It's the time of month you've all been waiting for...
Once again, I remembered promising to make this a regular monthly feature.
For new readers, with enough time to waste on this tosh, I will repeat my earlier explanation of this post: Despite of my disdain for horoscopes, 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 was written by some clever New York advertising copywriter or team of writers. It is definitely irreverent and ironical, but does contain a glimmer of truth (whatever that is). Each should be able to recognize one or the other personal trait or something irritating in someone you know. Horoscopes and alchemy are similar: each "science" tries to produce something of value from nothing. Alchemy has been debunked, but horoscopes continue to thrive. A clever use of words can manipulate the hopes and emotions of certain gullible people. (Where have we heard that before? It seems to be a common thread in thoughts about human beings.)
You are impractical and persistent. You have a dogged determination and work like hell. Most people think you are stubborn and bull headed. You are nothing but a goddam Communist.
(Nb. Since this was probably written in the 1980's, the last bit had more meaning than it does today...except in the US!)
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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.