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I just couldn't find a better picture of the sky.
The number one reason is, I'm so free here. Not only my parents are not here and nobody interferes with my life, but also I like that when I'm walking on the street or in the metro, nobody cares about my clothes, my body shape, my skin color, or what language I speak and so forth. However, it doesn't mean that I've never been stared at by any strangers in Montreal.
Once I was on the bus, a woman gazed at me. I'm sick of the feeling of a stranger staring at me, therefore, I turned my face toward her. The woman probably knew that her behavior puzzled me so she gave me a friendly smile and said she liked my face. It really surprised me that people are not too miserly to give a praise to a stranger. This is another reason I love Montreal. It was just a little grace but she gave me a good feeling for the whole day.
Another day, I was in a super market, and a middle aged guy pulling a trolley passed me. After a second, he went back and said Wow! &%*($)@*(French). He realized I didn't understand French so he said it again in English- You are very beautiful! I was about to answer "No! not at all." because The book of changes (Yi-Jing) taught us Asians to be modest but I suddenly remembered that my teacher said if someone admired you, you could just answer "Thank you!" that's what they westerners do all the time. And it could also avoid to make others feel embarrassed.
To every Taiwanese, when you see people you think are cute, pretty or handsome, please just tell them, don't just look at them. Whatever you do, it will always impact the person's mood for the whole day.