Daily Archives: March 7, 2008

Tiffany & Co. 蒂芙尼

I got my Tiffany’s credit back this Monday, on a merchandise card.  Gee, if they issued me a card instead a paper slip seven years ago, they might not have to go thro this much trouble. The georgous monkey Union Pay … Continue reading

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Few clues that you’re old

 <- my actual look and with the falling vision I see this ->   I’m getting old, I think, 🙂 My eye sights are falling. Hmmmm it’s good in a way, that I don’t have to deal with my wrinkles … and … Continue reading

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The Butterfly Lovers

The dance is nothing special, but the music she danced to is one of two my most favored concertos out of China.  I bought this CD in Wangfujing – I was just thinking how nice would it be to find a CD with both … Continue reading

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Americans in China

AIC vs ABC .. .. Managing the Dragon author Jack Perkowski attended Yale on a football scholarship and was a successful investment banker.  After 20 years there on Wall Street, he decided he could set up a business in which … Continue reading

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More dentists

More dentists.  Dr. Moss’s mission is accomplished.  Now all I need is a dentist to actually put in the tooth, crown (?)  I’m not too happy with Dr. Linsky.  Calls to his office get only 50% return rate (I don’t think I’m the right … Continue reading

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Shunde 顺德 maid; truth, nothing but truth

The servants pecking order in Hong Kong was geographical: Shunde, local HK Chinese, China mainlanders and Filipinos. Shunde is a district in the city of Foshan 佛山 in the Pearl River Delta, in Guangdong province (now a prospered area).  I don’t know the history of it, … Continue reading

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