Monthly Archives: March 2008

Charlie’s Angels

It’s Charlie’s idea to have it in the city.  The prior meetings had been in my town, for I definitely not willing to make a trip when no one would show up.  I’ve met him couple of times, so the city it was.  How … Continue reading

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Strong showing @ Woodie’s

We had our club meeting yesterday with largest showing ever, 8 of us (two more girls!!!), needed time out to get a chance to speak, great rapport and enthusiasm.  San Diego Chapter’s Josey Wales’s record was 26.  I might have to enlist … Continue reading

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Spring is in the air

 

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Tulip 郁金香

Tulip is my favorite, simple and elegant. The orchids and calla lily too. The other day my kids sat me down for an emergency meeting.  King told me that I have touch of death, and Pumpkin wondered out loud why would shop still sell … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Schefflera

Brassaia Arboricola .. whatever :). The tiny plant that grows into a tree, and even has berries. More about my green thumb  

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Obama blames Clinton era for crisis

FT .. Barack Obama yesterday laid much of the blame for America’s unfolding credit crisis on the financial deregulation of the 1990s in his hardest-hitting attack so far on the economic legacy of Bill Clinton’s administration. .. Not Reagan?  Wow … Continue reading

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Calla lily

. This lily is grown in Canada, very pretty, isn’t it??

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Shame on China?

Tibet took the headline again.  CNN‘s video showing monks and plain cloth chanted, something made in China and then shame on China in English that remind me of Putin’s comment on Kasparov, asking why did the chess champ when arrested, speak out in English rather than … Continue reading

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An ode to Kam San 金山

The first time walked into Kam San in Flushing in 1986, I was pleased: it had meicai 梅菜, dried salted veg that I like to cook with pork.  I just arrived from Hong Kong where food was stringently segregated.  Cantonese, the Hong … Continue reading

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Tennis elbow

I wasn’t bragging when I said tennis elbow never glanced at my direction.  Perhaps too much tennis at Hilton Head, I felt sharp pain on my right elbow when I served.  It’s a new sensation, and didn’t go away.  Now three … Continue reading

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The battle of the sexes

Billie Jean King (1943-) beat Bobby Riggs (1918-95) in three straight sets after he challenged her to a match in 1973. Matina Navratilova (1956-) lost to Jimmy Connors (1952-) 7-5, 6-2 at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas in 1992.  He gave her a dozen of … Continue reading

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Massage

     Pls let me know if it works for you 🙂 Jus to check this out…… The Organs of your body have their sensory touches at the bottom of your foot, if you massage these points you will find … Continue reading

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The BeetleJuice

Carrot + Ginger + Apple – Boost and cleanse our system. Apple + Cucumber + Celery – Prevent cancer, reduce cholesterol, and improve stomach upset and headache. Tomato + Carrot + Apple – Improve skin complexion and bad breath. Bitter … Continue reading

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The six goodies

國際會議上定出了6種保健品 第一       綠茶;   第二       紅葡萄酒; 第三       豆漿; 第四       酸奶;人家不提牛奶,您注意啦; 第五       骨頭湯; 第六       蘑菇湯。   一個中國人寫的 , 一定要耐心看完,並傳給您的朋友   不重視保健,而且不聽保健。現在絕大多數是病死的,很少數是老死的。 聯合國提出個口號﹕”千萬不要死於無知”。死於無知很冤枉。   … Continue reading

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The party line

We were taught that 没有共产党就没有新中国.  Look over the Taiwan Strait, it is  没有国民党就没有新台湾.  🙂  Thank god we won’t be seeing Chen much longer.  Behind the exuberance of Ma’s election, stands the belief that the KMT would forge a closer economic relationship with … Continue reading

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From kid glove to white glove

The luxury makers are expanding in Asia, Chindia in particular. “I think the fashion world is beginning to realise that Asian customers are getting more sophisticated by the day,” says Mr Jenden.  “Yes, there are cultural differences. Europeans don’t pick their teeth. … Continue reading

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A Georgia peach

Larry Flynt’s Hustler, a men’s club by the Hudson River employees fairly good looking girls.  Most of them are from Eastern Europe.  Some of them are lively, out going, playful; and some looked like they’d rather be somewhere else.  It isn’t … Continue reading

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Doctor Dolittle

J came to play card game baifen this past Sunday.  I haven’t seen her for a good few years.  Last time was at a ski resort, we had hot pot and well, played cards in the evenings.  She just got … Continue reading

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