Saturday, January 24, 2009

Happy Chinese New Year

Monday starts the year of the Ox. I have no idea why I am so fascinated each year by this celebration. I'm not Chinese.

I used to travel to NYC every year at the end of the celebration and I usually made a trip to Canal street which was littered with paper from fireworks, there was the smell of gunpowder in the air, and the air was hazy with smoke. And this was the morning after! They had many people cleaning up but it was a big job and appeared to take all day.


cindee said...

We went out for a Chinese Dinner. So we did our part in the celebration!(-: I also got Jack a new Tshirt at PetSmart. LOL its funny and I will post a picture tomorrow(-:

tina said...

I have always enjoyed the hooplah surrounding Chinese New Year. I have a friend who told me that the year 2007 was the year of the rabbit. A lucky, lucky year to be born and a very rare year. My grandson was born in April, and I do hope he is the luckiest throughout his life. He is the sweetest! Wonder what the year of the ox stands for?

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