[Sca-cooks] Once again, Tentative New Year's Menus

margaret m.p.decker at att.net
Mon Feb 4 19:34:40 PST 2008

> Yeah, I gather that if you're a Mandarin-speaker (i.e. mainland China
> or Taiwan) it's your Red Year, and if you're a Cantonese-speaker (such
> as in Hong-Kong, Kwangtung or parts of SE Asia), it's your Fire Year.
> The year corresponding to your astrological sign is generally assumed
> to be propitious, lucky, and a time of great opportunity.
> Unfortunately, you only get one in every twelve years.
> Adamantius (who does not get mad when people say, in my home, "Gung
> Ho, Fat Boy!", but whose spouse curls the lip and snarls a bit...)

I'm curious, do you count starting with the year you are born or the year 

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