Wednesday, December 30, 2009


Being the good Latin that I am, and friend, I share with you the following NYE traditional tricks for a better year. All of these to be done at midnight:

1. wear yellow underwear on NYE

2. eat a leaf of cabbage

3. eat a spoon of black-eye peas

4. eat 12 grapes and make a wish for each one

5. mop part of your house, and then dump the bucket of water out the door (this cleanses your house of bad luck)

FOR $$
1. trade a dollar bill with someone and keep it in your wallet all year

2. leave a cabbage head under your bed right before midnight, and remove afterwards

3. eat a mandarin and save the seeds in your wallet

1. wear red underwear (instead of the yellow, or with the yellow... up to you really)

1. walk around the block with a piece of luggage/backpack with an item of yours inside. Through the years we have decided that if you run, you will travel by plane. If you walk you will travel by bus

I can verify that this works. Those of you that know me, know I am constantly traveling... so try it!


Now it's quite a task to do all of these right at midnight. I suggest you start out like 15 mins ahead of time. It makes for lots of fun.
Happy Happy New Year!!!

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