Monthly Archives: March 2007

Thank you …

Thank you for visiting, sorry to see you changed your mind.  Please visit me again.

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JetBlue

It’s Friday, I still haven’t packed for the week long vacation, have tennis 8-10 tonight .. ok I’ll share an embarrassing anecdote: I missed my flight from Scottsdale.  How close did I cut?  They closed the gate 15 minutes early.  I must … Continue reading

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Man Group Plans IPO for U.S. Brokerage Unit This Year

By Andrei Postelnicu   March 30 (Bloomberg) — Man Group Plc, the world’s largest publicly traded hedge fund company, plans to sell its futures brokerage unit in an initial public offering this year to concentrate on money management. The offering of … Continue reading

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China poised for global shopping spree

Analysts split over what impact Beijing’s $300 billion investment arm could have on world markets. By Chris Zappone, CNNMoney.com staff writer March 30 2007: 3:08 PM EDT NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) — The Chinese government’s investment agency, being formed to invest … Continue reading

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Hooters growing in China

CNN … ‘”Some of the officials believe that having a Hooters in your city shows a friendly and open attitude to attract foreign tourists and investors,” said the source.’    Wow, is that cool or what.  So girls n money mingles well.  … Continue reading

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Going East, the first step

It’s agreed that YH, the largest brokerage house in China will host Woodie‘s first seminar.  They have branch offices around country, so Woodie can pick his locale and date/time.  Has to be after hours (9:30-11:30am n 1-3pm) or on Saturday/Sunday, … Continue reading

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Top colleges show record rejection rate

FT …’Harvard admitted a meagre 9 per cent of its record 22,955 applications this year – its lowest acceptance rate ever.’…. ‘A year at Harvard costs close to $46,000, while the average tuition at four-year public colleges and universities is … Continue reading

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10 more .. dentists ..

continuation from the previous post Dr. Rosenberg (or something like that) is an oral surgeon who specializes in implant. He has a mild manner, 3 floors higher than Caravana’s. He likes to explain his trade from A to Z. After … Continue reading

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Yoga

Tina Z gave me a free trial certificate from her yoga place.  I had options of going for a week or getting an hour of private session.  I opted for the 1 hr.  The yoga place is a chain – this location … Continue reading

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About .. in Chinese

谢谢大驾光临。这个网站是有关我的家谱,股市买卖以及没人过问的琐事。第一和第二是为了督促自己,第三项是为了不招人讨厌,免得强迫他人听我唠叨鸡毛蒜皮的事。

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Putting my stamp on history

The short version and in PDF; Zhou An end note NYT: A Famous Error Is One for the Record Books pilgrimage to my past . The First Encounter Soon after moving to Hong Kong from Beijing in 1979 I spotted … Continue reading

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Full Month Party 满月酒

Manyue jiu, or Red Egg (and Ginger) Party for the new born is a celebration Chinese dotted on their children at 100 days mark, well, in lieu of bat or bar mitzvahs, or Sweet 16, etc.  We had it for King in … Continue reading

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uhhhh … it’s official

It’s official that Slowpoke’s quitted piano.  Last Thursday as soon as she came home from school she asked to go to play tennis: Lee comes every Thur for their lessons.  Feeling guilty?  hmmmm … no need.  I’m amused to see what … Continue reading

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Martin the coach

Martin hustles.  It’s last year this time when I met him as kids took the week long spring break lessons at the sport center in town.  He taught Kinglazy’s group.  On the last day, he came out during one of … Continue reading

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Simon says

Slowpoke met some of my buddies for the first time, those I never invited for dinner at home.  Her impression of Simon is ‘a very jolly man’.  He talks non stop, providing advice freely and abundantly, which I enjoy.  Sandy … Continue reading

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A contemporary composer

We went to an amateur concert with Lee and Frank in Port Washington. It’s in the memory of Ouida Mintz who wrote a book recounting her friendship with Bernstein. Among dozen performers, there was this blonde young composer Jane Leslie … Continue reading

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Spa

Spa, yoga and thousand years old eggs are in fashion recent few years.  Ok, the egg is a joke, but you got the idea.  Rita called last night, informing me we’re going to Jialing’s new spa opening today.  The 6,000 … Continue reading

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