Monthly Archives: December 2008

Still on opium?

We got our first snow of the season. Hoary!! But the parking lot at the Chinese restaurant was a disaster. They did not clean it a bit. It became icy and dangerous. The parking attendants were lazy. The booth and … Continue reading

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Introspective II

My considerate g/fs with endless long legs: thanks for bending down for me .. 🙂 I always feel that puppy love differs drastically from pragmatic love. When you’re young, you choose your mate solely on love, nothing else. You don’t … Continue reading

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Introspective

When one reflects too much, it makes him or her a loser. But when one has no introspective, weeeellll, I think it’s a lose .. too. So we have to find that middle ground. Year end is always a good … Continue reading

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An outdoory man

I randomly picked up a magazine to read while waiting at my dentist office. Outside is type of magazine I have never subscribed to. Thumbing thought the magazine I spotted his Holiness the Rock Star in Orange Robe.. .. .. … Continue reading

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China to the Rescue? Not!

Thomas Friedman thinks that “China is not going to rescue us or the world economy. We’re going to have to get out of this crisis the old-fashioned way: by digging inside ourselves and getting back to basics — improving U.S. … Continue reading

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Why men want to be INSIDE women

Believe it or not..Men are Everywhere! Woman has Man in it; Mrs. has Mr. in it; Female has Male in it; She has He in it; Madam has Adam in it; No wonder men always want to be inside women! … Continue reading

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Trinity Church

  Trinity Church at Wall Street and Broadway in downtown. The gathering at Tom’s apartment was very nice. Few speakers voiced their insights were very informative. A young guy Jason (?) was very well spoken with great presence. Mr. Wu … Continue reading

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Low salary but great staff ..

".. .. the Chinese regulatory commission .. .. is a government agency, the salary and remuneration may not be competitive, especially when compared with commercial institutions. But we have a very dynamic working environment and outstanding staff members." So read … Continue reading

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Chinese elite universities’ American alumni association in NY

Ok, I know the title sucks. The top 100 university in China – 2008 China University Review – by Wu Shulian 武书连 ranks Qinghua and Beida as #1 and #2 respectively. Many consider it’s China’s answer to MIT and Harvard. … Continue reading

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Protected: my simplified family tree

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Trojan in China

Yizang is thinking to resign, from a job he thoroughly enjoys doing for the past three years. Church & Dwight Co., that makes Arm and Hammer baking soda as well as Trojan condoms. It entered China way behind the Europeans’, … Continue reading

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Yin Chengzong 殷承宗

. Yin Chengzong will perform on Feb 14, 2009 in NJ. Not sure I would want to cross the Hudson River. But I love his rendition of The Yellow River, the only Chinese piano concerto I enjoy listening to. The … Continue reading

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Year end ..

  Year-end gathering for our badminton group, a well-deserved dinner after a year of hard work :).

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Matchmaking vs pimping

At a dinner, I brought up the topic that a friend of mine’s looking for a g/f. Lady K at the table immediately followed it up. “How old is he .. what does he do .. ?” She fired up … Continue reading

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Guangzhou Restaurant 广州酒家

  136-59 37th Avenue Flushing, NY 11354 (718) 888-7999 A nice cozy restaurant run by Wenzhou entrepreneurs. They asked me if I know the two new additional states in the US? Don’t know? Where have you been .. they are … Continue reading

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Drink Water on Empty Stomach

Do you drink enough water every day? Not sure if I could substitute water with tea? ~ .. ~ .. ~ Method of Treatment As you wake up in the morning before brushing teeth, drink 4 x 160ml glasses of … Continue reading

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Colonially present

One of the pictures in last week’s cover story on the Times Magazine. At first, I was not going to read it, but this picture looked so Manila or Jakarta or colonial (a.k.a. army of dark skinned servants is/was the … Continue reading

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Dating vs hooking up

Dating is dated, declared Charles Blow. Hmmm .. good last name for the subject. Sorry for having a dirty mind. I don’t like the connotation of ‘hooking up’, sounds bit savage. Professor Kathleen Bogle at La Salle University in Philadelphia … Continue reading

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