Today is the Lunar New Year, so welcome to the Year of the Pig, everyone! Gung hey fat choy!
What can we expect in a Pig Year? According to Susan Levitt and Jean Tang in Taoist Astrology, the Year of the Pig (or Boar) is:
Well, that sounds great, doesn't it? At least until the bills come in. Sort of like Christmas!
My Rare One and I celebrated the Lunar New Year a couple of weeks ago at West Edmonton Mall. It's an annual event showcasing the local Asian community and featuring fun, entertainment, and games of luck and good fortune! Here we are, looking suitably festive --
And finally -- to guarantee good luck and prosperity for the upcoming year, be sure to exchange a small coin with a friend today -- click here for details of this fun little ritual! My Rare One and I do this every Lunar New Year!