Chinese Calendar

Deanna Ritchie

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Friday, January 17th, 2020

Chinese Calendar

What is the Chinese Calendar? The Chinese calendar, like the Hebrew calendar, is a lunisolar calendar. As defined by the Oxford Dictionary, a lunisolar calendar is when a calendar year is divided “according to the phases of the moon, but adjusted in average length to fit the length of the solar cycle.” For those unfamiliar […]

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Introduction to the Hebrew Calendar: 12 Facts You Should Know

Deanna Ritchie

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Monday, November 25th, 2019

Introduction to the Hebrew Calendar: 12 Facts You Should Know

It’s not uncommon for calendars, both those used in ancient civilizations to the online calendars we use today, to be based on the Earth’s revolution around the sun. But, other observable phenomena, such as the phases of the moon, have also been used. One long-lasting example of the calendar is the Hebrew Calendar. What’s fascinating […]

The Mayan Calendar 101

Deanna Ritchie

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Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

The Mayan Calendar 101

Who were the Maya? They were only one of the most advanced civilizations in history. They inhabited southeastern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and parts of Honduras and El Salvador. The Maya developed a sophisticated writing system and were excellent astronomers and mathematicians. Ancient Mayans also enjoyed art and architecture. However, the Maya is best known for their […]

Moon Calendar

Deanna Ritchie

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Saturday, July 20th, 2019

Moon Calendar

Measuring time has always been important. Scratch that. It’s essential. Measuring time is crucial, not just because you may run late to a meeting, which is a big deal. But, measuring the time used to mean the fact of whether or not you would survive. For example, if you planted a crop during the wrong […]

The Academic Calendar in a Review

The Academic Calendar in a Review

At some point, you’ve had to use an academic calendar — either as a student, parent, or educator. But, did you know that academic calendars contain much more than start and end dates for classes?  Also included is information about when to register or apply for financial aid. We’ll explain the purpose of academic calendars, […]

Calendar Facts Millennials All Know

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Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Calendar Facts Millennials All Know

For being such a tech-savvy generation, it may come as a surprise that Millennials dig paper calendars. In fact, from 2014-15 to 2015-16 the sales of appointment books and planners grew 10 percent to $342.7 million. Additionally, decorative and other calendars increased by 8 percent to $65 million during that same period. Paper calendars. Once […]

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