Daily Archives: September 14, 2008

NYC co-op 纽约的 合作公寓

1985年,26岁的麦当娜想买上西城的 The_San_Remo 合作公寓 不成功,被拒绝:  购买纽约市(曼哈顿) 首屈一指的合作公寓是不容易的. Google Madonna was refused by nyc co-op, many articles show up: she was rejected in 1985 by San Remo (see below); again in 2007; In 2008, she closes on hard-won $7 Million Central Park West co-op. … Continue reading

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A messy week ahead ..

So Lehman Brothers is going down, or belly up – LEH was once a solid performer in my portfolio.  BoA just bought Merril Lynch, .. the weekend isn’t over yet. But it is over.  A busy week on Wall Street, and … Continue reading

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The girlie girl

It was telling that when the boyfriend came with the waiter, the girl has her compact out and was putting on more make-up. We sat by the water and it was dimly lighted. Who’s going to see?  I wondered.  Then … Continue reading

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The dating game

Dating to me is just two people meet and feel that mutual attraction and then begins to court each other. Or one sided. But nonetheless a ritual, not a game. When I first heard/saw game was added to dating, I … Continue reading

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Force of nature

We stayed at the sea side resort, Four Seasons on the Gulf in Galveston. The little town was charming. I particularly enjoyed the Moody Gardens, the old downtown and little Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum.  The beach was … Continue reading

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The Jukebox Is From Juilliard

A must-stop on my next trip to San Francisco. This Revolution Cafe in the Mission District sounds so cool.  Classical music played in a cafe.  Not sure “This is the only way people should listen to classical music” but would be … Continue reading

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