Back on the 20th, we transitioned from Aries season to Taurus time. I'm pretty excited about it. I am back on my home turf for the first time in about 90 days. It's Earth season again.
Taurus is the first of the three Earth signs. The second is Virgo (my sign) and the third is Capricorn, which we exited more than 90 days ago. This is a good time for us all.
As is the case with all Earth people, the Taurus people have many sterling qualities and a few bad ones. Like all us Earth people, the Tauri are practical, pragmatic, utilitarian, down to earth, realistic, feet on the ground, and hard working folks. We all tend to be blunt spoken, straight talkers. We mean what we say and say what we mean.
Taurus occurs is the middle of spring, and is fixed sign of the Earth clan. Because Taurus is the fixed sign of the group, they are steady, reliable, loyal, stable, no-quit kinda people. On the flip side of these outstanding qualities, you will find a little stubborn fixation mixed in there. That's the shadow of the tall tower.
Chris Berman, Emmitt Smith, John Unitas, Tony Romo, Jay Cutler, Josh McDaniels, Lovie Smith, Mike Martz, and Cam Newton are all members of the Taurus family.
A number of big-time philosophers have been Taurians. Emmanuel Kant, Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Max Planck, and John Stuart Mill are a few of those. Hence the professors say that to be a great philosopher, you have to be full of bull.
Unfortunately, a few of your nastiest dictators have also been Taurians. Oliver Cromwell, Adolf Hitler, and Saddam Hussein are in this class. Vladimir Lenin and Ho Chi Minh were also born under Taurus. You may or may not count them as villains.
Before your impression turns sower, understand that William Shakespeare and Pope John Paul II were also Taurians.
Interestingly, the Major Arcana card representing Taurus is the Hierophant. Hierophant is a fancy Greek term meaning "High Priest". A high percentage of Taurians a very religious folks, both stubbornly fixated and attached to their mother doctrine. A sizable number of powerful religious leaders have been Taurians.
Taurus is ruled by Venus, an alias for Aphrodite, the goddess of love. This makes them the most sensual and sexual members of the Earth clan. There is a dispute inside astrology regarding which sign has the highest absolute sex drive. The majority report says that Scorpio has the highest sex drive. The minority report says that Taurus has the highest sex drive. Which ever you draft first, you take the other second. Ergo, Taurus has either the highest or second highest drive of the bunch.
Interestingly enough, Taurus and Scorpio are directly opposed to each other in our earthly skies, and separated by half a year. This creates a powerful attraction between them, just as is the case between Pisces and Virgo. This would mean that Taurus girl would be outstanding for a guy like Sam Bradford. Charles Bronson was a Scorpio and his wife, Jill Ireland, was a Taurus. They had a legendary Hollywood romance. When she died of cancer, he never got over it. That was the beginning of the end for him.
Interestingly, we build our football teams through the draft during Taurus season. We shake out the winners from the losers 6 months later during Scorpio season.
Taurus women have a tendency to be drop-dead gorgeous. If you want to a see a few of the movie starlets that have been born under Taurus, click here. You will see what I am talking about. Among the first 50 names that pop up under that list, around 39 to 40 are winners in my very picky opinion. That's an insanely high percentage.
It is a remarkable co-inky-dinky that Maxim Magazine just happened to pick Jordana Brewster as their cover girl for their recently released issue. She just happens to be a Taurus girl. I have splendid scores versus Jordana, and I don't need the computer to tell me it so. WOW!
While I still have a preference for Capricorn and Pisces women, it is very hard to ignore these Taurus girls. Further, it seems that a lot of them are showing up around me all of a sudden. I would be lying if I told you I didn't find them attractive.
It just so happens that a girl at work I have admired for several years turns out to be May 10 Taurus. I don't know the year, but I suspect it is 1984. This discovery came as a great surprise. I was told she was a Gemini. She didn't seem like it, but I took the source's word for it.
This is a very good time of year for a guy like me. I intend to post a gallery of Taurus girls soon. You will see that they are very, very competitive with the Capricorn girls. I have a serious inborn weakness for Pisces girls, which is a problem, but these Taurus girls might even be able to run them down.