the results you want. Slow down and be methodical and you will avoid setbacks. An honest assessment followed by practical applications will ensure that you stay on track and stabilize your position. Keep the peace and calculate your every move. Charm and diplomacy will help you get your way. Your numbers are 5, 12, 19, 26, 30, 37, 41.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): Unpredictable situations will leave you feeling confused and uncertain about the prospects that lie ahead. Stay focused on the here and now and pour your energy into getting things done. Live in the moment and avoid controversy. 2 stars

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Visit a place that stimulates your mind or activates memories that will prompt you to get in touch with old friends to revisit the pastimes you used to enjoy. You’ll learn from the experience as well as from the people you encounter. Romance is highlighted. 5 stars

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): A joint venture isn’t likely to be as cost-efficient as you hoped. Be careful not to rely on information given by someone who tries to persuade you to get involved in something you should be questioning. Don’t spend what you don’t have. 3 stars

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Use your head, your experience and your insight to make choices that will not infringe on your financial wellness or your personal relationships. Overindulgent tendencies on your part or on the part of someone else will be costly. 3 stars

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Size up your situation and do the best you can. Your input coupled with your ability to listen and determine what others want will help you find a way to control the outcome. Stand tall, speak directly and show compassion. 3 stars

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Don’t waste time on past regrets when you should be moving forward and living life in the moment. Simplicity and moderation will set the stage for a well-balanced daily routine. Romance is favored. 5 stars

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Reconsider your current position and the way you live. Consider your happiness and what it will take to bring you the peace and satisfaction you need in your life in order to achieve personal and professional happiness. 2 stars

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Don’t let a situation involving a friend or relative put you in a compromising position. If someone overreacts, back away. Arguing will not be worth your time or effort. Love and romance are a much better choice. 4 stars

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Make changes because it’s what you want, not because of an emotional situation involving someone else. Refuse to let anyone push you in a direction that isn’t good for you. Avoid temptation and manipulation. 3 stars

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Personal growth and physical improvements are highlighted, but be careful not to overdo it. Put a limit on how much you will spend and what you are comfortable with when it comes to change. You don’t have to be trendy to be stylish. 3 stars

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Don’t act on impulse or you will make a mistake. A smooth talker will feed you information that isn’t valid. Be prepared before getting involved in a partnership based on conjecture. Research and present the facts. 3 stars

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Get involved in the projects and pastimes that make you feel good about your future. Fixing up your residence, hosting an event or making special plans with someone you love will contribute to your happiness. 4 stars

Birthday Baby: You are popular, imaginative and well-spoken. You are dedicated and resourceful.

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