Today’s Current Weather Conditions #605

Filed under:To Shine or Not to Shine☀-December 2006,Weather — posted by JAWjaw on 12/31/2006 @ 11:43 am

November Sky - Okinawa 2006
Sunday December 31, 2006 [C(20/365) W(13/365)]

Julian Calendar Winter (????????????)
Okinawan Winter (????)
Ryukyu Island Winter (????)

December 2006 Total:
C-cloudy (20/365) PC-partly cloudy (11/365)
R-rainy (5/365)
W-windy (13/365) LW-light winds (17/365)
SH-slightly humid (2/365)

This Years (June 3, 2006 – June 2, 2007) Total:
S-sunny (36/365) C-cloudy (92/365) PC-partly cloudy (82/365)
D-drizzle (6/365) R-rainy(13/365) SR-scattered rain showers (14/365)
W-windy (65/365) LW-light winds (116/365) VW-very windy (3/365)
H-humid (87/365) SH-slightly humid (58/365)

New Year’s Wreath

Filed under:★2006,☽2006,Culture,Misc,Odds-n-Ends — posted by JAWjaw on @ 11:35 am

This is a traditional New Year’ s wreath, a shimenawa. The symbolism of the wreath is very similar to that of a Christmas wreath. Each New Year’s Eve, caretakers of homes and businesses hang wreaths on the outside of entrances in the spirit of bringing happiness and prosperity.

New Year's Wreath

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