Article posted Tuesday, June 19, 2012 10:33am

Cancer (June 22 – July 22): The time is ripe to take a chance. Don’t let those caution signs along the side of the road permeate your non-driving dilemmas. Find a way to hedge your bets.

Leo (July 23 – August 22): Don’t be part of the couple who fights in public. People will ignore you in your soap opera glory, as you are not in LA and should know better.

Virgo (August 23 – September 22): A meteor will flash through your life, bringing a short-lived joy. Try to harness the spirit for future escapades at the Laundromat.

Libra (September 23 – October 22): Your general discomfort in life can be traced to two things: Gluten and Lactose. Try one-week sprees of eating only dairy and eating only wheat to determine which one is the offender.

Scorpio (October 23 – November 21): If you’re thinking of entering a contest, don’t delay! Your wit, wisdom, and talents are to be touted.

Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21): The brightness of your future is like the flickering of lightning bugs. You might have to look hard to find the first spark, but once you do there’s no denying that friends and more flashes will be near.

Capricorn (December 22 – January 19): Your habit of Tweeting while on the toilet needs to be broken, as no one wants the play-by-play of that.

Aquarius (January 20 – February 18): There are three ways to train a pony; however, you must first obtain the pony to train. There lies the challenge.

Pisces (February 19 – March 20): Let your inner poet out. Try a little rhyme in time to earn a dime.

Aries (March 21 – April 19): The next time you find yourself standing on a street corner in a thick of people, try breaking out in song. Pop hits and children’s songs are your best bet for accompaniment.

Taurus (April 20 – May 20): A slithery heathen will slide into your life next week. Don’t worry, though, his presence will be short lived and he’ll leave as fast as he came.

Gemini (May 21 – June 21): Family, friends and acquaintances will understand where you’re coming from but only you can decide where you’re going.