Autumn Equinox

Autum Equinox 2019 Girl-01Do you know that our Earth actually rotates on a tilted axis? Earth rotates by itself around a fixed axis called the rotational axis. At the same time, Earth also orbits around the Sun in a fixed axis called the orbital axis. The rotational axis is not actually perpendicular to the orbital axis. As the result, our Earth is tilted to a certain angle compared to its orbital axis. And the celestial equator, the imaginary line in the sky above Earth’s equator, is also tilted to a certain angle compared to Earth’s orbital axis. Continue reading

Hero of September: Lili’uokalani

Liliʻuokalani-01Our woman hero of September is Lili’uokalani! She was the first queen regnant and last sovereign monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi, ruling from 29 January 1891 until the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi on 17 January 1893. Lili’uokalani was an accomplished author and songwriter. Her book Hawaiʻi’s Story by Hawaiʻi’s Queen gave her view of the history of her country and her overthrow. She is said to have played guitar, piano, organ, ʻukulele and zither, and also sang alto, performing Hawaiian and English sacred and secular music. One of her compositions was “Aloha ʻOe” or “Farewell to Thee”. Today, it is one of the most recognizable Hawaiian songs. Continue reading

Free Monthly Journal Page – September 2018

Welcome September! Adorageek already has something to enrich your days in the coming month! Below you could find a Monthly Journal Page, decorated with cute ice cream critters, for you to hang in your house, shop, office, anywhere! For September, we have a cute deer, a frog, and a black charcoal ice cream with Konpeito on top. Yum! To match it, we set the banner with the two critters musing over a journal. What do you think will be in their agenda this September? Continue reading