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Insects Awaken jīng zhé 惊蛰 Mar 05

One of my favorite solar terms is Jīngzhé, or Keichitsu in Japanese, Gyeongchip in Korean, or Kinh trập in Vietnamese. It is the 3rd of the 24 solar terms in the traditional Chinese calendar. This year it begins on March fifth in the western … Continue reading

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Heavy Snow (節氣). Dàxuě 7 Dec

Instead of heavy snows, yesterday we got a day of heavy, soaking rain. It rained so hard it was pouring down the chinmney and soaked everything in the fireplace. Today, after a morning of fog and heavy mist, we have … Continue reading

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