Horoscopes for Monday, Sept. 17

September 17, 2018

Today’s Birthday (09/17/18). Connect and share to expand this year. Discipline pays off with a passion project. Explore uncharted territory for miraculous discoveries. Push for team success this summer before alternative health and work directions lead to a regenerative envisioning phase. Winter love inspires. Communication builds resilience.

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 — Get into a testing phase. Opportunities arise through tomorrow to benefit your career. Experience pays off. Polish your work before presenting it. Dress for success.

Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — Get out and explore. The completion of a difficult project opens time for something more fun. Travel to intriguing destinations. Discover new cultures, flavors and views.

Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Resolve a financial puzzle with your partner over the next few days. Responsibilities fall into place. Disciplined efforts reap valuable rewards. Conserve resources.

Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Negotiate to refine the plan. Collaborate with your partner today and tomorrow. Focus on practical priorities. Handle chores. Together, you can work a miracle.

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Discipline with health, fitness and work pays off, especially through tomorrow. Follow the rules closely to improve performance. Practice for a test. Apply physical muscle.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is a 7 — Things are coming together. Romance sparks in playful moments. Enjoy some fun with someone attractive. To improve your game, follow the rules impeccably. Practice makes perfect.

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is an 8 — Domestic matters have your attention. Listen respectfully. Learn through another’s experience. Keep promises, especially with family. Integrity provides workability. Restore it where missing.

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 9 — Make promises, goals and milestones. Set deadlines and schedule them. When opportunity knocks, answer the door. Profit through discipline with communications. You’re gaining respect.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 9 — Steady efforts get lucrative today and tomorrow. Keep doing what’s working to maintain momentum. Do your financial homework. Submit reports and invoices, and pay bills.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is a 9 — Provide leadership and collaborate to advance. Apply your confidence into disciplined action and words. Rely on experience, and stick to tested routines. Go for highest quality.

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 5 — Get into thoughtful planning mode. Set schedules and make reservations. Organize and file documents and materials. Savor peace and quiet. Get productive behind closed doors.

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is a 9 — Teamwork makes a difference. Disciplined coordination propels shared efforts to success. Organize plans and clean up messes. Stay in close communication. Spur each other on.

Celebrity birthdays: Sen. Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, is 85. Retired Supreme Court Justice David H. Souter is 79. Singer LaMonte McLemore (The Fifth Dimension) is 83. Retired U.S. Marine Gen. Anthony Zinni is 75. Basketball Hall of Fame coach Phil Jackson is 73. Singer Fee Waybill is 70. Actress Cassandra Peterson (“Elvira, Mistress of the Dark”) is 67. Comedian Rita Rudner is 65. Muppeteer Kevin Clash (former voice of Elmo on “Sesame Street”) is 58. Director-actor Paul Feig is 56. Movie director Baz Luhrmann is 56.

Singer BeBe Winans is 56. TV personality/businessman Robert Herjavec (TV: “Shark Tank”) is 55. Actor Kyle Chandler is 53. Director-producer Bryan Singer is 53. Rapper Doug E. Fresh is 52. Actor Malik Yoba is 51. Rock singer Anastacia is 50. Rock musician Keith Flint (Prodigy) is 49. Actor Matthew Settle is 49. Rapper Vinnie (Naughty By Nature) is 48. Actor-comedian Bobby Lee is 47. Actor Felix Solis is 47. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marcus Sanders (Hi-Five) is 45. Actress-singer Nona Gaye is 44. Singer-actor Constantine Maroulis is 43. NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson is 43. Pop singer Maile Misajon (Eden’s Crush) is 42. Country singer-songwriter Stephen Cochran is 39. Rock musician Chuck Comeau (Simple Plan) is 39. Actor Billy Miller is 39. Country singer Desi Wasdin (3 of Hearts) is 35. Rock musician Jon Walker is 33. Actress Danielle Brooks is 29. Actress-singer Denyse Tontz is 24.

Thought for Today: “The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.” — W. Somerset Maugham, English author and dramatist (1874-1965)

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