Daily Archives: February 12, 2009

The late fee

Out of blue, I got a letter from Melissa from Collections Department of Coral Reef HOA/Reba Management Inc. .. that I owed them $968.53. This communication is being made in an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained … Continue reading

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Iran in pictures

The DQ sent .. Iran is such a beautiful country. This Hong Kong photographer, Alex Chan, further changed my view of Iran and Iranians. He has a set of keen eyes seeing what would be neglected by others. I especially … Continue reading

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What Darwin didn’t know

Golfer keeps a tank of African cichlids. Ours are mainly from Tanganyika. They live in brackish water, are colorful and smart. The only imperfection I could think is they don’t use condoms or any other type of contraceptives – they … Continue reading

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Biden Signals U.S. Is Open to Russia Missile Deal

.. NATO Secretary General Jaap De Hoop Scheffer warned Europe against marginalizing itself on Afghanistan. “The Obama administration has already done a lot of what Europeans have asked for, including announcing the closure of Guantanamo and a serious focus on … Continue reading

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The Open-Door Bailout

Well said by Thomas Friedman. Many people are saying this is Asian Century. I think it is. Not just Asians’ turn. It’s natural progression. Chinese like to say 创江山容易保江山难, it’s easier to start something and difficult to preserve it. The … Continue reading

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Tennis .. 女子單打

小華在作文簿上寫道: 我的家有爸爸 A A 媽和我三個人,每天早上一出門,我們三人就 分道揚鑣 , 各奔前程 ,晚上又 殊途同歸 。 爸爸是建築師,每天在工地上 比手畫腳 ;媽媽是售貨員,每天在商店 來者不拒 ;我是學生,每 E5 在教室 呆若木雞 。 我的家三個成員 臭氣相投 ,家中一團和氣。但我成績不好的時候, 爸爸也同室操戈 ,心狠手辣地揍得我 五體投地 ,媽媽在一旁 袖手旁觀 , 從來不曾見義勇為 。」 老師後來問小華;你考試成績不好的話,父母怎麼懲罰你? 小華回答: 80 分以下 女子單打 , 70 分以下 男子單打 … Continue reading

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Well, That Certainly Didn’t Take Long

Maureen Dowd’s column got me confused. Obama’s people cheat on taxes just like anyone. (Maybe Uncle Sam should simplified the tax code .. so complicated compare to any other country on earth!) IF anyone believes Obama is ‘clean‘ and going … Continue reading

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