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2017, the Year of the Rooster.

 The Year of the Monkey is drawing to a close. On January 28, we’ll enter the Year of the Rooster, sometimes called the Year of the Cock. (Funny, they never call it the Year of the Hen.) As the previous … Continue reading

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Out with the Horse; In with the Sheep.

  2015, the Year of the Sheep. I was born in the Year of the Sheep; it’s my year. So I suppose I should be able to write with a modicum of authority about sheep and our year. First off: … Continue reading

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Riding a Wood Horse into 2014

In my dream, I’m galloping across the prairie on a chestnut mare, my hair flying in the wind—no saddle, no bridle, no bit in the horse’s mouth. Together, my horse and I are wild and free. We’re fast as a … Continue reading

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