Horoscope for Aug. 12, 2017

ARIES (March 21 to April 19): Don’t be hard on yourself if things at work go haywire in the upcoming weeks. There will be silly errors, mixed-up communications, late deliveries and lost paperwork.

TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): During the next week or so, you will encounter old flames from your past. Others will deal with old issues related to sports and children.

GEMINI (May 21 to June 20): A family reunion will be par for the course during the next few weeks. Meanwhile, relatives you haven’t seen for ages will be on your doorstep and eating out of your fridge.

CANCER (June 21 to July 22): Throughout the next few weeks, you will encounter transportation delays and mixed-up communications. Give yourself extra time to cope with the unexpected.

LEO (July 23 to Aug. 22): Checks in the mail will be late during the next week or so. Financial deals and arrangements will be delayed or flawed from silly, goofy mistakes.

VIRGO (Aug. 23 to Sept. 22): Your day-to-day activities will be frustrating due to misplaced items, car problems, missed appointments and confusing communications with others. (Mercury is going retrograde in your sign.) Have courage!

LIBRA (Sept. 23 to Oct. 22): While others suffer from delays and mistakes, you can make great strides doing research or working behind the scenes. Get busy!

SCORPIO (Oct. 23 to Nov. 21): Old friends will be back in your world again. This is a good chance for you to catch up on past history or deal with closure of some kind.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22 to Dec. 21): Parents, bosses and VIPs you have not seen for a while will be back in your life again in the next week or so. Dress accordingly so that you feel confident and up to the occasion.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22 to Jan. 19): During the next few weeks, travel plans will be delayed or canceled. Try to travel someplace you have been before. However, this also is an excellent time to study history and the past.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18): The next few weeks will give you a wonderful opportunity to tie up loose ends regarding inheritances, shared property, taxes and insurance issues. Get as much done as possible!

PISCES (Feb. 19 to March 20): Ex-partners and old friends will be back on the scene again during the next few weeks. For some this will be a welcome occasion; for others, it won’t.

BORN TODAY: You are clever and humorous. You want to learn and grow in this lifetime. This is a social, happy year with cheerful vibrations. Broaden your social circle to include new contacts. Romance and love affairs may bloom. You want to live life fully! This year is a year of choice. You might face an important decision. Happiness is having alternatives.

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