Sunday, March 04, 2007

A very auspicious day indeed

Today is Chap Goh Mei, or the fifteenth and last day of Chinese New Year. It's also known as the Chinese Valentine's Day. Now if I were living in the olden days, this would be the day when I would toss mandarin oranges into the sea (or river or longkang) in hopes that it would be picked up by an eligible suitor and we would live happily ever after. Hee hee hee!

Today is also an auspicious day as I found out here, here and here that today is also Simple American's birthday! Hailing all the way from the land of the Lone Star, he holds the honour of being my blog's very first commenter. So I'd just like to wish him (again!) a very Happy Birthday! Yay!

And today I made my first CHUP to enter T H E H U G H U G C L U B™ over at LB's site. Such a cool concept to add to the fun of blogging! Today must be my lucky day!
Any more auspicious good news to add to this post? *grin*

8 spins:

angel said...

Can I chup here then?


Happy Birthday (again!), Simple American! LOL!

Happy Valentine, Rinnah! ;)

ps: I like Heroes! Haha... *unrelated comment*

Chen said...

Happy CGM & Happy Valentine Day, Rinnah
Happy Birthday SA

Awaiting for more happy events since today is an auspicious day :D

may said...

I wanna CHUP here too, like angel! hahaha!

Happy Birthday once more, SA!

Happy Chinese Valentine, rinnah! remember to toss some mandarins on my behalf too, mmmkay? *wink*

Jo said...

Happy Birthday to SA too ;)
and Happy Chap Goh Meh to you!

L B said...

So, since everyone is chupping, does that mean you're gonna think about hosting a H U G H U G C L U B in here too? It must be an auspicious day!! LOL.. Congrats again for a great CHUP!

And Happy Birthday Simple American!!
And Happy Oranges Day!!

Simple American said...

*salutes flag*

*salutes Rinnah*

Thank you so much.

rinnah said...

angel: I welcome your chup, even though I'm not a H U G H U G C L U B resort... :o)

Happy Birthday (again!) SA!
Happy Valentine to you too, angel!

*unrelated response* I like Hiro of Heroes! He's so cute and super-geeky!

chen: Happy CGM and Valentine Day to you too, chen!
Happy Birthday (again!) SA!

More happy events would be I had yummy CGM dinner last nite. *big happy grin and slurp*

may: Oooh... another chupper! All chups welcome!!!

Happy Birthday (again!) SA!
Happy Chinese Valentine, may!

I was tossing little 'kat' into my uncle's fountain / pond... it was the nearest body of water. Teeheehee!

jo: Happy Birthday (again!) to SA!
Happy Chap Goh Mei to you too, jo! Any orange action last nite? *wink*

l b: Not to say I haven't thought about it... but I have! Hahaha... Maybe in the near (very near?) future there will be a H U G H U G C L U B here too! Must choose an auspicious day like this one to "hoi cheong". LOL!

Happy Birthday (again!) to SA!
Happy Oranges Day, L B!

simple american: *snaps to attention*

*salutes SA*

You are most most most welcome! *hug*

Arlen said...

What namely you're saying is a terrible mistake.
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