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Dec 19, 2011

Winter Solstice Haiku

winter solstice
with it a reckoning
in falling snow
~William Sorlien

More info for the Winter Solstice
photo by  Christine Johnstone [CC-BY-SA-2.0 
(], via Wikimedia Commons

Updated 12/21/14

Nov 4, 2011


Posted with the video: bclark142/November 10, 2008
"Penguin jumps into boat to escape Killer Whales. I have been in contact with the guy who was driving the boat. He said the whales were just playing with it and traning a younger member of the pod and that they could have taken it at anytime. He also said they were never in any danger from the whales. And I did NOT ADD THE MUSIC!"

Feb 3, 2011

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

"Best wishes and congratulations. Have a prosperous and good year."

Also called the Spring Festival, this is China's major traditional holiday and is one of the most popular festivals in China and in other parts of Southeast Asia, including Vietnam where New Year's Day is called "Tet", Malaysia, Taiwan, and of course, Hong Kong. It is also known as the Lunar New Year.

Photo by sanxki (Flickr)

Year of the Rabbit

Is this Year of the Rabbit your Lucky Year? If you want to know more, check out Chinese Astrology.

See Photos of Chinese New Year 2011