The lunar calendar is used by the Chinese for festive occasions such as the New Year which comes around late January and early February. The phase of twelve animal signs originates from Chinese myth as a way of naming the years. The animals follow each other in an established order and are recurring every twelve years- rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. Each animal has special features and people given birth to in a particular year are confirmed to adopt these features.
People given birth to in the Year of the Dog are very compassionate and responsible. Dogs are honest and faithful, kind and friendly, prudent and careful. As a result of having a real heart of sincerity and faithfulness, Dogs would do anything for the one who they believe is most significant.
As Dogs are poor at communication, expressing their ideas to people is not easy for them. Thus, Dogs always leave others with the impression that they have an obstinate character.
Born with an outstanding character, Dogs don’t have the tendency to be lawbreakers or try to get dishonest gains. They only need a good family and a peaceful life, thereby, they forget the ugliness and evil on Earth.
Dogs all the time are willing to assist others and don’t seem to care about their interests, but when clever people betray them, they are always hurt and shocked.
When tossed into doubt, Dogs feel the world is wicked and complex. Then they disapprove quickly when giving commentaries on something, and conclude all things are based on their pessimistic perspective.
As a result of their faithful personality, Dogs have a tendency to select a job depending on the belief of helping people. Dogs are viewed as valuable workers as they put their soul and heart into their jobs.
They are kind and easygoing and are always willing to reduce the amount of work people have, making them extremely popular in their workplace.
Suggested professions for Dogs include a, politician, scientist, police office, interior designer, nurse, professor, clerk, politician, counselor, priest, and judge.
Whenever they make close friends, Dogs will take time to acquire a complete information of their friends, due to their attribute of being careful and conservative. Once they end up being close friends, Dogs will be dedicated to preserving the relationship.
They will instead suffer loss than create problems for people, and they never go against their hearts to do a dishonest thing.
In love relationships, Dogs will not easily love someone. But when they fall in love with someone, they will have great faithfulness to preserve the relationship and be faithful to the lover. However, their emotions have good and the bad in handling love relationships.
Make your holiday brighter with a visit to the DiMartino home on Sharrotts Road — Staten Island’s most spectacular holiday display, and a big contender in last year’s “Great Christmas Light Fight” on ABC Television!
Famous Christmas Display and his owner and creator Joe DiMartino together with his family were featured on CBS news on November 23, 2017.
Thanks to Joe DiMartino’s indomitable spirit and the generosity of countless visitors to his Christmas display, over $200,000 has been contributed to support outpatient children’s cancer services at Staten Island University Hospital.
Your cash donation is welcome, or a check made payable to: “SIUH Foundation, Inc.” Donations will also be accepted at the the SIUH Cancer Center, 256C Mason Avenue, North Site. Please see Raimonda Clark.
Visit the DiMartino’s Christmas Spectacular
Open every evening from Thanksgiving into the New Year!
Santa will visit on these four dates:
December 9, 10, 16, 17 … 7:00 – 8:00 PM
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In Loving Memory of Debra Ann DiMartino
Christmas might have started as an exclusively Christian celebration. In places like New York City, however, Christmas becomes more and more about community every year. What is more, this is precisely why the festive season is the perfect time to send everything from business holiday wishes to more personal Christmas greetings.
A Christmas card is the easiest way to let people know that we still care come the festive season. This is why at NY Christmas Gifts, we’ve taken some of the most thoughtfully designed Christmas card ideas and created a free email Christmas card service available to everyone.
Does it bug you come Christmas time, how you have lost touch with so many old friends and work colleagues? If so, why not send a simple but decidedly elegant New York-themed Christmas eCard right to their inbox?
When sending Christmas greetings and business holiday wishes, the last thing you want is to send ecards which don’t seem sincere. This is why at NY Chrismas Gifts, we help you say, “Happy Holidays” with free email New York Christmas cards which look and feel just as sincere as the real thing.
Are you ready to reconnect with the people who have been most special to you this year?
If so, Free eCard Santa Watching Traffic on Brooklyn Bridge from NY Christmas Gifts send Christmas ecards complete with stunning NY inspired imagery now, simply by clicking here. – Simply choose the fun or thoughtful style the people you are thinking of will lov and send your seasons greetings easily and instantly.
Don’t just wish the people close to you a Merry Christmas this year. Let them know that you are really thinking of them.
We continue our support of Staten Island Famous Christmas Display. Joe DiMartino (owner) raising funds for Children Cancer unit and we invite everybody to visit this amazing Christmas attraction and show your support for this great cause. We promise a lot of fun for a whole family. Please download flyer below for holiday schedule and times of Santa special appearance on the site.
Christmas in New York is a lot of fun which is a well known fact and the reason why millions of people all over the world hoping to get here and join festivities. Every year there is something new and exciting in Manhattan and 2015 Winter Holidays in NYC is not an exception.
Famous Christmas store, locating at 530 5th Ave (between 43th and 44th streets), created amazing Christmas installation in a basement – “North Pole in New York City”. You will meet Santa Clause, elves, reindeer and all other “magic characters” that will definitely add to “Christmas Spirit”. After surfing “Christmas Land” you can have your picture taken with family or friends and create another great memory for years to come.
It is the most famous nature playground in “the city that never sleeps,” estimated to be worth a mind-blowing $528,783,552,000! New York City’s Central Park is one of the most valuable pieces of real estate in the world.
The idea for Central Park came about in the mid 1800s when the city decided to set aside some land so that its residents could have a wonderful place to escape the constant buzz of the big city. They cleared 750 acres and began landscaping the Park.
Is Christmas really just for one day? For many more of us than we might like to admit, Christmas is something of a chore. What we are supposed to celebrate as advent, we simply deal with instead in rushes to and from work, whilst at the same time attempting to balance shopping and surprise gift giving to people we won’t actually see on the big day. Christmas never used to be like this though. Christmas never used to be just one day on a calendar, peppered either side with quiet hopes that we haven’t missed anybody important off our respective Christmas card lists. Rather, Christmas used to be an annual extravaganza of fun and an ultimately magical kind of mayhem.
Holidays in New York make everything look different, more inviting and magical. Every neighborhood put up Christmas Decorations and we captured few decorated scenes from famous Little Italy in Downtown Manhattan. Magic is in the air! definitely worth a visit during your Holiday vacation.
Christmas Season in New York is here and a lot of people around our neighborhood in Charleston on Staten Island putting up Christmas Decorations around their houses. This year we decided incorporate “Santa on Poet Walk in Central Park” framed picture in our Holiday Design.
So far everybody loves it. Would like to get your opinion.
Best Regards and Happy Holidays!
Santa is Coming very soon to New York City…
New York Getting Ready for Christmas and today we captured famous hi-rise building located at 230 Park Ave ( and 46th Street ) – Helmsley Building. It looks spectacular with a Red and Green, traditional Christmas, light show that was created to cover this building from top to bottom. Absolutely beautiful. Best view from Park Ave North.