The daily Astorian. (Astoria, Or.) 1961-current, August 19, 2015, Image 5

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    THE DAILY ASTORIAN • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2015
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Nephew struggles with herpes
Tomorrow’s horoscope
Dear Annie: My nephew re-
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Dear Aunt: We can assure you
that your nephew is not alone.
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in the U.S. have genital herpes, and
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ARIES (March 21-April 19). If you want
a cool accent, you have to go somewhere
else in the world where the people don’t
talk like you. It’s something to consider
now, taking your act worldwide.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20). No one
who is adorable is trying to be, as ador-
ableness relies on a certain unselfcon-
sciousness. You’ll fall in love with some
adorableness today.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21). It’s not al-
ways better to give than to receive. Any-
way, you have to understand the receiving
end of things to give well. You can practice
today by accepting the help you’re offered.
CANCER (June 22-July 22). They’re all
counting on you to bring the surprise, the
distraction, the exciting thing that shakes
up a routine that would, without you, be
mind-numbing. You won’t disappoint.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Wisdom can
come from foolishness, even stupidity. In-
stead of seeking to follow a wise person,
right now you will benefit more from being
open to the ordinary people around you.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). You can
anticipate trouble without borrowing it.
The trick is in anticipating a few different
outcomes, most of them not troublesome
at all, and having a prepared response for
each.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). With your
feet at home, your eyes are on the world.
You have a feeling that what you need
most right now is out there. You may find it
on the Internet. Be sure to ask the people
at home for an opinion.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). You may
be older than you were yesterday, but you
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health.org or their Herpes Hotline at
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partners about the infection.
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Dear Survivor: There have al-
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By Holiday Mathis, Creators Syndicate Inc.
are better, too. Things are looking up, and
you’re taking the big strides you couldn’t
have taken before. You know more, and so
you do more.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21).
You’re not sure you’re being taken for
granted, but that’s the way it feels. Test the
theory. Stop offering all that comes with
being in a relationship with you. Pull back
for a while to see what happens.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19).
Friendship is fortified in laughter. The best
part is that you don’t have to try hard to
make your friends smile. Hilarity comes
as a natural extension of your bond.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You have
specialized knowledge — you just don’t
realize it right now because you haven’t
needed to use it in your current environ-
ment. Get out there. Meet more people.
Only then will you understand how unique
you are.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20). That ad-
venturous spirit of yours sometimes leads
you to swim with the sharks. Other times,
like now, such a swim is simply necessary
in order to get where you’re going. Luckily,
not everyone in the tank will be ferocious.
THURSDAY’S BIRTHDAY (Aug. 20).
You’ve been honing your powers of attrac-
tion, and so you shouldn’t be surprised
with the results. Multiple romantic op-
tions for singles are part of this. Job offers
and social invites will also be your lucky
problem. The road to a fulfilling career is
fraught with challenges, which you’ll han-
dle brilliantly at the end of the year. Aquar-
ius and Taurus people adore you. Your
lucky numbers are: 5, 24, 9, 28 and 18.