Horoscopes for Thursday, Oct. 11
Today’s Birthday (10/11/18). A lucrative year lies ahead. Satisfying home renovations require persistent action. Discover a valuable hidden prize. Winter shines love into your house before tides shift with a collaboration. Summer professional wins preclude a new domestic phase. Prioritize love with family and friends.
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 a 9 — Good fortune hits your family accounts, although work could interfere with playtime. Get feedback from an expert. Follow the rules closely. Chop wood, carry water.
Taurus (April 20-May 20) — Today is an 8 — Join forces with someone who shares a passion. Make an excellent connection. Keep your sense of humor; chaos abounds, and plans could go awry.
Gemini (May 21-June 20) — Today is an 8 — Balance a busy schedule with stress reduction time. Don’t push too hard; something could break. Postpone unnecessary tasks. Get team support. Stay in communication.
Cancer (June 21-July 22) — Today is an 8 — Relax and enjoy sweet moments with beloved people. Don’t try to force an issue. Stay flexible with the schedule, and it all works out.
Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) — Today is an 8 — Tend your garden, and it flowers. Fill your home with love, and enjoy the response. Expect some chaos, and cook up a feast.
Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) — Today is an 8 — A new assignment has your attention. Creative ideas abound. Jot them down with visual displays. Organize your thoughts, and use your persuasive arts.
Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) — Today is a 9 — Keep generating positive cash flow. You can get what you need. An interesting theory may not work in practice. Stick to tested routines.
Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) — Today is a 9 — You can do more than you thought. You’re stronger and more attractive. Enjoy the confidence boost. Conserve resources and power into a personal project.
Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) — Today is a 5 — Rest, recuperate and let your mind wander. Nature restores your spirit. Listen to birdsong. Keep your feet on the ground. Peaceful introspection rejuvenates you.
Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) — Today is an 8 — Together, you can accomplish wonders. Things may not go according to plan. Abandon preconceived notions. Stay in communication with your team, and forge ahead.
Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) — Today is a 9 — An opportunity for a professional prize opens up. You can get what you need. Talk to your networks. Keep costs down. Make a powerful pitch.
Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) — Today is an 8 — Study goals and destinations take focus. Grab an exciting possibility, and run with it. You get farther than expected. You may not take the expected route.
Celebrity birthdays: Former U.S. Defense Secretary William Perry is 91. Actor Amitabh Bachchan is 76. Singer Daryl Hall (Hall and Oates) is 72. Actress-director Catlin Adams is 68. Country singer Paulette Carlson is 67. Actor David Morse is 65. Actress-writer-comedian Dawn French is 61. Pro and College Football Hall of Famer Steve Young is 57. Actress Joan Cusack is 56. Rock musician Scott Johnson (Gin Blossoms) is 56. College Football Hall of Famer and former NFL player Chris Spielman is 53. Actor Luke Perry is 52. Country singer-songwriter Todd Snider is 52. Actor-comedian Artie Lange is 51. Actress Jane Krakowski is 50. Rapper U-God (Wu-Tang Clan) is 48. Actress Constance Zimmer is 48. Bluegrass musician Leigh Gibson (The Gibson Brothers) is 47. Rapper MC Lyte is 47. Figure skater Kyoko Ina is 46.
Thought for Today: “Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.” — Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (1724-1804)