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April 2001

by Tarq

Happy Birthday to Our April Babies!

April 1 - DrmngAngel

April 3 - Phyllo

April 4 - Ice Prince

April 8 - Fine Diner

April 14 - GabbyDoll

Astrological Insights


Dates: March 21 Through April 20
Symbol: The Ram
Ruling Planet: Mars
Element: Fire
Gem: Diamond
Colors: Red
Flowers: Geraniums, Honeysuckle
Herbs: Capers, Mustard
Metal: Copper
Animals: Ram

Aries Personality Profile:

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac. It represents offensive power and begins at the spring equinox. In Aries we move from the potential to the actual; from dormant to active participation. Desire, initiative, courage and action are words which best describe Aries.

Personal traits of an Aries person are openness, enthusiasm and individualism. They are outspoken, alert, quick to act and speak. They prefer to speak than listen. Arians are ambitious, with lots of drive and a strong desire to lead. They make poor followers. Fiercely independent, they usually take the side of the underdog in any controversy. They are champions of lost causes and losing battles. This trait is due to a strong belief in their own abilities to turn any situation around.

Arian values are more intellectual than spiritual. Primarily people of action, they demonstrate little subtlety or cunning. Frank and amiable, they make quick decisions, and grasp ideas just as quickly. Quick mind, and just as quick to anger, Arians are known for their impatience, and are prone to be arrogant.

Aries have a strong self image, the ability to think fast and size up most situations in an instant. Arians calculate risks with lightning speed and make decisions accordingly. An adage that fits the Arian well is 'A straight line is the shortest distance between two points'. Arians don't waste time and energy beating around the bush, they come straight to the point, and leave the bodies where they fall.

Arians are known to be generous people. They give of their time, effort, money and sympathies. They have both moral and physical courage and will give support to anyone they believe is being treated unfairly, or to any cause they deem worthy.

In their professions, Arians need to take charge. The routine or monotonous was not meant for you. Your originality, imagination and great mental and physical energy require work where you can utilize all of these traits. You prefer to work on your own or direct others. You are in your element in a position where you can communicate and form public opinion. Journalism, publicity, advertising, publishing, radio and TV are natural professions for you to prevail in. The military is another field that is ripe for Arians with its many leadership possibilities. Law enforcement is another commanding vocation that is attractive to Arians. In a similar capacity Aries make excellent surgeons and surgical nurses. In the arts and entertainment field, Aries also does very well. You are endowed with so many valuable assets; a keen intellect, initiative, intuition, inventiveness, energy, leadership qualities and enthusiasm that you'll shine in any profession that you set your sites on.

Arians have to watch their impatience, lack of thrift, and domineering attitude. Your ego also requires more than a fair share of continual approval and acclaim. Without this approval, your effectiveness can take a nosedive. Aries thrive on challenge, and they truly believe they can do anything - so they have a tendency to bite off more than they can chew. Acquiring patience, persistence and perseverance will go a long way in helping you to make the most advantage of your great gifts.

In summation, Arians are spontaneous people. They never ponder, they act. They are frank, open and not prone to be devious. The Arian takes definite steps, achieves definite results, is of help and benefit to those who need it, and attacks before waiting to be attacked.

These songs were Chart Toppers in April:


Melody of Love -
Billy Vaughn / The Four Aces / David Carroll
The Breeze and I -
Caterina Valente
Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So) -
Perry Como
Open Up Your Heart and Let the Sun Shine In -
Cowboy Church Sunday School

Can't Buy Me Love -
The Beatles
Glad All Over -
The Dave Clark Five
The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss) -
Betty Everett
My Heart Belongs to Only You -
Bobby Vinton

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia -
Vicki Lawrence
Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got) -
Four Tops
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree -
Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
A Shoulder to Cry On -
Charley Pride

I Love Rock 'N Roll -
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
Key Largo -
Bertie Higgins
Do You Believe in Love -
Huey Lewis and The News
Big City -
Merle Haggard