Daily Archives: January 7, 2008

The pomelo 柚子

Some call it Chinese grapefruit.  Not far from the truth, especially now they have even matched pinky color of grapefruit.  English translates gan 甘 as sweet which in most cases are correct, but it omits some elements, not just sweet, the … Continue reading

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Michael Bloomberg

Speculation over Bloomberg candidacy grows.  He’s compact, successful and no nonsense.  Not sure the city got that.  The last few times I dealt with city, over parking tickets, etc. were all sloppy.  A meter-maid issued me a parking ticket this past … Continue reading

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Chinese pears

I just found (should say decided to try .. since I’ve seen this for a while .. narrow mind kept me from tasting it sooner, hehehe ..) a new type of pear, the green one on the left from Xinjiang.  … Continue reading

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