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Small Full (Grain) xiǎo mǎn 小满 May 21st .

On May 21st we moved into the Chinese calendar solar term of Small Ful. This refers to the grain and seed crops which are now beginning to become plump, but are not yet ripe. As an example, my blackberry bushes … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – The Goody Bag

As I mentioned in last week’s Caturday Thoughts I was at a veterinary conference put o by the IAAHPC, which is the International Association of Animal Hospice and Palliative Care. I had a great time, met a lot of great … Continue reading

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