San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade 2015

Year of the Goat/Sheep/Ram

Year of the Goat/Sheep/Ram

Tonight I am watching, in the background on the tele, the Chinese New Year Parade in Downtown San Francisco – technically it’s a re-broadcast.  It’s the year of the Sheep/Ram/Goat.

I read an interesting bit of news regarding childbirth in China associated with this Chinese Zodiac sign.  Apparently this sign is in a sense considered ‘the black sheep’ of Chinese Zodiac signs. Many see the sheep as timid & weak and destined to be a follower and not a powerful leader or wealthy etc.  The Chinese New Year’s date was February 19th this year concluding the year of the Horse, a very desired year of birth!

“Every 12 years, some Chinese couples are thrown into a frenzy, fearing their child may be born in the Year of the Sheep.” (per China Daily and quite a number of other resources).

I think the year of the Sheep/Ram/Goat would be a pretty good year to be associated with.  They are supposed to be calm by nature, with fewer health problems and generally to be in good spirits.  Possess an appreciation for the arts and are wise and compassionate.  They may not turn out to be conquerors or dictators but rather pretty consistently in what I read of the sign, sounds like the year of the Goat/Ram/Sheep is equivalent to the birth of someone who will prove to be a good and caring person -probably the child that could be most counted on to care for his or her parents in old age!!


5 Responses

  1. Roz Hill says:

    Crazy beliefs, if I i had the time I would look the word up. My first thoughts are what we believe we learn. Where do the originate…our beliefs… It alters so much about us!

  2. ibdunn says:

    I agree with you whole-heartedly!

  3. memeethemuse says:

    LOL… we are firing on the same wavelength Bonny! You’re the first to hear and (and any of your followers who read this comment) but my Poetry Party this month is Poetry on Parade! Yep, everyone, you heard it here first on I am Bonny… I guess I’d better sound out the email! LOL.

    I LOVE your IamBonny logo at the top. What program are you using to create that? Your blog is really developing quickly! I’m feeling inspired to learn some nice graphics from you!

  4. ibdunn says:

    Thanks -still haven’t gotten the hang of poetry -but still working on it :-)
    I use Photoshop for Graphics -been using it a long time -there is a definite learning curve and every new version seems to have so many more features to learn.

  5. memeethemuse says:

    Well, it looks really awesome.

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