Volume 92, Issue 84

Tuesday, March 9, 1999


Reading the cosmos

What your astrological sign says about you

What your astrological sign says about you

Aries (March 21 - April 20)

Traditional Aries traits:

adventurous and energetic; pioneering and courageous; enthusiastic and confident; dynamic and quick-witted.

Not so good: selfish and quick tempered; impulsive and impatient; foolhardy and daredevil.

Best paired with: Aries and Leo

Taurus (April 21 - May 21)

Traditional Taurus traits:

patient and reliable; warm-hearted and loving; persistent and determined; placid and security loving.

Not so good: jealous and possessive; resentful and inflexible; self-indulgent and greedy.

Best paired with: Capricorn

Gemini (May 22 - June 21)

Traditional Gemini traits:

adaptable and versatile; communicative and witty; intellectual and eloquent; youthful and lively.

Not so good: nervous and tense; superficial and inconsistent; cunning, inquisitive

Best paired with: Aquarius

Cancer (June 22 - July 22)

Traditional Cancer traits:

emotional and loving; intuitive and imaginative; shrewd and cautious; protective and sympathetic.

Not so good: changeable and moody; over-emotional and touchy; clinging.

Best paired with: Taurus, Scorpio and Pisces

Leo (July 23 - Aug. 23)

Traditional Leo traits:

generous and warm-hearted; creative and enthusiastic; broad-minded and expansive; faithful and loving.

Not so good: pompous and patronizing; bossy and interfering; dogmatic and intolerant.

Best paired with: Leo and Aquarius

Virgo (Aug. 24 - Sept. 22)

Traditional Virgo traits:

modest and shy; meticulous and reliable; practical and diligent; intelligent and analytical.

Not so good: fussy and a worrier; overcritical and harsh; perfectionist and conservative.

Best paired with: Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn

Libra (Sept. 23 - Oct. 23)

Traditional Libra traits:

diplomatic and urbane; romantic and charming; easygoing and sociable; idealistic and peaceable.

Not so good: indecisive and changeable; gullible and easily influenced; flirtatious and self-indulgent.

Best paired with: Libra

Scorpio (Oct. 24 - Nov. 22)

Traditional Scorpio traits:

determined and forceful; emotional and intuitive; powerful and passionate; exciting and magnetic.

Not so good: jealous and resentful; compulsive and obsessive; secretive and obstinate.

Best paired with: Cancer, Scorpio and Capricorn

Sagittarius (Nov. 23 - Dec. 21)

Traditional Sagittarius traits:

optimistic and freedom-loving; jovial and good-humoured; honest and straightforward; intellectual and philosophical.

Not so good: blindly optimistic and careless; irresponsible and superficial; tactless and restless.

Best paired with: Leo

Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 20)

Traditional Capricorn traits:

practical and prudent; ambitious and disciplined; patient and careful; humourous and reserved.

Not so good: pessimistic and fatalistic; miserly and grudging; over-conventional and rigid.

Best paired with: Virgo, Scorpio and Capricorn

Aquarius (Jan. 21 - Feb. 18)

Traditional Aquarius traits:

friendly and humanitarian; honest and loyal; original and inventive; independent and intellectual.

Not so good: intractable and contrary; perverse and unpredictable; unemotional and detached.

Best paired with: Gemini and Leo

Pisces (Feb. 19 - March 20)

Traditional Pisces traits:

imaginative and sensitive; compassionate and kind; selfless and unworldly; intuitive and sympathetic.

Not so good: escapist and idealistic; secretive and vague; weak-willed and easily led.

Best paired with: Taurus, Cancer and Pisces

Source: Parkers' Astrology: The Definitive Guide to Using Astrology in Every Aspect of Your Life, Julia and Derek Parker.

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