Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Problem or an Inconvenience

Yesterday I began a new gong. Spring is here and I am trying to use the increasing daylight and temperature to kick start having more energy and getting more done. Winter slows me down. This is as nature intended, but … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Awakening to the Sound of Birds

Last night was warm enough that I kept the window open. Before sunrise I was gently wakened by the sound of small birds singing. What a beautiful way to wake up. As the light increased so did the volume and … Continue reading

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Vernal Equinox chūn fēn 春分 Mar 20th

Monday was the vernal equinox. It was a very warm sunny day here and without much wind , which has been unusual lately. Everyone seemed very happy to celebrate the first day of spring, including yours truly. In the traditional … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – No Carousing on St Patrick’s Day

This week was a bonus week for the cats. The cold weather kept me in so there were lots of opportunities to lay on the futon and cuddle with mom and each other. The birds were forced to the feeders … Continue reading

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Insects Awaken jīng zhé 惊蛰 Mar 5th

Thunder begins and hibernating insects wake up. So goes the entry for the solar term of Insects Awaken. This term began March 5th. At first it seemed like things were indeed warming up. Then Mother Nature did an about face, … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Mission Accomplished

What a busy week. We worked every afternoo and Saturday and Sunday to finish moving everything out of the store. I had planned to post Caturday Thoughts later that day but not as late as I did. I was beat … Continue reading

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A quick note

I like to do my Caturday thoughts at the same time each Saturday morning. This week I’ll be doing it later today. My friend is being forced out of the location of her thrift store. It’s a one woman operation, … Continue reading

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