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Friday Files – Breakthroughs and Deadlines

Things were so crazy in the spring I filed an extension. Now it’s October already and as a business friend reminded me, we’ve got to get those taxes out. I had to dig through a wall of boxes and crates … Continue reading

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Friday Files – Getting it sorted.

What a week! Chrome and WordPress have both been getting more and more troublesome. I am still using the old electrical taped cord which still works like a charm. Then, trying to get a head start on post writing,unday I … Continue reading

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Autumnal Equinox qiū fēn 秋分 Sep 23

The autumnal equinox marks the start of Qiūfēn, the 16th solar term. It is known as  Shūbun in Japanese, Chubun i Korean, or Thu phân in Vietnamese. It begins when the Sun reaches the celestial longitude of 180° , the midpoint of the 360° arc … Continue reading

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Friday Files – A Case of Identity and Other Conundrums

It’s hard to sex tiny kittens. Even veterinarians can have difficulty. When I was given Hansel and Gretl I was told I had a boy and a girl and that’s what it looked like to me. I was told 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 – Summer Commences lì xià 立夏 May 05

Lì xià 立夏, Rikka 立夏 in Japanese, Ip Ha 입하in Korean, or Lập hạ in Vietnamese is the 7th solar term of the traditional Chinese calendarn and marks the beginning of summer in East Asian cultures. It begins when the Sun reaches the celestial … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Grain Rain gǔ yǔ 谷雨 Apr 20

Grain Rain or Gǔyǔin Chinese, Kokuu in Japanese, Gogu in Korean, or Cốc vũ in Vietnamese is the 6th solar term. It begins when the Sun reaches the celestial longitude of 30° and ends when it reaches the longitude of 45°. In the Gregorian … Continue reading

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