I like to peruse friends’ photos on Facebook and recently noticed pictures of an old high school friend’s brother in full Fancy-dress, Native American regalia at a pow-wow. I worked with her sister in an office for a full year about a decade ago. Somehow I had managed to miss that they are full-blooded Native American. Perhaps it’s not such a big thing to overlook, but it’s a glaring oversight if you know that I have a minor in Anthropology, specifically Northwest Coast Natives.
I guess you could call me a ding-bat, but I don’t think that’s specifically the case. I think what I am is a respectful communicator. My Mercury aspects my Saturn Moon. I have no planets in air but my 3rd house cusp is Libra. I’m a polite communicator. I have planets in the 8th house, planets aspecting Pluto, and planets in Scorpio. When I’m consulting with someone it’s my responsibility to respectfully ask the deep questions that will aid me in getting to the heart of a problem. But in polite conversation, I never dig. I accept the level at which people want to reveal themselves.
When I got to know this family it was in the time of raging political correctness. It was bad form to ask about ethnicity. With Pisces Mercury I’m able to obscure my curiosity, hide from myself things I’m not supposed to know. I think I may have gone overboard in this case. “Ya think?”
How inquisitive are you? Where’s your Mercury and your 3rd house cusp?