My earlier post reminded my of my disdain for horoscopes, although I do recognize the creative talent needed to write such nonsense. Several years ago, I received a copy of the definitive horoscope. I think this it was written by some New York advertising copywriter. It is definitely ironical, but does contain a glimmer of truth (whatever that is). Occasionally, I will pull it out of a drawer and have a chuckle.
I will post an entry each month (if I remember), until the year is complete. Each should be able to recognize one or the other trait in his- or herself or in someone you know.
This month's entry happens to present my wife's horoscope...
You have an inventive mind and are inclined to be progressive. You lie a great deal. On the other hand, you are inclined to be careless and impractical, causing you to make the same mistake repeatedly. Everybody thinks you are stupid.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.