Horoscope/Jacqueline Bigar

Happy birthday for Thursday, May 5, 2011: This year, new ideas naturally come forward. You are more willing than in the past to try different experiences. You are often very lighthearted and silly. At other times, people try to approach you on a vulnerable and serious level. Follow your instincts from situation to situation. GEMINI can be very controlling and possessive.

ARIES (March 21-April 19)★★★★ You express yourself more than usual. Tonight: Add that special spark.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20)★★★Curb a tendency to be possessive. Others might be overly serious or touchy. Tonight: Treat yourself on the way home.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20)★★★★ You are all smiles, and others respond to that energy most happily. Tonight: So what if it is Thursday night? Start the weekend right.

CANCER (June 21-July 22)★★★★ You might not be as sure of yourself as usual. Tonight: Get some extra R and R.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)★★★★★Zero in on your priorities as you rarely have. Tonight: Where the action is.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)★★★★ Others often envy how you accept different work and what you do with difficult situations. Tonight: A must appearance.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)★★★★ You might be reaching out for something that isn't quite reachable. You might want to take a challenge. Tonight: Let your imagination make the call.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)★★★★ Togetherness takes a strange turn when you least anticipate it. Tonight: Make it cozy.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)★★★★★Zero in on your priorities. You could be overthinking a situation. Tonight: Sort through your choices.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)★★★Dive into work knowing which way to go and why you are heading in that chosen direction. Tonight: Make sure you get some exercise.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ Check out a situation with a little more care. Tonight: Make it light and easy.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)★★★★★Remain confident when dealing with others. Tonight: At home.