A Lunar New Year Vignette in Three Acts
My dad (to me): I’m writing you a check for grandkids hong bao (luck envelopes)
[Vonnie deposits the check and goes to bank to get crispy cash bills for the hong bao.]
Us on New Years: Happy New Years! Kung Hei Fat Choy! Hey kids, here are lucky red envelopes from the family!
Grandkids: Xie xie. Thank you, thank you!
[The next day.]
Grandkids: Uh, can I give you the cash so that you can, uh, venmo it to me?