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BIO SKETCHES:

Location: north node of pisces in past lives

Characteristics: moon-angel, summer gypsy

Philosophy: in life and love, don’t settle for less than 100%

Greatest sin: can do nothing for a day and stay in the “ now”

Education: a student of life on earth and outbound

Style: blend of classic and eclectic

Strengths and weaknesses: shadows chasing light; light chasing shadows

Luxuries:  inner spirit dancer, theater actress, educator, painter, poet, interior designer

Addictions: diet coke, rare collections, travels around the world

Unforgettable scene: pathways of Prague in Czechoslovakia around dusk

Claim to fame: the world's worst typist


THIS THING CALLED BIRTH ORDER...


Blog Posted:10/25/2012 2:56:00 PM


i remember how our  parents rounded all of us when we were still growing up, and asked where we wanted to spend their forthcoming anniversary… the eldest chose an out-of -town resort for the event.. but no, the youngest whined saying it had to be in grammy’s new farm… and  the second among us hushed everyone to consider what mom really wanted…but our firstborn sistah insisted she would have the last say…the long tug-of- conversation had just began… sounds familiar?

here’s an excerpt of my magazine article about the dynamics of birth order...

“Curiously, brothers and sisters may have the same parents, but the children have different value systems and behavioral patterns depending on their birth order.  So there goes the buffet of preferences, choices and moods --- much like a combination pizza.”

as a middle child, i somehow tend to negotiate for a common ground when conflicts arise,  ewhhh! …our eldest , on the other hand, can snake- charm us till we finally agree to her whims…geez, how can she pull that off?... certainly, she knows how to boss us around, lol!

 

now, some sound bites you might enjoy…

*famous first-born people : oprah winfrey, bill clinton, brad pitt, albert einstein, sadam     hussein

*middle-child celebrities: jfkennedy, princess diana, van gogh, shakespeare, bill gates

*youngest-child personalities: jim carrey, whoopi golberg, cameron diaz, mark twain

*only-child luminaries :  queen elizabeth1, da vinci, gandhi, margaret thatcher, john lennon

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** hillary and bill clinton are both firstborns; who is now having a heyday?

** madonna's edgy, domineering attitude makes her an eldest child... nopey, she's a middle child.

** da vinci may be an only child,but he has some half-siblings, thanks to his naughty dad!


 

           so, how does your birth order influence  the way you deal with life?...spin ahead!

 

 

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  1. Date: 10/27/2012 8:40:00 AM
    Proud to be a middle child as well. The world is in great need of peace keepers. Enjoyed reading your Blog.

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  1. Date: 10/25/2012 8:42:00 PM
    HOPE With this your blog becomes HOT.....

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 2:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    kashi.. you're a middle child?.. ahahh!... like me, we fend for ourselves becuase parents usually give more attention to the eldest and youngest, lol.. good enough for me..:)
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 8:41:00 PM
    I am the ONLY...

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  1. Date: 10/25/2012 8:39:00 PM
    Middle...........

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  1. Date: 10/25/2012 8:39:00 PM
    Child........

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  1. Date: 10/25/2012 7:06:00 PM
    I am oldest - the peace maker. My sister (2) was my father's faveorite. My brother (3) was my mother's favorite. My other brother (4) was the accident. We all headed to different states.

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 2:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    i suppose you were the favorite of all your siblings!.. firstborns are usually leaders, joann... about 1/2 of american presidents are the eldest in the family..:)
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 6:06:00 PM
    Ohhh you must KNOW, I'm the eldest of 6 LOL though the second set of three does do the I'm the baby role to perfect especially my baby sis who is a police officer LOL..REALLY!! all my sis's are toughies and all the boys are lovers

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 3:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    a sunday girl and the queen of the pack... were you demanding?.. lol!
    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi Date: 10/25/2012 6:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I was born on a sunday-[And the child that is born on the Sabbath day/Is bonny and blithe, and good and gay.]
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 5:07:00 PM
    I am the youngest out of 6.. and also the only girl so I had a hard time growing up. I was constantly used for experiments and as a wrestling dummy for my brothers to practice on.. But I wouldn't change it for the world.. Have a great night cory

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 3:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    that's is quite accurate, cory...it's no wonder the youngest becomes the joker or the entertainer ( to cope with all the naggings of older siblings, really!)... ohhh, an only girl?... makes me wonder if you think like a man ( which is good...:)
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 5:05:00 PM
    Only child, always trying to be the best, make my family proud...

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  1. Date: 10/25/2012 3:35:00 PM
    I, too, am the middle one! What's wrong with us? : )

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 10/26/2012 3:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lol, ruben.. we have strengths!.. flexible, diplomatic, observant, and free-spirited!.. yeah!..:)
  1. Date: 10/25/2012 3:11:00 PM
    I'm firstborn and I think it shows! I am very conscientious, Nette!! well, I saw this as I was scrambling to go off and get home now, and just had to be FIRST to comment here. hahaha.

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