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CNY FLEW BY..

CNY came and go in just a blink of an eye. I was out of the house almost every single day. There's just so many visitations to do. I think I've grown old as I appreciate all these visits more than I do last time. Previously, I don't see a point in these visits. Now I appreciate them. Boy, I am old.

I gambled less. This year, I only visit ZipD's parents house. Didn't go to any of his other uncles and aunts place. On the other hand, I met more relatives (both mine and Anne's) so I guess that's a good thing.

Today is the second day at work and I am already swamped to the neck.. I don't even have time to breathe!

The reno has started on the house - just paid a small deposit to the contractor this afternoon. He went with two Indo guys and started the "drilling ceremony" - hacking the wall or floor to mark the start of work - the superstitious person in me believes that I need them to start work on a certain day - for prosperity, I guess. He called it "tembak dinding".. LOL.. drilling, tembak, get it?

This Sunday, my parents are meeting her parents to talk abt the dates and the dowry.. wish me luck.

I think this year I will use a LOT of money :(

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  1. wei, i don't think its about you being older and then enjoying it more. I think its more like you're hitched now so less sibuk Rel will ask you the question. thats why you appreciate it more. come one.. be honest lah. MUAHAHAHHAHAHAA

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