Monthly Archives: February 2012

Ember Day 29th. February, also Leap Day

Leap Day. The Washington Post have many ideas. Ottawa Citizen a few more. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “For example, in the Gregorian calendar (a common solar calendar), February in a leap year has 29 days instead of the usual 28, so the year … Continue reading

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Old Prospector

An old prospector shuffled into the town of El Indio, Texas leading a tired old mule. The old man headed straight for the only saloon in town, to clear his parched throat. He walked up to the saloon and tied … Continue reading

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Egmont, worth a trip any time

Saturday afternoon, you don’t need a reason for a trip to Egmont. A nice drive from Sechelt, past Pender Harbour, past Earls Cove, where the ferry goes to Powell River. The winding road have some great scenery, for every taste. … Continue reading

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St. Matthias Day – how do you celebrate ?

February 24th. is St. Matthias Day of Celebration on my Runar Calender, other days are: Memorial 14 May (Roman Catholic; Anglican Communion) 9 August (Eastern Orthodox) 24 February (Episcopal; Lutheran; former Roman Catholic)  Wikipedia Matthias (Hebrew transliteration Mattityahu) (d. 80), according to the Acts of the Apostles, was … Continue reading

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Farm Salmon produces Omega-3, Good new for fish farmers and consumers

Article from VG Farmed salmon feed with basic plant food, and oils, compensates and produces its own Marine Omega-3.  This is a major breakthrough and will benefit all. This can mean a future of sustainable use of ocean resources. Fish farmers … Continue reading

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Spring sunset

Don’t need any words for these. Also a nice place to live and work. For a business opportunity on The Sunshine Coast, see here! A friend has a total package.

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Runic Calender – my Rune Staff – long before The Old Farmers Almanac

A Runic calendar (also Rune staff or Runic Almanac) is a perpetual calendar based on the 19 year long Metonic cycle of the Moon. Special days like solstices, equinoxes, and celebrations (including Christian holidays and feasts) were marked with additional lines of symbols. The calendar does not rely on knowledge of the length of the tropical … Continue reading

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