Shichigosan: The Japanese Festival for 7, 5, and 3 Year Olds

The Japaneses Shichigosan festival celebrates children who are 7,5, and 3.  The word, Shichigosan is literally a combination of three numbers in Japanese; shichi is seven, go is five and san is three. This makes it pretty easy to remember what this festival is about! The Shichigosan festival, thought to be over 400 years old, is …

Shichigosan: The Japanese Festival for 7, 5, and 3 Year Olds Read More »

Pantone Color of the Year 2013 – Emerald Green!

  For those who follow the Lunar Calendar, Happy Chinese New Year!  With the New Year comes a new color trend.  The 2013  Pantone color of the year is Emerald.  Coming from the “Emerald City” Seattle, I am all for green.  It’s one of my favorite colors. Although I love green, for interior design purposes, Emerald Green is …

Pantone Color of the Year 2013 – Emerald Green! Read More »

What is the Relationship between Feng Shui and Clocks

During a feng shui consultation, once a client asked me, “Is my clock okay?”  I really didn’t understand the question.  She then asked whether the clock on the wall was placed in a good feng shui position.  I explained that there was nothing wrong with her clock and that in feng shui, clocks do not …

What is the Relationship between Feng Shui and Clocks Read More »

Excellent Form School Feng Shui Analysis of 911 Memorial Park in NY

Even though I have studied Form School Feng Shui for many years, when people ask me for a definition, it’s very difficult to give a precise answer. When I say feng shui is “living in harmony with nature”, it often ends up sounding trite.  Nowadays, there are many who promote a natural lifestyle, so it’s …

Excellent Form School Feng Shui Analysis of 911 Memorial Park in NY Read More »

Creating Fear by Manipulating Feng Shui Symbolism

At the start of the Asian New Year, there are many feng shui practitioners and Asian astrologers who make predictions for the coming year; some call them feng shui predictions. From my studies, feng shui is about living in harmony with nature, so how can one make predictions?  They should really call them Chinese Astrological …

Creating Fear by Manipulating Feng Shui Symbolism Read More »

Bananas, Lemons and Boiled Eggs

  photo by RMT Bananas, Lemons and Boiled Eggs.  What do these three have in common?  The color: YELLOW –these foods are used to characterize the “yellow” Asian.  The most common term is “banana”.  Yellow on the outside, white on the inside meaning someone who is Asian in appearance but who’s habits and lifestyle is Westernized.  …

Bananas, Lemons and Boiled Eggs Read More »

Foods That Help When Exposed To Radiation

The earthquake in Japan has made me realize what my feng shui master keeps reiterating:  man cannot control nature, instead we must learn to work with nature.  Also, it has become  evident how we are so reliant on electrical power and oil.  Our lifestyles take so much for granted, that it’s really a wake up …

Foods That Help When Exposed To Radiation Read More »

Scroll to Top