But what if one was born on this 'notorious' date? What would the moon and heavenly stars portend? Did one come unhinged at the thought?
The only Piscean that I knew who was ruled by the fish was the gentlest of souls, smart in dressing, artistic to a fault and made an innate good samaritan, with a natural instinctive nose to sniff out the fishy.
My late father's historical journey of life began on March 15th! Not a messy truth. But a day of rejoicing. Not a contagion of stigma. But one of courage and hope. Numerology has a way to be charmingly remembered.
And so it became a significant one for me and for our family, my father's horoscope recorded into posterity on dried palm leaf scrolls of the palmyra trees which would predict his past, present and future, reconstruct the battles he would encounter, milestones he would cross and every astrological sign of note.
The influences that my father left remain branded within me. It helped me grow, crowning my sensibilities to manage the curve balls life sometimes bitterly threw. It helped me deflect and steer through the intricate roadblocks to stay ahead of the curve. It helped me to stand back up resolute and determined for the trip ahead.
'Tenacity is the fruit when the dust settles' was his favorite love aphorism, elaborating on the precepts of his ancestral ways.
'I know Papa.'