Chinese women want to give birth in year of monkey

Many expectant Chinese women are trying to delay the birth of their children until the Year of the Monkey begins next week because they think it will bring them luck, state media said.”

Because being born in the Year of the Monkey ROCKS. And being born in the Year of the Goat SUCKS!
In other monkey news, Monkeys invade Indian Embassy in Nepal. Bonus points because the article also contains the word “Katmandu.”

I love a good monkey invasion.

2022-03-13 Update:
I really had an obsessions with monkeys at one point. Not sure why. I was so enthusiastic, too. Also, Monkey invasions are bad. They often happen because humans encroach on animal’s territories. Now I’m an old grump.
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My Chinese horoscope

Figuring out my Chinese horoscope.

Birthday/time: June 6th, 1968, 7:01 a.m.

Latitude and Longitude where I was born: West Des Moines, IA (US): 41n35, 93w43, Iowa.

Timezone: -6 GMT.

You are Red Sheep, born in the year of Brown Monkey. The first character in DAY represents you. So you are equivalent to Fire.

Lucky element: Water.

Luckiest decades – age 40-50, age 50-60, age 60-70

My Chinese Horoscope

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