How many people in the US and elsewhere in the world have ever sat down at a Chinese restaurant and saw a simplified version of the Chinese zodiac on their placemat or menu? Continue reading “The Why of the Blog”
You are probably wondering why I didn’t start with the Chinese creation story right away on this blog. There is a good reason for this: there isn’t just one Chinese creation story, and the ones we have are sparse.
Alright, let’s ease everybody into this whole thing with a quick look at how the Chinese zodiac came to be… Continue reading “Never trust a Rat; or how the Chinese Zodiac came to be.”