• 2019,  Chinese New Year,  Musings,  Uncategorized

    Musings: Gung Hay Fat Choy

    It’s our year, Pigs! Or boars, which ever you prefer. This half-Chinese, half-Filipino gal is wishing you and yours a wonderful and prosperous new year! I feel a need or desire to educate those who come to my space about this holiday. I’ve done it every year, for the past handful of years. So, I don’t think I’ll go into all those details. Rather, I wanted to share some of the Pig characteristics, becuase so many of my friends were born in the same year as I, thus we are all PIGS together! Do you ever read something, such as your astrolgical sign or your zodica animal, and sit there…

  • 2018

    Gung Hay Fat Choy!

    Wishing you great happiness and prosperity! The true translation of Gung Hay Fat Choy! Just in case you are new to Musings of a Girly Tomboy or couldn’t tell by my tan complexion, I am half Chinese. I grew up with Chinese grandparents who were very superstitious and celebrated this day fully, with all the trimmings! I miss those days and them, to say the least. But I know that taking the time to acknowledge this special day and trying to celebrate it in my own way AND by creating memories for my family (who are not Chinese at all) I am making them proud. 2018, year of the Dog!…