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About angela1313

I am a cat lover, a writer, and an overextended blogger trying to foster for a cat rescue, finish a Master's degree and rehab a fixer upper house i bought.

History and Mystery – Nero Wolfe

Nero Wolfe is a fictional character, a brilliant, oversized, eccentric armchair detective created in 1934 by American mystery writer Rex Stout. Wolfe was born in Montenegro and keeps his past murky. He lives in a luxurious brownstone on West 35th Street in New York City, and he is loath to … Continue reading

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January New Moon

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January Thaw

January is a long, cold month. Longing for a break I see The Old Farmer’s Almanac says the January thaw begins today. This phenomenon is no myth.   Annual averages really do show a slight temperature increase, and subsequent dip, during … Continue reading

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Major Cold dà hán 大寒 Jan 20th

January 2oth will begin the period of Major or Greater Cold. It is supposed to be the coldest time of the year. In fact we had extremely cold weather a few weeks earlier and now we are having what might … Continue reading

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Shopping for the Year of the Rat

The streets of Chinatown are jammed during the week before Chinese New Year, as everyone stocks up before businesses close on New Year’s Eve. Most of your shopping will focus on food and decorations. Common items in your shopping list … Continue reading

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The Kitchen God Departs

The Kitchen God is believed to look after a family’s nourishment and well-being. About a week before Chinese New Year, on the 23rd or 24th day of the 12th lunar month, the Kitchen God ascends to the heavens to report … Continue reading

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Full Wolf Moon January January 10, 2020 : 7:21pm UTC

We’re just days into the new year and the universe is already treating us to a celestial phenomenon. During 2020, there will be 13 full moons to catch (see the list here) and on Friday, January 10, we’ll get to see … Continue reading

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