The year 2005, for those keeping track, will be the Year of the Rooster, the tenth of 12 animals in the rotation of the Oriental Zodiac. You'll find a rubber chicken adorning the home page of writepath.com (http://www.writepath.com), where we note some -- but not all -- of the characteristics of those born in the Year of the Cock. Different parts of the Orient take this more seriously than others. Some people regard the signs and directions of the Oriental zodiac with much more seriousness than the most earnest of astrology believers. But you may want to take it with a grain of salt, or, seasonally speaking, a bit of sauce (http://www.hotsauceworld.com/chyochwisaru.html). Basically, zodiac charts and astrology charts give advice as good as you'll find in the typical newspaper advice column.
However you choose, though, we hope you have a happy New Year. (We'll also wish you a Merry Christmas, and hope you'll take that in the spirit in which it is intended, regardless of your religious perspective (or lack of same).