the 9th day of the 9th lunar month is the traditional chongyang festival, or double ninth festival. it usually falls in october in the gregorian calendar. in an ancient and mysterious book yi jing, or the book of changes, number "6" was thought to be of yin character, meaning feminine or negative, while number "9" was thought to be yang, meaning masculine or positive. so the number nine in both month and day create the double ninth festival, or chongyang festival. chong in chinese means "double." also, as double ninth was pronounced the same as the word to signify "forever", both are "jiu jiu," the chinese ancestors considered it an auspicious day worth celebration. that's why ancient chinese began to celebrate this festival long time ago.
the custom of ascending a height to avoid epidemics was passed down from long time ago. therefore, the double ninth festival is also called "height ascending festival". the height people will reach is usually a mountain or a tower. ancient literary figures have left many poems depicting the activity. even today, people still swarm to famous or little known mountains on this day.九九重阳节英语日记大全2
On the ninth day of the ninth month in today is the double ninth festival, also known as advocates. I'm going to help grandma washing a leg, because since the childhood is a grandmother give me wash feet. I remember every time is grandma put footbath before me, gently rubbed my feet, that it's very comfortable feeling.
Just had dinner, I'll wash the footbath and towels are ready, ready to give grandma a surprise. Grandma walked in at this moment, I immediately put the footbath and towel washed front end to grandma said: "grandma, I want to wash feet for you." Grandma smiled from ear to ear, happily say: "good boy, it's grandma's lovely grandson!"
I let my grandma sat on the stool, put a bowl filled with hot water, try with the hand, the water temperature is about the same. Then squatted down gently to grandma's shoes and socks off and put it aside. "Grandma put the feet come in! I'll wait on you." I toward grandma smiled happily. When my hand to touch to the grandmother's feet, in the mind a quiver, grandma's feet are so rough. Yes, grandma hard toil for a lifetime, until now to do the housework every day, my heart is really ashamed! I slowly wash grandma's feet again, and then gently massage again. I am very seriously to grandma said: "grandma, I will give you wash feet every day." Grandma smiled happily.