Horoscope: August 28, 2017

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A baby born today has a Sun in Virgo and a Moon in Scorpio if born before 3:48 p.m. (EST). Afterward, the Moon will be in Sagittarius.

Happy birthday for Monday, Aug. 28, 2017:
This year you might express an unusually passionate facet of your personality. As of fall, you express an intensity that few people have witnessed. Misunderstandings could float in and out of your year. You will need to learn to confirm meetings, places and times. If you are single, you might attract quite an assortment of personalities. Most of you will choose someone who works well with you. Others will enjoy finding out who you choose! If you are attached, do not allow misunderstandings and squabbles to become more. Forgive and forget. Focus on caring for your sweetie. SCORPIO reads you well. Be direct with this sign.

The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult


ARIES (March 21-April 19)

Your fiery side emerges when discussing a key issue with an associate or partner. Confusion appears. You might be in the process of becoming an expert at wading through chaos. When making plans or going off to a pre-planned event, confirm the meeting place, time and even your expectations as to what is happening. Tonight: Express your caring in a meaningful way.


TAURUS (April 20-May 20)

Remain responsive to another party, even if they are difficult and/or angry. You could be in a different situation than you anticipated. Clearly a child or new friend appears to be full of ideas and solutions. You could be pleased by what is coming down the path. Confirm meeting times and places. Misunderstandings could happen far too easily. Be smart about your interactions. Tonight: Make special time with a loved one.


GEMINI (May 21-June 20)

Dive into your work and do your best to get as much done as possible early in the day. Later on, too much could be landing on your plate to focus. Screen calls until after the workday. Confusion surrounds a key relationship. There could be a problem around your home that needs handling. Tonight: Touch base with an older relative or friend.


CANCER (June 21-July 22)

You might want to handle a matter directly that has been on the back burner. You cannot keep your feelings sequestered. In fact, someone, whether it is you or the other party, is likely to blow his or her stack. Say what you are feeling in a diplomatic manner, perhaps several times with different words. Tonight: Off for some exercise first.


LEO (July 23-Aug. 22)

You might want to rethink a judgment involving a personal situation or an issue revolving around property. You could easily lose your temper right now, making a problem even more incendiary. You might need to distance yourself from this person. Tonight: Kick up your heels.


VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

You might be more forceful about an issue than you realize. Do not hesitate to say what you think. You might have difficulty explaining where you are coming from in a way that others get. Somehow your attitude comes through, even if it’s not the specifics. Tonight: Focus on your immediate circle or family.


LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)

You focus on your priorities, though a friend could push very hard to get your attention. Do not be surprised if a spat breaks out. Confirm what you are hearing, especially if it sounds strange. You have a way of presenting yourself that demonstrates sensitivity. Tonight: Spend quality time with a loved one.


SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)

Use the morning and early afternoon, when you are at your best. In the afternoon you might run into a disagreement with a boss or a respected older friend who can trigger you right now. Confirm what you are hearing before making a judgment. Tonight: Do some shopping on the way home.


SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

You could feel low in the a.m., but the situation could reverse itself out of the blue. Confirm meetings and times. You cannot push someone away and resolve a difficult or messy situation. The two of you will come together no matter what you do. Tonight: In the whirlwind of living.


CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)

You know exactly what you want. Friends and those who know about your fantasies support your efforts to create what you desire. Confusion surrounds a friendship. Give this situation space, and it will right itself. Tonight: Handle a personal matter ASAP.


AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)

You must handle a work-related matter, which could be challenging. A misunderstanding could be complicating the matter even more. Know that time is your ally. Confusion surrounds you. Try to clarify a conversation. Tonight: Make an effort toward a friend or loved one.


PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20)

Others could be unusually contentious and demanding. A work-related matter could push you to share a short-term idea. Associates and/or loved ones might have a tendency to unintentionally add confusion to the mix. You could overwork yourself trying to get caught up on your various projects. Recognize that you might need to clarify, explain and question whether others are on the same page as you. Tonight: A force to behold.


Born today: Figure skater Scott Hamilton (1958), singer-songwriter Shania Twain (1965), poet Rita Dove (1952)