Yesterday was the beginning of the Lunar New Year, which this year is the Year of the Rat. Below is a postcard that I created for both the calendar and lunar New Year's celebrations. It also marks the 11th year I've created a postcard for the Nengajo, a tradition in Japan where people send special postcards friends and family to arrive on January 1. I sent this postcard to the participants in a postacrd exchange arranged by Jone MacCulloch--I apologize for missing both the calendar and lunar New Year dates!
Next year will be the Year of the Ox and will complete the twelve-year cycle of Chinese Zodiac animals.
tiny footprints through