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Grandma Heads to Dong Tai Lu!

cimg8299.JPGMy mom has been admiring our Chinese Erhu instrument for some time so it only seemed fitting to head down to Dong Tai Lu before she returned to America so that she could get her hands on one.  The prices have gone up on the famous antique shopping street, but I know and remember my numbers so it’s just plain fun to bargain.  I do respect that the people down there have to make a living and I do recognized that there is severe inflation in China, but I will only pay what I think is reasonable.

Maddie simply laughed the entire time because I was set on a certain price.  Mom really wanted one though and she is not so great at acting non-chalant.  They said a price, she said okay…. but I was the one holding onto the money! :)  So Maddie would run back and forth between my mom and I, saying m...

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