[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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