As an addendum to my Asia and me post of a few days back, here’s more proof of the continent’s growing influence in western culture. No less than Forbes magazine has a feature on business horoscopes for the upcoming Year of the Dog. Here’s mine:
1930, 1942, 1954, 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002
Your benefactor is the Ox.
“The Horse will find the Dog year a rather auspicious one. Your career will be smooth sailing. Though you will meet with a lot of competition and pressure in your work, luck is on your side. It is a year for making plans or learning something new. Students can expect good academic results. However, the Horse should not be too ambitious so as to avoid ending up with nothing. There are signs of hidden danger and sorrow for Horses born in 1966 and 1978. They will encounter backstabbers and find it easy to arouse misunderstandings with friends and relatives. Avoid squabbling with others, especially in winter. It will be a losing game for you. As for money luck, salaried workers will have more stability than the self-employed. If you are a salaried worker, you may discover a new source of income. If you are self-employed, there is a need to budget wisely. Be alert for signs of overspending.”—Master Sang
And in case you were wondering, I was born in 1978, and immediately bumped up to Grade 7…