Monthly Archives: January 2007

Ha ha ha ..

When my kids were very young, once I took them to the bank, letting them take turn to get cash from the ATM machine. At dinner, they asked why Dad wasn’t home. “He has to work.” “Why?” They asked. “Someone … Continue reading

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LOC and Li Hongzhang (hungchang)

It’s a crispy cold morning full of sunshine in the capital. I caught 7am shuttle, landed on time. The streets in DC are empty and tranquil, except the police car on every block. Can we just bomb that son of … Continue reading

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Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto

We went to Tilles Center for the very first time, for Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto, part of my birthday celebration. I have Robert McDuffie’s CD but never seen him live … disappointing … hmmmm the last few times I’ve seen Tchaikovsky’s … Continue reading

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Chinese speakers

Couple of decades ago, I met two people in Frankfurt who speak Chinese as second or third language without any other obvious talent of landing a job. Hans’ a German living on welfare and Elizabeth’s Hungarian, immigrated to West Germany, … Continue reading

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China Forbidden City may close Starbucks

It’s about time! How about McDonald in Buckingham Palace? I was not entirely surprised but still shocked to see a Starbucks sits majestically in the seat of the Emperors. Not surprise is because China has been in a rush to … Continue reading

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Politics in a trading room

Politics is everywhere, even in a trading room. You’d think those swing dicks are the most pragmatic lot, guess I was wrong. Ken Wood is an experienced trader in his late 60s or early 70s. Few weeks ago, he’s ill … Continue reading

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Whistler

Whistler is a Canadian resort town in the southern Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in the province of British Columbia, Canada, approximately 125 kilometres (78 mi) north of Vancouver. .. .. by Wikipedia We went to ski there in … Continue reading

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