Sunday, February 14, 2010

2 Holidays in 1

Happy Chinese New Year 4708

The past 18 months have been a bumpy of ride for many of us. Here's to a New Beginning! Forget about the material things you may have lost. Be thankful for the friends and family you have with you, around you.

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. they are messengers of overwhelming grief and unspeakable love.” – Washington Irving

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Today is a great day for a new beginning! Winter has not much longer to go... We made it through the last year, we can get through anything! It's both Valentine's Day and Chinese New Year! The year of the Tiger, according to the Chinese Zodiac. There are specific traditions associated with CNY.

The Chinese calendar - like the Hebrew - is a combined solar/lunar calendar in that it strives to have its years coincide with the tropical year.

“Nothing is permanent in this wicked world. Not even our troubles.” ~ Charlie Chaplin

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  1. And a Happy New Year to you! Are you a Tiger??? I plan to be a tiger all year long. This year, the claws are coming out, and I'm going to reach for and grab every bit of success that I can! Don't try to stop me! Grrrrrrr! ;)

    I have learned that you must be very careful about telling people what animal of the Chinese zodiac you are, because then they can more easily guess your age!

    Tigers right now are either 11, 23, 35, 47, 59, 71 or 83. Hmmmmm....
    Not much room to lie when the gaps are 12 years apart!!! LOL!

    Take care and enjoy the festivities!

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  2. Grrrrrr back atcha! Thanks for checking in!

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  3. Happy Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day! Let's start the year with a positive outlook in life!

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