Not to panic anybody, but tomorrow is February.
I don’t know what happened to January. I kept waiting for my year to start, but somehow, it just didn’t?
After the Lunar New Year hit, I started researching all the different times of year you could pick to start your year. The solstices and equinoxes are good markers — you can usually find some people somewhere that start the year with one of seasons. (For example, the Iranian New Year falls on the March equinox.) Though I grew up Methodist, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish “head of the year,” always feels right to me. Autumn, though the leaves fall, feels like a new beginning to me. (I think it’s tied to all those years going to school.)
But I feel like I need the year to start right now!
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