I often wonder what an angel looks like, if she is as pretty as we've imagined. But if you've lost your loved ones, you know that the angel of death has no mercy, and the only certain thing in life is impermanent. So these angels on my Christmas tree have no face, one carrying my… Continue reading Christmas Tree
The Hmong New Year celebration is a cultural tradition that takes place annually, in North Carolina, it’s usually held the week before and the week of Thanksgiving, traditionally it is held at the end of the harvest season when all work is done. This is my first time attending a Hmong New Year, second for… Continue reading Hmong New Year Celebration in North Carolina
Today is my three year anniversary of blogging, and I have many things to be thankful for... This is just for the record, We went to Bo's parents for Thanksgiving, and contributions to the Thanksgiving meal, recipe from Dallas's blog, Throwdown - Corn and Prawn Fritters with a special twist by PaNoy. My Spring Rolls.… Continue reading Three Years and Many Thanks
Christmas Lights in Asheville, North Carolina, this is the entrance to Biltmore Estate. The gift shop near the entrance, I took these 2 pictures right before we left.
I don’t think much about my lucky color when it comes to car buying, seriously if I’ve to rely on my lucky color, I would be in big trouble because I don’t know what it is. As for me, I think your lucky color should be your favorite color, what’s the point of having a… Continue reading Lucky Car Has to be in Your Lucky Color
It's hard to be a night owl and a morning person. But here I am, visiting my garden at sunrise. My cabbages are doing well, but I don't know if it'd be ready to harvest by Thanksgiving, that's next Thursday. I'm trying to grow them organic, but some have little green worms that I had… Continue reading My Garden in Late November
Last year, Lee's class went to the North Carolina Zoo for their school field trip, Bo and I got to go with her. But this year, I couldn't take off from work and only Bo went and he had to chaperone 3 kids, and Lee being one of them. They went to Riverbanks Zoo in… Continue reading Class Field Trip to Riverbanks Zoo
This is a Carolina Blue sky, with a little help from a polarizing filter of course. My Ginkgo tree is turning yellow, the fan like leaf shapes are absolutely beautiful this time of the year. Lee has her own sense of fashion style, you won't find this outfit anywhere, I made part of it myself… Continue reading Fall Leaf Raking Day
Again, we didn't get to tour the town of Asheville, North Carolina. This is a charming little town where time seems to stand still, as you can see that even McDonald looks retro. This made me think of Luang Prabang, Laos where modernization has not touched but embraced what's already there, below is a photo… Continue reading Biltmore Garden in November
Achieving 1 million hits is a big deal to me because Nye Noona is a personal blog, I blog about my life, my interests and anything in between and certainly didn’t expect this kind of traffic. My goal was to achieve this before my 3 year anniversary, November 26, 2009, but you all have been… Continue reading One Million Hits!
This is an assignment from Scott Thomas Photography, Assignment 4: November. You are welcome to participate, I think it would be interesting to see what November means to you. The month of November made me think of Chrysanthemum flowers, this picture was taken at Biltmore Estate last Sunday. But what November means to me is… Continue reading The November Blues