Happy Lunar New Year! In some parts of the world, the “Lunar New Year” is the beginning of their new year vs the January through December calendar. A solar year, is the time it takes Earth to orbit the sun (365 days.) A lunar year, 12 full cycles of the Moon and is about 10 days less than a solar year. Each lunar year is represented by a Chinese zodiac animal and this year (2021) is the Year of the Ox. The 12 animals that represent the Chinese Zodiac signs are Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat (or Sheep), Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. What year were you born in?