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Jessica Alba’s handwriting analysis birthday blog

Happy birthday, Jessica Alba; the girl-next-door that took over Hollywood! (4/28/81) One of my favorite things about this blog is discovering personal things about the celebrities I’m analyzing. For example, Jessica Alba and I both have the middle name, Marie. We were both born on the 28th and we have one younger brother. Johny Depp is her favorite actor (mine too) and she enjoys a bit of SpongeBob Squarepants, but really, who doesn’t? Let’s check out her handwriting…

This amazing actress always knew what she wanted to be when she grew up. As a child, Jessica’s family was poor. She wore thrift store clothes and never felt she fit in. In her penmanship, you can see there is true gratitude, grit and determination. Her handwriting also indicates a bit of a rebel streak. She loves people and has genuine empathy. She’s not pretentious, what you see is what you get. One of her rules to live by may be ‘fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me’, she has the classic forgive but don’t forget sign in her signature.

Looking at dozens of her autographs, you can see how the J has changed over the years, and maybe even day to day. Most times the top is overly big indicating she has grand ideas, and an active imagination. It’s a soft, clear J. She has learned to not depend on anyone but herself and this is also seen in the first letter of her first name. The letter J’s totem is the bear, thoughtful and calm unless you mess with her kids, then watch out! She also needs her downtime to truly serve those around her so don’t be offended if she hasn’t returned your call for a few days.

In the last name Alba, she seems to always sign like we’re taught in school, the lower-case A but bigger. This is indicative of a person who ultimately serves others. Jessica puts others first so often it doesn’t even dawn on her to put herself first, there is not a selfish bone in her body. She’s a giver, through and through. (A trait she shares with David Bowie.) A couple of the signatures I looked at, it was clear Jessica doesn’t believe how amazing she really is, her self-esteem is there but in a ‘I’m only doing my job’ kind of way. The A is the dolphin. Chatty and intelligent, with a love for people, these traits are all seen in her writing.

Optimistic and flexible, she is one to go-with-the-flow. Her work drive is old fashion and she wouldn’t dream of cheating anyone. A day’s work for a day’s pay, could be her work motto. She’ll give 100% of herself within her career and family obligations. Generous to a fault, she believes she can make a difference. I think she’s right.

Happy birthday, Jessica Alba! Cheers to many more!

Quotes from Jessica Alba

Everybody is beautiful, and there are so many different types of beauty and ideas of beauty – it really comes down to confidence.

My theory is that if you look confident you can pull off anything – even if you have no clue what you’re doing.

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Happy 91st Birthday to Queen Elizabeth (handwriting analysis)

I’ll admit, I have a little fascination when it comes to the royal family. Queen Elizabeth has been a woman to admire my entire life. Happy 91st birthday to the oldest reigning monarch as well as the longest lived. For someone who was never expected to become Queen, she’s done a royal job!

When we look at her signature, we see she has the upright (non-existent) slant that is common in Europe. The alphabet that is taught there is the Roman writing opposed to the Palmer method in the U.S. The primary difference is the slant and embellishments. If you compare the current Queen Elizabeth’s signature to her mother’s the differences are crystal-clear. The Roman writing is patterned after calligraphy and often will have additional flourish such as under or over-scores and high, tight curves. This indicates the Queen is fact over fiction. She thinks before she acts and may have a tendency to ‘sleep on it’ when facing heavy decision making. Furthermore, she is no nonsense although she has quite a sense of humor. Straight-talking, and  frank she will tell you what’s on her mind.

Her E shows tolerance for people. She has patience and open-mindedness although she is no nonsense. Her and her mother both signed a capital R after Elizabeth. Some may guess this stands for ‘royalty’ or an undisclosed family name but it’s their title, Regina. (the Latin word for Queen) This is an understandable abbreviation for someone who must sign their name multiple times daily. Speaking of frequently signing, Queen Elizabeth’s signature has been consistent throughout her reign. This tells us she is steady and reliable in her actions, there isn’t a chance she would text something off the top of her head at three a.m. Poised, confident and steadfast, the Queen is diplomatic and charismatic. Her education was unlike most people’s and consisted of royal duties and obligations opposed to a standard upbringing. Queen Elizabeth was a daddy’s girl and was close to him up to his death.

Here’s a few fun facts that have nothing to do with her writing. She loves dogs and has had thirty corgis during her tenure as Queen. She’s played Prince Charming in a play with her sister. When she was engaged to Prince Philip, she used ration coupons to buy the material for her wedding dress as there was a war going on at that time. One thing I have in common with the queen is a love for handwritten notes. Queen Elizabeth has written tens of thousands of notes and cards throughout the decades.

Happy birthday to this renowned woman!

Queen Elizabeth quotes

The upward course of a nation’s history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.

Grief is the price we pay for love.

