Monthly Archives: December 2007

The Walney Dairy

A little ancient dairy farm in Centreville, Virginia ..

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Dolphins

     When I spotted the dorsal just a few feet away, my first thought was oumygawd, shark .. then whale .. there were few of them.  The beach or water is extremely shallow.  I walked closer, they were leisurely … Continue reading

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The Center Court

We played on da center court at the Sea Pines! The only bummmer was there wasn’t a single spectator or linesmen, :). For whatever the reason, the girl (who’s from Kings Park, LI) at the club house decided to indulge … Continue reading

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Van Der Meer

 his Shipyard courts Pumpkin’s mini session with Walker Sahag and Andy Sklarin at the VDM was pretty good, claiming that they got her serve on track.  Ok cool. The intensity is pretty heavy, Walker with a weathered face yelled loud and clear … Continue reading

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The long bike ride

    The bike rides on the beach in the Sea Pines are great.  I like this no frill bike, simple.  The one I have, has so many features that ‘overwhelms’ me .. I have no need for it, :).  .

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Regular milk

I wanted a latte. My favored combo is a cup of hot milk with a drop or two coffee. No StarBucks within walking distance. So I walked into a fine coffee shop. Either I looked like a Martian or terrorist, … Continue reading

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Widowhood 孤儿寡母

X’mas day at the Hilton Head, played exhilarating tennis with Pumpkin, biked, early morning walk on the beach .. .. in the afternoon, I wanted to take kids for a hot chocolate while waiting for Golfer finishing up his golf. … Continue reading

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The Collectors Club

The Collectors Club is a group of more than 750 people who have come together to further the study of philately, promote the hobby and provide a social, educational, and non-commercial setting for the enthusiastic enjoyment of our common passion. … Continue reading

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A little odd

At least once a year, a former colleague would call Golfer to catch up.  He got fired few years ago after an imprudence that cost the group a little over 1m.  Golfer likes him, put in a good word with … Continue reading

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Parenting

Raising kids are simple, but it’s not an easy job.  Here is a story I just heard: a Chinese family with three children on the west coast, the oldest is a girl who has gone to college.  She falls in … Continue reading

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Tree of life

Animal Kingdom has a huge Tree of Life as the center piece. This junior at the entrance of the Sea Pines tennis club in Hilton Head isn’t in the same league as in the Disney, size-wise, but equally attractive, IMHO becasue you can … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2007

We didn’t trim a tree this year..  ..  but the wish is the same ..   Merry Christmas and Happy New Year As year goes on, the size of the gifts are getting smaller and smaller.  From kitchen, playhouse, wash … Continue reading

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Walking the beach

Atlantic Ocean @ Hilton Head ..  A dig/ruin abandoned by my kids .. A walk on the beach is very refreshing, but not sure it’s still enjoyable if you do it day in and day out, when it becomes a routine or chore? I … Continue reading

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The dancer

Does the imperfection make life more interesting?  Here is this good looking girl with a nice body and agile steps dancing the night away.  When she came to greet someone at my table, oh lord, those black teeth .. I just wished … Continue reading

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Qi pao

      I love everything qi pao, spotted her at the dinner party, couldn’t help but to ask where did she find this set, very pretty.  .. She had it made in Shanghai.  :(( ..  – the lady is very neat too, … Continue reading

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Back in Time

Firm comfy beds and hot water for 4 cost only $26.95a night.  I’d never thought this is possible in the US.  Econo Lodge off I-95.  It didn’t even have to advertise for the cleanest bathroom, as there are few on the I-95.  It … Continue reading

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Into thin air

Good video of Roger Federer and Andre Agassi playing at the top of the world .. Burj Al Arab in Dubai is the world’s highest tennis court (at times), stood 210 meters (about 690 feet) into thin air.

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Jaguar

SSsigh .. sign .. Lee was giving lesson and said that before I knew it, King’ll be off to college. .. ..  King replied, “don’t worry, my mom will get a job at that college .. .. teaching something ..” paused, looked thoughtful, … Continue reading

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