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What women can learn about love from the Year of the Rat

A seemingly naked woman about to be run over while getting her picture taken in Chinatown. Don’t let this happen to you, ladies! Photo by author.

Yesterday began year 4717 on the Chinese lunar calendar — the Year of the Rat. When I was leading walking tours of Chinatown in San Francisco, I learned a little about the Chinese zodiac. Like Western astrology, it suggests that certain time periods have specific influences and traits.

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Patsy Fergusson

Patsy Fergusson

Tree hugger. Tour guide. Top Writer. Feminist. Newly-baptized Bay swimmer. Editor of Fourth Wave. https://medium.com/fourth-wave

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