Monthly Archives: September 2016

Autumnal Equinox

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Caturday Thoughts – A Day Late and a Dollar Short

I usually post my Caturday thoughts on Saturday morning but not this week. A concatenation of events piled up like an avalanche sweeping plans and schedule before it to destruction. So we are a day late. Last week  I was … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Cats Nap and Humans Read About Cats

With autumn promising to come soon it is time to think about getting ready for the winter. This year especially, I will need to seal up the house against the cold, in order to keep Mi Sun comfortable and warm … Continue reading

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White Dew 白露 (bái lù )

Today begins the solar term White Dew, which marks transition from summer to autumn. In China the temperature drops sharply, and the autumn rains come. Here the temperature dropped a little last week but I think from looking at the … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Cats Can’t be Cool Cats in Hot Weather

This week I heard geese honking overhead for the first time in months. It is a welcome harbinger of cooler weather. Yesterday morning I noticed that neither my cleaner or I were dripping with sweat as I followed her out … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse

The new moon and a solar eclipse occur on September 1st. Unfortunately for those who might want to experience it elsewhere, it will only be visible in central Africa and a strip of both the Indian and Atlantic oceans. I … Continue reading

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