Only in person, my friends, face to face.
My legendary Chinese New Year Dancing Dragons—like vampires—resist photos.
I tried! I snapped dozens of pictures of jumping, dancing, smiling kids. But the dragons are a blur of red scales and fluttering tails.
· Dance all night
· Do ballet
· Eat it
· Feed it
· Watch it grow
· Do magic
· Put on a magic show
· Sleep with it
· March in a parade
· Put it in a doll house
· Ride a scooter with it
· Destroy it (said with a cartoonish swagger)
A dozen ways to celebrate the night of the new moon. Gung Hay Fat Choy, everybody!
If you'd like a Chinese Dancing Dragon, and all the memories and joy that come with it, it's right here.