But stories tell that, on the 15th day of the Lunar New Year, girls dressed in their finest to visit temples and hence also to attract suitors.
The boys “hung” around to “cuci mata” (wash their eyes) and if a fine maiden catches their fancy, a matchmaker was enlisted to do the rest. No need for dating apps like Tindle or CMB (Coffee Meets Bagel). Thus, this 15th day is also Chinese Valentine’s Day and on this day of giving, Savvy K went out and bought a whole load of food with her
“ang pow” money. She wanted to give to the car wash people at the Shell station near our home. When we were at Snow Wash last month,we noticed that the staff actually had very little to eat. One just opened a pack of rice from home, poured some water into the rice and then scooped some curry on top. That was his lunch.