It is chor yat, or the first day of the CNY morning, we are going to pai nian
or "pray Year"!!
First, we take a shot of ourselves at our front porch
then we reach the front porch of our matrimonial house
they are all waiting!
Yin takes photos
kids are grown, aunties have grown ..well...wiser...
she used to be one of the youngest but she is in college now
and they are college kids too, sophomore and senior year
grandma with her daughter in law and grandaughters
Yin asks me to take this pic because she says they all all in red
morning offer tradition, after praying, we will have the longan drink for breakfast
father and son
Tai Koo in her 80s now
2nd sis in law in her 70s
they are bringing out the longans for us to taste
Beng takes photos because he is awed that we keep to tradition
yummy, taken ice cold
enjoying a bowl of tong sui and catching up with news for the year
these girls are waiting for next thing on the agenda....which is.....
exchanging and receiving ang pow time!!!
Picture is Tissue, Felicia's cat!
(to be continued)