Category Archives: Diary

Outdoors

It was certainly warm enough yesterday early afternoon for a very pleasant musical nap outside. Not bad for early February Later on, Place Carnot was the ideal place for a drink (water in my case). Quite a few others had … Continue reading

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Gong Xi Fa Cai

February 1st Happy New Year of the Tiger to all my friends in China Tigers’ Personality, Strengths and Weaknesses People born in years of the Tiger are fiercely independent and possess strong self-esteem. They like to act alone and are … Continue reading

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Welcome November

The new month is upon us November Daily Holidays and Observances (US 🇺🇸 view point) November 1: National Author’s Day, World Vegan Day November 2: U.S. General Election Day* (first Tuesday after first Monday), Cookie Monster Day, Look for Circles Day, Plan Your Epitaph … Continue reading

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Welcome October

I think I shall forget this past Septembre. Not a very good month which started with the first of two hospital stays. The first one as an emergency as a result of a very painful kidney stone or should I … Continue reading

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Welcome? Autumn

For a change the equinox is on Septembre 22nd this year (it will be on the 23rd next year) and obviously marks the beginning of autumn. The autumn equinox – also known as the September equinox – occurs when the … Continue reading

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Welcome August

I simply do not know where July went. Mind you taking into account I spent one week hospitalised and had visitors for another 12 days, there was little time left for myself. Global Events in August 1. Clergy Sexual Abuse … Continue reading

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And they are off…

Thanks to a daring feat and some in-house help, I got out of the hospital safely yesterday morning. I have to go back before the 9am call on Monday. All joking aside it’s better than the hotel. “Don’t worry sir, … Continue reading

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Welcome June

June was most likely named for the Roman goddess Juno, patroness of marriage and the well-being of women. Another interpretation says that the name came from the Latin juvenis, “young people,” who were celebrated at this time. JUNE CALENDAR June 5 is World Environment … Continue reading

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Welcome May

Some events during the month A couple of favorites of mine on May 15th & May 23rd 🔸 1st May 2021 – May Day May Day is an ancient spring festival, traditionally celebrated with maypole dancing. 🔸 3rd May 2021 – May … Continue reading

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Welcome March

The word “March” comes from the Roman “Martius”. This was originally the first month of the Roman calendar and was named after Mars, the god of war. We changed to the “New Style” or “Gregorian” calendar in 1752 and it … Continue reading

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