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CANCER: June 18-24 Tuesday, June 17
   Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has a collection of Japanese art that’s never on display. It has 6,600 wood-block prints created by artists of the ukiyo-e school, also known …
GEMINI: June 18-24 Tuesday, June 17
  “Nikhedonia” is an obscure English word referring to the pleasure that comes from anticipating success or good fortune. There’s nothing wrong with indulging in this …
TAURUS: June 18-24 Tuesday, June 17
  “My music is best understood by children and animals,” said composer Igor Stravinsky. A similar statement may be made about you in the weeks ahead: You are best understood by …
ARIES: June 18-24 Tuesday, June 17
  If you were alive 150 years ago and needed to get a tooth extracted, you might have called on a barber, blacksmith or wigmaker to do the job. (Dentistry wasn’t a formal occupation …
AQUARIUS: June 11-17 Wednesday, June 11
Almost 100 years ago, world-famous comedian Charlie Chaplin entered a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest in San Francisco. He did his best to imitate himself, but it wasn’t good enough for the …
PISCES: June 11-17 Wednesday, June 11
“The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease,” said French philosopher Francois-Marie Voltaire. Invoke that principle in the weeks ahead. You need to be …
CAPRICORN: June 11-17 Wednesday, June 11
Haggis is a Scottish pudding. According to the gourmet food encyclopedia Larousse Gastronomique, it has “an excellent nutty texture and delicious savory flavor.” And yet, to be honest, …
SAGITTARIUS: June 11-17 Wednesday, June 11
Novelist Herman Melville wrote that to create art, “unlike things must meet and mate.” Like what? “Sad patience” and “joyous energies,” for example; both are necessary, he said. …
SCORPIO: June 11-17 Wednesday, June 11
William Shockley was a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and co-inventor of the transistor. He also helped launch the information technology revolution, and was called “the man who brought silicon …
LIBRA: June 11-17 Wednesday, June 11
“You should be interviewing roses, not people,” says a character in Anne Carson’s book The Autobiography of Red. That’s sound poetic advice in the days ahead. More than you …
 
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