Monthly Archives: January 2008

Reminiscence?

Does this posture remind you of red guard gone mad moment in the 60s during that ten crazy years?  The blizzard is blamed on La Nina, opposite of El Nino.  The officials are softening up, ventured into the crowds, reporting death ..  Good leap forward.  … Continue reading

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Purple Heart

The world over in the hospital, the color purple is reserved for heart ..

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Eddy and Rudy ..

They are bowing out of the race.  I never thought they stood any chance.  I like Giuliani was mayor, but his third wife is hard to swallow.  Her unflattering media coverage – 小人得志 – is certainly a liability to his run.  Rudy … Continue reading

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Got in late

  .. but still works .. most in @ 703.9

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The entitlement

One’s entitlement often seems inequality to others.  Our badminton group has been playing together for years on this one court, relatively harmonic, even with players come and go.  There are no rules to govern but a sense of fairness.  Before Michael, there was … Continue reading

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Global MBA rankings

MBAs are no longer American monopoly.  Even Vladimir got into the game, signing the foundation stone of Skolkovo Biz School in Moscow.  Remembered when Bush was running, MBAs cried out loud, “give us a break ..”  They got one. This year’s ranking … Continue reading

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Taike

Taiwan, in some people eyes are forging a new identity after long years in the shadow of China.  I thought the moment had long passed, IF it didn’t find its identity when fathers were beaten up by their sons in China, and innocent people were … Continue reading

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The range bar trading

Woodie has abandon his 5-minute time bar in favor of his new method, range bar based on price trading, Charlie explained.  The timer is gone, in place is the data box.  The new bar would print only after certain movement in that … Continue reading

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Happy birthday

  year of the rat ..  

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The Golden Gate Bridge – 2002

I flew out to see Daddy when his doctor called me after his prostate cancer surgery two weeks ago. Still in the recovery period, the day before I was leaving for home, he asked me to take him to see … Continue reading

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Handyman

There are lot of things I don’t know and can’t figure it out.  But I long view myself a handyman, so I have no problem taking thing it down.. … hack, if I have a third arm or right knife, I would … Continue reading

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18 and 38

I had few minutes to kill, waiting for my mother-in-law who’s with her cardiologist.  So I actually have time to see the difference between a deflected bag (left, red) vs air tight on the right.  Just as I was inspecting, a … Continue reading

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Cancer Centers

There are 40 Cancer Centers and 23 Comperhansive Cancer Centers (totalling 63) in the US designated by NCI, National Cancer Institute. New York has .. Albert Einstein Cancer Research Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine I. David Goldman, M.D. Director … Continue reading

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The forbidden fruit

Cleaning up, found this recalled Vioxx.  It’s given by a dr who’s treating my painful right knee: got twisted while skiing.  This elaborated package contains only a single pill.  I didn’t take any, not that I have foresight, but I just … Continue reading

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Another d-day

Ok, another down day .. like picking flowers 🙂 .. Kerviel at SocGen .. blaming a low ranked trader – his salary plus bonus was less than $200k .. If he indeed did all those, than all the credit to … Continue reading

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China’s cultural awakening

London is to have the biggest festival of Chinese art, “China now” .. where is NY?  We’re losing out to others.

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Lao Mo 老莫

  1960s   1979  Before I left Beijing for HK, Auntie Jennie treated me at Moscow Restaurant.  Xiao Yi treated me there when we reunited.. ..  Very few items were available on the menu, and fewer items were appetizing.  Out of nostalgia … Continue reading

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Tongzhi

Or comrade – the venerated communist term – now gay man using it when refers to each other in Beijing, my dear friend YZ told me few years ago.  The Times picks it up now.  Well, time has changed, very fast.  One of my … Continue reading

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