Ivan has Monday and Tuesday off for Tomb-Sweeping Day; it’s a major holiday here. Chinese people are supposed to remember their ancestors and burn sacrifices to them. In addition to receiving the traditional offerings of (fake paper) money, the upwardly-mobile Dead are now demanding (fake paper) ipads and iphones, complete with (fake paper) USB cords. Plus the real estate bubble has reached beyond the grave: it’s also possible to buy and burn small paper condominiums.
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