Skywatch for April 18 -25

April 18, 2014
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By Flo Higgins

Taurus is a charming, home-loving but stubborn birthday person.

Anyone born this week is not only involved with family, but also with the practical need to have money.

Taurus is one of these fixed, practical signs of the Zodiac. They know the importance of money and all it can buy because Taurus loves to collect things. They tend to hold on to their possessions as long as they can.

The Taurus is extremely patient, but when you manage to get them angry, watch out. They have a temper, but it is seldom displayed because they work hard to keep it under control.

The Taurus is involved with the home and family. It is important to them. Also their opinions on any subject are firm and seldom change.

An argument with this fixed sign is a totally lost cause.

People who have or are celebrating birthdays this week are: James Franco, April 19, 1978; Carmen Electra, April 20, 1972; Tony Danza, April 21, 1951; Jack Nicholson, April 22, 1937; Shirley Temple, April 23, 1928; Kelly Clarkson, April 24, 1982; and Al Pacino, April 25, 1940.

April of this year is a big month for eclipses. The second one this month is a solar eclipse on April 29. It will be felt on Earth during the New Moon in Taurus.

No wonder Stephen Colbert got the big job on “Late Show” job replacing David Letterman when David retires in 2015. Colbert is a Taurus born on May 13, 1964. He is one of 11 children. He has three children of his own.

Aries (March 21 to April 20) This is the week to set a goal and be determined to complete it. Avoid personal excuses and people who make excuses. You have no room in your life now for folks who do not want success as much as you do. Your health will be tip-top once you stick to your goals.

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Taurus (April 21 to May 20) There needs to be a few minor moves in your life. By the end of the month you could seriously consider a change or two. So try to be open to suggestions. You may not decide to do anything right now but just thinking of change is good news for you.

Gemini (May 21 to June 20) This is no time to be outspoken; it is a time to count your blessings and carry on your good work. Although there are some adjustments to be made, you are totally capable of making them and will do it extremely well. No more chatter. It is time to get busy.

Cancer (June 21 to July 20) The best way to deal with any stress you might be feeling now could be meditation. Plus, stay far away from negative people. You are in the middle of a talented time and you need to understand it will take you places you have never been. Look for a new BFF.

Leo (July 21 to Aug. 20) Since you like being in control, it might be a good time to get yourself as organized as possible. Reconsider some offers for a partnership dumped in your lap recently. When you get everything together you might like the opportunity. So go slow before making a final move.

Virgo (Aug. 21 to Sept. 20) As you rate the new people coming into both your business and personal life, avoid being pessimistic, otherwise you are going to miss a real winner. A call this week could turn out to be very important in your life by opening some otherwise locked doors.

Libra (Sept. 21 to Oct. 20) You will have some unique opportunities coming your way and it would be wise to at least consider them. Just take your time and consider all options. Since you will be making some changes, you might as well be in control by taking charge early in the game.

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Scorpio (Oct. 21 to Nov. 20) Some old pals could be jealous of your new success. With this in mind it might be wise to keep the details of your new life secret. In the meantime, keep busy with your work and expect the payoff soon. A major goal is in the making, so stay alert.

Sagittarius (Nov. 21 to Dec. 20) It is time to live your life by your rules not anyone else’s. So do whatever you do and never mind what others think of your agenda. The more excited you get about the new you, the happier you will be. An important BFF could make an appearance shortly.

Capricorn (Dec. 21 to Jan. 20) The more aware you are of your ability as a mover and shaker, the happier you will be. Lately, events have been taking place to give you more confidence. Take advantage of it and start planning some new moneymaking challenges. You are ready for big success.

Aquarius  (Jan. 21 to Feb. 20) This is a time of soul searching for you. Because you are digging deep in yourself, you will soon find the real you. Once that happens, get ready for adventure. A friend from the past could turn up at your door and there will be a happy reunion. Get ready for a new relationship era.

Pisces (Feb. 21 to March 20) People will be coming out of the woodwork to support your new ventures. So expect some happy news and look at the new adventures as great. Your job is to avoid getting caught up in the glory and keep doing your work. You are on your way.

Flo Higgins is an astrologer. Her email is

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