Skywatch: Horoscopes for the Week of April 13 – 20, 2012

April 13, 2012
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By Flo Higgins

People born this week are not actually born on the cusp of Aries and Taurus, but there will still be a more serious Taurus touch to their personalities.

The controversial nature of the Aries will certainly show, but there will be a more practical side to the person born now.

Leadership, outspokenness and risk-taking will still dominate their personality, but there can also be heavy concern about finances and home life in this Aries birthday person.

But the volatile nature of Aries will win out and they will want to lead, be first in any line and speak their minds. They think quickly and move even quicker.

An Aries often starts a project, gets bored and never finishes the job. This is a natural way of life for a fire sign, while the fixed sign Taurus will stay with projects until they are totally and completely done.

People born this week: Ed O’Neill, April 12, 1946; Rick Schroder April 13, 1970; Sarah Jessica Geller, April 14, 1977; Elizabeth Montgomery, April 15, 1933; Ellen Barkin, April 16, 1955; Victoria Beckham, April 17, 1974; Conan O’Brien, April 18, 1963; Kate Hudson, April 19, 1979.

If you are waiting for the new moon, then the wait is just about over; it will happen just minutes after midnight on Saturday and it will be in Taurus. There’s no better time to start projects at home, in your love life or whatever. The skies will be in your favor on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Mike Wallace died on Sunday and he just missed his 94th birthday. He was a Taurus born on May 9, 1918.

Matt Lauer of The Today Show, a Capricorn born on December 30, 1957, signed a new $30 million contract with NBC to remain in his hosting post. He wants his present co-host Ann Curry, a Scorpio born on November 19, 1956, out and Savannah Guthrie, also of NBC, to replace her. Just watch Ann disappear into another NBC program.

Aries (March 21 to April 20) Here we are with a new moon on Saturday and you’re just waiting for some changes to spring up. There could be a new face in your social circle, so be there and let things happen. Just one phone call could turn your life upside down, so don’t ignore calls and be out on the dance floor.

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Taurus (April 21 to May 20) If your life has not seen some real improvement then you are barking up the wrong tree. Move your energies to a new territory because the time is now – you are looking to make minor adjustments and the time has come. A friend could become more than just a friend, so watch out or things will happen.

Gemini (May 21 to June 20) Some might say you are a walking time bomb just waiting to explode. You need to adjust your lifestyle and flow with the tide. No more nonsense, no excuses – just get moving in a more rewarding direction and you will love the changes you make. An old friend could help keep you in tip-top shape and happy as a lark.

Cancer (June 21 to July 20) If you are off to see the wizard and discover some memories from your past you are on target. Don’t let anything or anyone stand in your way. You are headed towards a mind-blowing adventure and should not let your pals talk you out of anything. You know what you need, now go get it. Start on Saturday.

Leo (July 21 to August 20) This is the week to know all that glitters is not gold. Just keep yourself busy, promise nothing yet and wait. Your turn is coming. With Uranus in Aries it is making wonderful aspects to your sun. It is a time when dreams can come true if you work at it.

Virgo (August 21 to September 20) Opportunity is knocking so take advantage of it by making some moves on Saturday during the new moon. You are in a great spot to get jobs done and move on to higher and better experiences. Stop making excuses and look for new adventures. This is no time to be sitting still.

Libra (September 21 to October 20) There may have been one situation after another in the past months that looked like a challenge, but you have managed to pull it all together. This is good and if you just keep moving along within months you will be living closer to the easy life. Don’t slow down now.

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Scorpio (October 21 to November 20) Life should be looking brighter now as you pull things together and start living your dream. It is time to remember that when one door closes another one opens. You are in tune and should stay there with a big smile and an even bigger bankroll. Keep up the fast pace life. It is good.

Sagittarius (November 21 to December 20) Your unique personality can help you win any game you decide to play. If you can keep that in mind this weekend you will find yourself in the middle of a temporary game of love and life. If you play it right you will win. Don’t lose your cool and keep your mind on the game.

Capricorn (December 21 to January 20) Try keeping communication lines open to everyone, or you are going to lose the chance to make a ton of money. Keep this weekend free and easy and expect the unexpected. There could certainly be some financial good news for you and your pals. Review every piece of info that comes your way.

Aquarius (January 21 to February 20) Organize your own agenda and let others do the same. The era of overextending yourself has come to an end. There could be a new pal in your future and, if you let him, he will change things for you. The time has come to get serious about changing your thinking. You need some positive reinforcement.

Pisces (February 21 to March 20) Sudden flashes of consciousness will bring you into an entirely new climate if you let it. Set some high goals for yourself and others and then stick to them. This could be an extremely healthy time of life for you. Move on to the next challenge. You will win.

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