Happy Christmas everyone!! It’s Christmas eve and the air is buzzing with goodness and love <3
Okay I was supposed to write an entry on Christmas eve but you know how busy these things are and I was dragged out of the computer. Now here I am, 5 days later, continuing this post.
I realized my past posts have been a difficult read and I’m still quite not over what has happened to my Angkong and my family is trying to cope without my grandfather but we’re getting there. In Chinese tradition, the immediate family has to be in mourning for 49 days. Men should not shave or cut their hair for more than 100 days even while everybody had to wear sad/mourning clothing and definitely no brandishing red color anywhere visible on the body (that photo of me wearing maroon was just me wearing all the gifts I received for a moment, xD I think it doesn’t count as violating this superstition). We shouldn’t attend celebrations, weddings, baptisms, etc but we still