The Year of the Rabbit

Today marks the Lunar New Year, this is the year of the rabbit, considered the luckiest of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac because it represents peace, prosperity and longevity. Across Asia Lunar New Year, also commonly known as Chinese New Year, is the most widely celebrated and most important holiday. It marks the start of a new year based on the lunar calendar, a dating system that’s based on the monthly cycle of the moon’s phases. The Lunar New Year begins on the date (in East Asia) of the second new Moon after the winter solstice, which always takes place in late December. So that the first day of the Lunar New Year can occur anytime between January 21 and February 20.  This year that day is TODAY.

Those born in the Year of the Rabbit are said to be talented at many things. They are affectionate people, often excelling at forming close relationships. However, they also appreciate tranquility and seek out peace. 

Rabbit or Hare (Mao) Talented and affectionate, you are a seeker of tranquility. Compatible with the sheep and the pig. Your opposite is the rooster.

Those born in these years were born in the Year of the Rabbit.—

1903, 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023


The Adventure will Celebrate the Lunar Year, and welcome the year of the Rabbit with a hike through the always Beautiful Ridley Creek State park in Media, Pa.  Which should be underway by the time you read this.


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