Happy New Year 2011

"May we all have a safe and Happy New Year."
January 1, 2011 (The first day of Heisei 23)

Please forgive me for posting so early. We'll be leaving in the wee hours of the morning.

This is the Year of the Rabbit. People born in the years 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999 (party) are RABBITS. Are you a rabbit? If so, speak up or wait another 12 years to share this revelation with us. Are you rabbit-kin to a famous celebrity? Read more and find out.

People born in the Year of the Rabbit are articulate, talented, and ambitious. They are virtuous, reserved, and have excellent taste. Rabbit people are admired, trusted, and are often financially lucky. They are fond of gossip but are tactful and generally kind. Rabbit people seldom lose their temper. They are clever at business and being conscientious, never back out of a contract. They would make good gamblers for they have the uncanny gift of choosing the right thing. However, they seldom gamble, as they are conservative and wise. They are most compatible with those born in the years of the Sheep, Pig, and Dog.
-- SOURCE: Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco

Here is information from another site and it includes celebrity Rabbits.

According to the Chinese Zodiac, the Year of 2011 is the Year of the Rabbit, which begins on February 3, 2011 and ends on January 22, 2012. The Rabbit is the fourth sign of the Chinese Zodiac, which consists of 12 animals signs. The Rabbit is a lucky sign. Rabbits are private individuals and a bit introverted. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are reasonably friendly individuals who enjoy the company of a group of good friends. They are good teachers, counselors and communicators, but also need their own space.

According to Chinese tradition, the Rabbit brings a year in which you can catch your breath and calm your nerves. It is a time for negotiation. Don't try to force issues, because if you do you will ultimately fail. To gain the greatest benefits from this time, focus on home, family, security, diplomacy, and your relationships with women and children. Make it a goal to create a safe, peaceful lifestyle, so you will be able to calmly deal with any problem that may arise.

The Sign of the Rabbit

People born in the Year of the Rabbit share certain characteristics: Keen, wise, fragile, tranquil, serene, considerate, fashionable, and kind. Generally, they are quite calm, do not exhibit aggressive behavior, and will avoid confrontation at all costs. When angry about something, they will approach it calmly and considerately, hardly ever raising their voice. And they are quite keen and pay close attention to the situations developing around them. They are intelligent and quick, and can talk themselves in or out of most situations with no problem.

The Rabbit is a symbol for mercy, elegance, and worship of beauty. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are kind, loving persons, and dislike any hostile act. They give others an impression of being frail-looking because of their gentle appearance. But, in fact they are strong-minded and have strong wills. They pursue their ideals all their lives in a precise and orderly way. They do things slowly and deliberately because of their cautious characters.

There is no need to worry about their lives. They are nimble, clever and good at avoiding harm to themselves. They are talented and like artistic ventures, such as painting and music and are generally quite present in these worlds. They are also very hospitable, good hosts and warm-hearted companions. They never embrace others in public places. They know the art of saving face and giving consideration to the interests of both sides.

People born in the Year of the Rabbit are apt to be sensitive to ailments and to have bad allergies. Stress or conflict will detriment their health. Exercise could take off unnecessary stress and strengthen their physical condition. They have to learn to incorporate more action into their everyday routines.

They will become depressed and withdrawn if their homes do not consist of beautiful possessions that make them comfortable. Their homes and offices usually are clutter-free. They have really good communication skills and are best utilized in positions of management. They make great teachers and counselors because they are so diplomatic and well-organized. They can also make great painters or musicians due to their sense of beauty and their love of creativity.

Rabbit people are usually relatively careful when it comes to their finances. They use much of their money for possessions such as their homes, cars or furniture. They love hunting for antiques, arts and crafts and will tend to make sound investments in these types of things.

Famous Rabbit People: Angelina Jolie, Anjelica Huston, Drew Barrymore, Edith Piaf, Fanny Brice, Helen Hunt, Jane Seymour, Joan Crawford, Kate Winslet, Natasha Richardson, and Tina Turner.

(Spring Liao, 10/15/2007) -- SOURCE: Stan's Sewing Supplies

On this site, you can read in detail about the Rabbit's Personality, the Rabbit Child and take the rabbit compatibility test (the link at the bottom of the page). I'd say that they were roughly 95% accurate about my personality (nope... not a rabbit) and 90% right about my guy. Wow!


  1. Happy New Year in advance! Hope you enjoy your time in the countryside.


  2. I was born in the Year of the Bitch.

    So...what are our Narrator's resolutions for the New Year? Spill, spill, everyone - lurkers included.

  3. *NEIGH!!!!*

    Horse Representation Begins Now.

    As for Resolutions Lady Ankh,

    I plan to sew myself a corset and finish my next Fashion Show without wanting to commit Seppuku on the table. Oh and lose weight blah blah run a mile blah.

  4. Oh and lose weight blah blah run a mile blah.

    *nods* A classic.

  5. My goals are simple: Work my ass off and put together an ass-kicking Final Year Show, even if I have to pull a string of all-nighters to do so.

    After that? Party hard.

  6. ^Drat, that should be A kick-ass. Brain couldn't decided between 'an ass-kicking' or 'a kick-ass' and..well, there you go.

  7. Happy new year!
    My goal is to stop worrying so much, enjoy the process of moving and starting a new job. Get more exercise and meet hot guys.

  8. Modest-goddess,

    Sooooooooo glad to hear you're finally moving. Hope there's more POC.

  9. Resolutions? I don't make them because I don't keep them. But I will continue the promise I made last NYE: not to lie to God or to myself. That worked out well for me in 2010; no reason for it not to in 2011.


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