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It’s baseball season! Happy Birthday to Pete Rose.

It’s baseball season so Pete Rose is the perfect happy birthday celebrity handwriting analysis for this week. Known as “Charlie Hustle” or “The Hit King”, Pete became famous for an outstanding 4,256 hits within his career. A man familiar with the science behind handwriting analysis, Mr. Rose was banned from baseball due to a forensic document examiner testifying it was his handwriting on betting slips in 1989. Although he claims he never wagered against his team, it was argued that he was betting ten thousand dollars a game … But I’m getting ahead of myself.

Pete was born April 14, 1941 to Harry and LaVerne Rose. Harry’s nick name was ‘big Pete’ and it seemed a fitting name for his son since he had never liked his own birth name. Born the second child of four, Pete’s father pushed him in to sports by way of example. Harry loved football and Pete picked up on the drive, ambition and inclination for sports but Pete’s talent was in baseball. The family never took a summer vacation since that was the baseball season. Harry did not think it fair to the team if ‘one of their best players’ took a vacation. Pete learned right off the bat (pun intended) to hit both right and left handed and would switch depending on the pitcher. He often cited his dad for pushing him to be great in his field.

Within his autograph, you can see his grandiose ego, vanity and bad taste. There are also signs of prejudice, and a few dishonesty signs, specifically, dishonesty by omission (this is further confirmed over his tax trouble for evasion and not reporting all of his income.) Violence can also be seen in some of his handwriting, hot-headed temper and the potential to lash out. He’s an all caps printer which shows his detachment from those around him, he’s emotionally unavailable and has high privacy issues.  There are also indications that he is selfish and self-preserving. When his own daughter said he wasn’t a good father, his reply was, “Of course I am, I just bought my daughter a car.” Within relationships, money buys happiness and loyalty.

Mr. Rose was banned from baseball after he was accused of betting for the team he was coaching, a practice forbidden to key personnel. It was a handwriting expert that testified it was indeed Pete Rose’s handwriting on the smudged gambling tickets. Naturally, Mr. Rose’s attorneys attacked the credentials of the handwriting expert, but the judge upheld the testimony and it was the damning piece of evidence.

During the most recent election, Donald Trump tweeted a picture of a baseball that Pete Rose wrote “Mr. Trump, make America great again” and signed it. Naturally, this was taken as an endorsement but when asked about it, Pete stated that if he’s getting paid to sign a ball, he writes what the customer wants and there was no support towards the current president. (btw, he charges between $40 and $75 for these signatures…)

Happy birthday, Pete Rose. And best of luck.

Personal note… I must admit, this analysis really disappointed me. Pete Rose is quite a jerk and his handwriting proved it. I love baseball have respect for a man who played the game well but as a person, I lost a lot of respect just by researching his signature. See you next week.

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Literary Legend, Beverly Cleary, Happy 101st Birthday! (handwriting analysis)

Clear, clean and easy to read as her books, Beverly Cleary’s signature is straight forward and legible. If she hadn’t become an author, she has what it takes to be a school teacher (like her mother). An only child growing up on a farm in Oregon, Ms. Cleary struggled learning to read. Once she did, the library became her favorite place to be. One of the jobs that affected her career path was being a librarian. She watched as students struggled to find characters and stories they could relate to, this inspired her to write. Her books are so relate-able they have stood the tests of time, remember Ramona? Born Beverly Bunn, she married her husband, Clarence Cleary in 1940 and published under that name. They were married up to his death in 2004. She had boy/girl twins, Malcom and Marianne, who inspired some of her characters and their adventures. Many of her characters were inspired with the boys and girls she grew up with.

Beverly Cleary’s handwriting has the perfect slant, what some call the teacher slant. This is indicative of a person who can get along with just about anyone; those super shy and those exuberant extroverts. There are a few different signs that she works well alone and can adapt whether she’s a wall flower or center stage. (Although, she genuinely loves people.) Her signature shows she forgives and forgets. This may have caused her to be taken advantage of over the years by those that prey on forgiving souls. I was able to find several samples of her writing as well as her signature. They are all consistent and haven’t changed much over the decades. She may be stuck in her glory days and comfortable the way things were. Deep thinking and analytical, Beverly’s writing shows she’s also ‘a lover not a fighter’. The only confrontation indications in her writing are a desire for an intellectual debate. What you see is what you get with Ms. Cleary, there is no BS or flamboyance, like her writing style.

Currently she’s living in a retirement home in California where she’s been a long-time resident. Happy 101st Birthday to this literary legend! (April 12, 1916)

Beverly Clearly quotes

If you don’t see the book on the shelf you want to read, write it.

I wanted to be a ballerina when I grew up. I changed my mind.

Problem solving, and I don’t mean algebra, seems to be my life’s work. Maybe it’s everyone’s life work.