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Kirk Enjoying Dim Sum

People are Special... things not so much

My lovely wife Angelle made us Dim Sum today.  It is a bit of a tradition with us.  We would always go out to have Dim Sum on the weekends.  One day Angelle learned to make Dim Sum and it is now a wonderful experience that we share at home.  We use many of our souvenirs from our travels.  It is just not our style to leave them sitting in a display case.

Angelle having tea with Stella Wong
We spent almost two months in Asia on our honeymoon.  One day in Hong Kong we happened by a little tea shop run by a lady name Stella Wong.  Stella Wong is the best sales person I have ever met.  She did not try to sell us anything.  Stella invited my wife to sit down and have tea.  She kept filling up Angelle’s cup every time it was empty.  After many cups, finally, my wife did not finish her tea and Stella quit pouring so we looked around the shop.  Angelle had moved quite quickly and picked out two tea sets.  I kind of liked another red tea set with the dragons so Angelle suggested we buy that one as well.  It is such a nice memory and one that I relive every time I sip tea from one of my red dragon tea cups as you can see in the picture at the top of the page.
We like to use all of our souvenirs.  It brings back such pleasant memories for us.  What do we do if we chip a treasured souvenir?  That is the time that we put the souvenir in the display case.  What happens if a treasured souvenir breaks?  We are both much more important than our things.  When something we need breaks we just say “Oh good.  We get a new one now.”  When something we don’t need breaks… well… we didn’t need it did we?  😊

Angelle and Stella Wong


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