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Happy Chinese New Year!

The year of Sheep, or goat, or ram, whatever that New York Times is so confused, because all three mean the same in Chinese. Google has a very cute GIF for today. And my favorite sheep of all time: Shaun, … Continue reading

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The Eve of Chinese New Year

Today is the eve of the Chinese New Year. The year of Dragon. For me, the eve of a lunar new year also means a routine/traditional itinerary: setting out the fireworks, watching the New Year Gala TV show, and enjoying the hand-made … Continue reading

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Google’s Doodle for Chinese New Year

Google publishes its doodle for the Chinese Lunar New Year: Year of the Rabbit. The rabit is designed in a Chinese traditional paper-cut style, and decorated with Chinese traditional color of happiness: Red. I checked the achives of Google’s doodles … Continue reading

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Many Bunnies for the Year of the Rabbit

Happy New Year! I am swamped by various styles of bunnies already!

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Fireworks at the Eve of the Year of the Rabbit

Today, February 2, is the Chinese Lunar New Year Eve. Piggy Two has already left for India, sending a short text message that she landed at New Deli this morning. Before her trip, she brought home five big fireworks whose power caused a … Continue reading

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New year eve firecrackers

It is a Chinese tradition to set firecrackers to celebrate the lunar year. In Beijing, fireworks and firecrackers are allowed for the traditional first five days (from new year eve to the fifth day of the new lunar year). Normally, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Today is the first day of 2010, the beginning of the second decade since 2000. Wow, time flies. Year 2000 almost felt like yesterday. People say one of the signs of aging is the frequent re-collection of things happened in … Continue reading

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