[Sca-cooks] New year in other cultures

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Thu Jan 1 07:02:36 PST 2009

On Jan 1, 2009, at 9:54 AM, Georgia Foster wrote:

> OK ... I've slept some ...
> I guess I was thinking that Master A was refering to January 1st, as  
> the 'Next Month'.

No, we do the Lunar New Year thing here. The Year of the Ox [element  
is Earth] begins January 26th. Based on previous experience, I suspect  
there will be a certain amount of Chinese food prepared and eaten.

There was a nice article in the New York Times a week or so ago,  
wherein it was claimed that nobody is buying the unusually large catch  
of East coast lobsters this fall/winter, and the prices are  



"Most men worry about their own bellies, and other people's souls,  
when we all ought to worry about our own souls, and other people's  
			-- Rabbi Israel Salanter

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