Category Archives: Celebrations

Caturday Thoughts – St John’s Eve Jun 23rd

St John’s Eve is the vigil of the feast of St. John the Baptist. It coincides very closely with midsummer or the summer solstice. The Nativity of John the Baptist is one of the oldest festivals of the Christian church … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – A Day of Recreation

I really wanted to get out and do something different on the Monday of the holifay weekend but most activities were on Sunday or Saturday when I volunteer at the rescue thrift. Finally I found that a local museum, The … Continue reading

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Where is Earth Day?

Earth Day is going to come and go unnoticed in most of America. That doesn’t surprise me. Never mind the attention getting global warming debate. Just ask your self when you last heard someone discussing the significant increase in UV … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Easter Already? I’m Not!

I have been so busy Easter is upon me and I didn’t eve realize it. I’ve done no preparation. There is no Easter basket and no candy. This will not be missed. Candy appeared in the stores so early I … Continue reading

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Clear and Bright qīng míng 清明 Apr 4th

On the fourth we passed into the period of Clear and Bright. It is clear and bright (when it’s not raining), and the weather becomes noticeably warmer. A misnomer, particularly in southern China, but perhaps more accurate for where I … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – The April Fool

Today Is April Fool’s Day. I really never celebrated it. I just don’t get any fun from hoaxing people.  Some people’s idea of jokes are not all that funny, either, Nonetheless I always reminded myself what day it was before … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

I am a big fan of the movie “Groundhog Day”. All the characters are believable and the cast do a very good job in bringing them to life.  Every year I try to watch it on the day. Most years … Continue reading

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