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Rain Water yǔ shuǐ 雨水 Feb 19th

On February 19th we moved into the period called Rain Water or Spring Rains. According to the Chinese agricultural calendar there is an increase of rainfall from then on. We have had as much if not more rain than snow … Continue reading

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Minor Cold xiǎo hán 小寒 Jan 5th

Minor Cold 小寒(Shōkan Japanese, 소한 Sohan Korean, tiểu hàn Vietnamese) literally means small or minor cold. and is the 23rd solar term. It ia a bit of a misnomer. Although “Minor Cold” implies less cold than the following solar term, “Major Cold”, there is … Continue reading

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Autumn Harvest – The Root of Abundance

There is a lot more to the autumn harvest than apples and pumpkins. Root vegetables are coming into their own. As that chill creeps into the air and the ground, they mature. Depending on where you live there are carrots … Continue reading

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