The Year of the Wood Horse 2014

The Year of the Wood Horse 2014

 Life Will Change Without Our Permission.  It’s Our Attitude that Will Determine the Ride   Pay attention. On January 31, 2014 the Year of the Horse will arrive. Full speed. Please.  Pay attention. The Chinese consider the year of the Horse to be very auspicious.  It’s a year that promises to bring fortunes, quick victories and passionate romances for many.  In fact, the horse symbolizes freedom, travel, and nobility in many cultures and we...

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The Year of the Water Snake

The Year of the Water Snake

On February 10th, we will celebrate the Chinese New Year of 4711 and the arrival of the Water Snake.  The Year of the Dragon was a challenge for many, as its events left us feeling unsettled and perhaps, slightly off balance. The prediction that the world might end kept us apprehensive, no matter how much we didn’t believe in the Mayan calendar.  With each tragedy or challenge, we wondered if it was a prelude to the grand finale.  Yet, somehow...

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A Year of The Dragon 2012

A Year of The Dragon 2012

Happy Chinese New Year! Today we welcome the Year of the Dragon – the Water Dragon to be exact. There has been a lot of talk lately about the approach of the Dragon, but what’s so special about the Dragon? First off, in Chinese culture the Dragon is an auspicious symbol that possesses potent energy. Americans and Europeans typically view the Dragon as a frightful and evil creature, but in the mythology of China and the Far East, the Dragon is a...

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