Six seasons... Check out the 72 microseasons of Japan. https://www.nippon.com/en/features/h00124/

I've been meaning to put all 72 into a Google calendar.

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I've enjoyed finding your blog, Phil. I still need to personally unpack some of the, "wait, what, that's a thing?" with the locking/unlocking and the past 24 months (if you go back to the Locking before COVID) of ... all of whatever you call this.

This comment, though, was to share a poem I learned in high school and recall and re-read about every 4-5 years. Your description and utter horror of your neighbors too-early Christmas display was the trigger this year to seek out and re-read "Christ Climbed Down" by Lawrence Ferlinghetti. And for that, I thank you.


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