Born today, you may not be "front and center" at all times, but you can certainly remain closely involved with the most important projects and activities that are being promoted around you. You are not the kind to enjoy downtime all that much: When you have tended to one duty or responsibility, you can always be counted on to move to the next almost immediately. You learn by doing and by observing others who do things as well as you would like to do them. In this way, you can be sure to evolve steadily throughout your lifetime, assuming more and more control over bigger and bigger projects as you do.
You are most attracted to those who share your interests and aspirations -- who isn't? -- but there are times when you may wish to spend more time with those outside your own circle of acquaintance and activity. In other words, you like to branch out socially when you have the chance.
Also born on this date are: George Hamilton, actor; Casey Affleck, actor; Erwin Schroedinger, scientist; Buck Owens, singer; Mark Knopfler, guitarist; Cecil B. DeMille, director; Pete Sampras, tennis player; Bruce Greenwood, actor; Cantinflas, actor; Jane Wyatt, actress; Pat Metheny, guitarist; William Goldman, author and screenwriter; Christy Mathewson, baseball player.
To see what is in store for you tomorrow, find your birthday and read the corresponding paragraph. Let your birthday star be your daily guide.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 13
ARIES (March 21-April 19) -- You'll have many who are willing to help you through a sudden difficult time. With such assistance, you should manage quite well.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) -- You may actually be giving another more credit than he or she deserves, when in fact you are probably more deserving of praise.
GEMINI (May 21-June 20) -- It's time to get together with someone who can make you stronger and provide you with new ideas. You don't have to be on your own at this time!
CANCER (June 21-July 22) -- You're facing quite a challenge, but you can rise to the occasion and acquit yourself well. You must, of course, remain calm.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) -- You may have to adjust your schedule to accommodate an unexpected duty or burden. Personal issues take precedence during evening hours.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -- You can make up for another's inability to fulfill certain duties, but don't even think about making this a permanent adjustment!
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) -- You seem to know more right now than you did at this time last week. You've been paying attention to what's been going on!
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) -- You'll discover that everyone is an expert when it comes to your emotional well-being, but the only opinion that matters is yours!
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) -- You can get together with someone who shares your enthusiasm about a coming project and devise a better plan.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) -- You're used to doing certain things on your own, but today you may find that you are limited and require help from those around you.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -- Even the easiest, most routine endeavors may require more thought than usual today. You'll be asking a great many questions.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) -- It's time to consider options that you may have rejected out of hand in the past. Now, however, other variables are at play.