Chinese Red Lanterns

Countless Chinese red lanterns are hung, throughout the world, to welcome in and to celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Goat. Each red lantern represents a hope. Each red lantern symbolizes a dream. Hopes and dreams are what we all wish for at the eve of a brand new cycle. We pray for prosperityContinue reading “Chinese Red Lanterns”

A Cookie

Holidays are for indulgence. It’s hard not to indulge a little bit more when our home is decked out in all kinds of deliciousness. One of my all-time favorite treats is shortbread cookie. I surely had indulged in it quite a bit over this past holiday season. Aside from the taste and the texture, whatContinue reading “A Cookie”

但愿人长久 (May We Last Forever)

Today is last day of Chinese Lunar New Year celebration. On this special occasion, people of Chinese ancestry, who are separated from their loved ones tend to listen to this classic song. It’s translated into English as “May We Last Forever”. Its lyric comes from an ancient poem, written by the famed Chinese poet, SuContinue reading “但愿人长久 (May We Last Forever)”