PISCES: July 31-Aug. 6


PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): "There are some enterprises in which a careful disorderliness is the true method." So says Ishmael, hero of Herman Melville's 19th-century novel "Moby Dick." He's ostensibly referring to his job of whale hunting, but some modern critics suggest he's talking about the art of storytelling. I think his words apply to a certain enterprise you're now engaged in. Wrap your mind and heart around the phrase "careful disorderliness." It's the true method. Other terms are benevolent chaos, strategic messiness, purposeful improvisation and playful experiments. o

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