Though Metcalf appears rather intense, quiet and enigmatic at first (as mentioned in the previous chapter), she is really quite friendly, sociable and interested in people. She may sometimes feel torn between getting deeply involved emotionally and staying light, free and unencumbered.
Laurie Metcalf is, in many ways, an eternal child. Her mind is bright, alert, curious, flexible, playful and always eager for new experiences - and her attention span is often quite brief. Metcalf grasps ideas quickly and once her initial curiosity has been satisfied, she is ready to move on. Laurie Metcalf craves frequent change and variety, as well as new situations and people.
It may be hard for Laurie Metcalf to decide just where her talents and true vocation lie, for she has a multitude of interests and is loathe limiting herself by concentrating on just one. She is easily distracted by all of the other fascinating possibilities. Her curiosity and restlessness propel Laurie toward many different experiences in life, and she is willing to taste or try anything once. Doing the same thing over and over again, even if it is something she does well, is tantamount to drudgery for Metcalf.
Laurie Metcalf lives in her head a great deal - reading, observing, thinking, spinning ideas around - and she needs mental stimulation every bit as much as she needs food and drink. In fact, if Laurie had to choose between a good book or movie and a good lunch, she would very likely choose the former. Laurie Metcalf has a creative mind and she often lives by her wits.
She is also a very social creature, with a strong need to communicate and interact with people. She enjoys using and playing with words and has a real flair for getting her ideas across in a clever, interesting, articulate manner. Writing and/or speaking are areas she has talent for.
Laurie Metcalf also has a rather lighthearted and mischievous sense of humor, and often does not take anything too seriously. Though she craves emotional involvement, it is hard for Laurie Metcalf to achieve it, for she is frequently unwilling to commit herself to anything, to take responsibility or to limit her personal freedom and mobility.
Her happiness lies in using her creativity and language skills to communicate something meaningful, teach, inspire, or bring people together. Laurie has an unbiased mind and can usually offer a fresh, clear, uncluttered perspective. Her faults are her lack of constancy and persistence, and her tendency to overlook or ignore deep emotional issues and other people's feelings.
Laurie Metcalf craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable or taboo. Laurie may hide her interests or inclinations, except from those who know her very intimately. Laurie Metcalf is rarely content with herself and her life, and she has an inner urge to continually delve deeper than ever before. Laurie is also highly interested in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
Laurie Metcalf tends to see things from her perspective only and to be rather subjective. She also enjoys talking and expressing her views but does not always listen as well. Laurie Metcalf has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
She is imaginative and sensitive to anything colorful, beautiful or magical. She is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, music and mysticism. Her spiritual values color Laurie's whole perspective and approach to life. She is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
Laurie Metcalf undergoes deep, transformative changes in her life with relative ease and a minimum of conscious resistance. Because she does not avoid the depths, Metcalf has access to a lot of personal power and strength. Without realizing it or seeking it, Laurie is apt to have quite a potent effect on the people she comes into contact with, even superficially. Others sense that Laurie Metcalf is a force to be reckoned with.
Both sensitive and sensuous, Laurie blends charm and energy. Laurie Metcalf has a healthy sexuality and a good balance between activity and passivity. She may be fond of singing, dancing, music and drama. Romance comes easily to Laurie, and her romantic relationships are passionate.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Gemini
Sun in Gemini
Sun in 8th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Sextile Pluto
Sun Conjunct Venus/Mars