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Summer Solstice xià zhì 夏至 Jun 21st

This year the summer solstice falls on the 21st of June. This event is celebrated in many places. Not surprisigly in Sweden and Finland it is a big holiday with lots of public festivities. It is a holiday tied to … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Midsummer Solstice xià zhì 夏至 21st

In the Chinese traditional calendar of solar terms Xiàzhì, known as Geshi in Japanese, Haji in Korean, and  Hạ chí in Vietnamese begins on the day of the summer solstice. The solstices, as well as the equinoxes, mark the middle of the seasons in this traditional … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Feb 16

This year, according to the Chinese almanac is the Year of the Dog. This particular Year of the Dog is the year of the brown earth dog, brown being a color associated with earth. There are a lot of customs … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice xià zhì 夏至 Jun 21st

This year the summer solstice falls on the 21st of June. This event is celebrated in many places. Not surprisigly in Sweden and Finland it is a big holiday with lots of public festivities. It is a holiday tied to … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Happy New Year to Me and My Cats

With all the repairmen traipsing in and out and swapping out refrigerators with the contents plus all the cleaning for Chinese New Year  I was thinking I’d be too worn out to celebrate. Being a cat dominated household we don’t … Continue reading

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Cold Noodles

It looks like Jangma is over and hanyorum is here with a vengeance. I’m on the other side of the world now, but the weather is behaving in a very Korean summer fashion. Jamgma means the rainy season and we … Continue reading

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