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夏至

Summer solstice. Another good time of year (the time around my birthday). Midsummer, summer solstice, whatever. Summer used to hold very hopeful and somewhat romantic notions for me,…

芒种

Grain in ear. One would imagine that there’s more time for introspection now that we’re still mostly residing at home, but honestly, the constant barrage of distractions and…

小满

Lesser fullness… of grain… Here’s a tiny portrait of my brother. He’s stuck to me almost 24/7 and he’s a very warm child. He also constantly is excited…

立夏

Beginning of summer. I vaguely feel like I’m in one of those horror rpgmaker games—I can’t go out and interact much with the outside world, and there’s a…

谷雨

Wheat rain. My brother (who is featured in this post’s photo) says that he is a wheat. I’ve been home for almost a month now, and it really…

清明

Qing Ming Festival/Tomb Sweeping Day. Yesterday, I went for a walk outside with my siblings. Although this is decidedly not the best course of action considering the state…

春分

Spring equinox. So far, we’ve got 3/4 sky photos. I’m not saying that this is a problem, but it is definitely a trend that may become boring very…

惊蛰

Awakening of insects. I’m not a big fan of insects. I acknowledge that they can be great, and some are pretty-looking, but for the most part I am…

雨水

Rain water.   There hasn’t been much rain here, since it’s usually in the negatives. I woke up the other day to the sound of persistent water dripping,…

立春

Beginning of spring. In an attempt to write more often, I’ve decided to post on the solar terms. Since I’m not super knowledgeable about dates or the history…