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Something to think about: Year of the Wooden Horse

By From page A4 | January 24, 2014

Whether you believe in Chinese astrology or whether it’s just an interesting placemat at your favorite Chinese restaurant, the Chinese New Year and all that it promises arrives on Jan. 31. The New Year is always the new moon day in the first lunar month, but the Chinese astrological year, the first day of Spring in China, actually begins a few days later on Feb. 3. This year is the Year of the Horse — with the lucky element being wood and the color associated with it being green — the color of luck, growth and money.

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