And on the Seventh Day…

The Hong Kong Experience: Day 07

2014/12/29 @21h02 HK time

A.K.A. Sick Day

Whelp, the Big Guy Upstairs rested after a week, so who am I to argue?

Also, I caught a stomach bug. The trade off? The street food was delicious.

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Despite the excruciating pain of my insides being ripped out, I lost about five pounds, so yay.

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Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

The air up there. So much insight despite the lack of oxygen. Maybe that’s the only way we can get really philosophical. ūüėČ

Analyzing the world from different perspectives can give us new ideas and breakthroughs.

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On the seventh¬†day of Christmas–vacay–my stomach¬†said to me,

“FIVE GOLDEN RINGS.”

(Well, not really. It felt more like a velociraptor screeching while doing the Macarena in my gut.)

 

And the adventure continues…

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Bird’s Eye View: A Matter of Perspective

The Hong Kong Experience: Day 06

2014/12/28 @21h05 HK time

We meet again…

I can’t believe it’s already been six¬†days here. It sure as frilly heck feels longer than that. This is the hump day of my twelve days of Christmas Vacay.

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Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

Learning about part of my ancestry and from whence we came. To be a fly on the wall of history…

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On the sixth¬†day of Christmas–vacay–my sister said to me,

“We’re now 393 meters above the level of the sea.”

And the adventure continues…

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The After

The Hong Kong Experience: Day 05

2014/12/27 @22h05 HK time

¡Hola, Webbies! Comment ça va?

It’s no longer the 25th, but the carols will continue a-playing for the foreseeable future. Seems like even during the downtime, it really isn’t downtime, ya know?

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Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

Family. Togetherness. Gratitude.

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On the fifth¬†day of Christmas–vacay–my sister¬†said¬†to¬†me,

“Hong Kong¬†Museum of History?”

And the adventure continues…

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Mary’s Boy Child

The Hong Kong Experience: Day 04

2014/12/26 @20h30 HK time

Guess what? The frenzied pace the day before Christmas is just as wackadoo as Christmas Day here in Hong Kong, the only difference being there are more Asian Santas milling about on the 25th than the adjacent days.

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Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

Crash! Bang! Boom!

And was just that one lady trying to edge her way to a display table.

In the Shoppers’ Battle Royale, no one is safe. Not even children, and yowza¬†are some of them snooty! Their ‘rents are starting the awesome attitudes young.

People know what they want, what they think they want, and somehow convince themselves that wanting what they want is what they want. It’s a Christmas shopping miracle.

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On the fourth¬†day of Christmas–vacay–my father said¬†to¬†me,

“Aren’t those harassed jeans?”

And the adventure continues…

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In Defence of the Pacifist Aggressive

The Hong Kong Experience: Day 03

2014/12/25 @08h13 HK time

In lieu of psychic paper, let me use my “borrowed” universal translator to greet you¬†Feliz Navidad,¬†Joyeux No√ęl,¬†Happy Christmas, and/or Hi!

Regardless of where you are and what you celebrate/observe, have a great day, Interwebbers!

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Previously on The Hong Kong Experience…

Tolkien is like an old friend and has been with me through the years. I felt his presence in Oxford this past summer and he’s been with me so far on this adventure. Indeed, “not all who wander are lost.”

I threw out my emotional and psychological GPS, felt one with the Earth, so to speak, and went with the flow, swift as it was, around me.

However…

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On the third¬†day of Christmas–vacay–it became obvious to¬†me,

The holidays have a polarizing effect.

And the adventure continues…

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