A linear count of Days, Moons, Years, Planetary cycles and so on. The lunar months of the Syncretic Calendar are … Continue reading Year 5 Moon 63
Syncretic Lunar Calendar As you can clearly see, I have no design skills whatsoever. The lunar calendar tracks the number … Continue reading Year 5 Moon 62
A time to reflect on the midpoint of the year. Here are two visual images for the calendar. The Top … Continue reading Happy Northern Solstice
13 and 20 and 20 and 20.
Ah, theAbysmal Days, when apparently we Leap over theAbyss and my mind overflows with thoughts on the higher functions of how the way in which we view or perceive time affects the way we think. It changes our mind. Between what I’ve researched astronomy, chronobiology, body function by time of day, time of month, time of year, time of life, embodied cognition, neurobiology, story, symbol, imagination, creativity, history, and reaching back to anthropology as well as calendar systems themselves in order to come up with this. It isn’t idle chatter. It’s the result of my subconscious knitting it all together in the background, and as has become habit, at the New Year, it presents itself for consideration.
In this case, it’s the shape of history, or at the very least longer measures of time. 260 seems to be at the heart of it. 13 is one sacred number to the Maya, the other is 20, which is multiplied much like we do with 10 in observing decades, centuries, millennia. I also noted that the 13 is often associated with the major articulations of the body (ankles, knees, hips, wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck), 20 is associated with the fingers and toes. Continue reading “Scales of History”
Symbols of time, space, and theAbysmal Calendar. I’ve been ruminating on the relationship between the ancient planets (Sun, Moon, Mercury, … Continue reading the Week and the Fortnight
twos by two the I Ching is a Chinese oracular system that has developed over the centuries into a rather … Continue reading I Ching and the Year
the development of time Virolution was an eye-opener. It provided a view at new theories in various branches of biology, … Continue reading Natural Timescales