Category Archives: Weather

Friday Files – Freezer Joy

Sunday wound up much hotter than predicted, as did most of the week. Nonetheless, I went out that afternoon and got a load from the storage. I had to drop off my payment anyway so it wouldn’t be late, since … Continue reading

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Autumn Commences lì qiū 立秋 Aug 07

Lìqiū 立秋, or Risshū in Japanese, Ipchu in Korean, or Lập thu in Vietnamese is  the 13th solar term of the year. It begins when the Sun reaches the celestial longitude of 135° and ends when it reaches the longitude of 150°. In terms of the … Continue reading

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Friday Files

It seems as though nothing is simple. I need the floor joists repaired. Before the work can start I need an estimate so I know I can afford the contractor. In order for he the contractor to give a good … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Greater Heat dà shǔ 大暑 Jul 23

Dàshǔ 大暑, or Taisho in Japanese, Daeseo in Korean, or Đại thử in Vietnamese is the 12th solar term. It refers in particular to the day  the Sun is at the celestial longitude of 120°. In the Gregorian calendar, it will begin this year on … Continue reading

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Minor Heat 小暑 Xiǎoshǔ Jul 7

On July 7th we entered the solar term of Xiǎoshǔ, or Shōsho in Japanese,  Soseo in Korean, and or Tiểu thử  in Vietnamese. It is the 11th solar term of the year, beginning when the Sun is exactly at the celestial longitude of 105°. In the … Continue reading

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To Do Tsunami

Since closing on the house things have been out of order. I finally got a couple of days to take poor Simba to the crematorium. I thought I was going to catch up on blogging, the classes I was taking … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Finding Time

The usual routine has been interrupted. We haven’t been posting. We even missed the farmer’s market a couple of weeks. But things are getting done. In spite of the obstacles, and there have been many, we are going forward. Time … Continue reading

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