Monthly Archives: June 2009

One marriage with two world views

I spotted this almost a year old Next Magazine (#969, Oct 02, 2008) last week. One of the the cover stories caught my eyes: 69岁钢琴大师刘诗昆婚变. Liu Shikun was a youngster among Auntie Jennie‘s colleagues. Indeed his first wife was the … Continue reading

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Pine Court Chinese Bistro

The celebratory dinner was at Pine Court Chinese Bistro 249-32 Horace Harding Expy Little Neck, NY 11362 (718) 279-1999 Lou is the food connoisseur if not the epicurean.  Dishes at Pine Court are mostly decent.  Service was slow that night … Continue reading

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A battle of nerves

The war is playing out at Center Court in Wimbledon at the moment between 19 years old Sabine Lisicki, a German and choking artist and Number 1 Dinara Safina, 23 years old. The German was serving for the set at … Continue reading

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Oh man … Simon says

This picture was taken on the way home from the CATsNY tourney last Saturday 6/27. Oh man, oh man… Let’s see – Gerald (or Gerard?)… oh Man, he taught me the serve – Rain storm … Oh well, mother nature … Continue reading

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Sandy’s roses

Sandy’s green thumb is formidable. I finally found few seconds to picture the beauties before they’re gone for the season. ..

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Ballperson tryout at the USTA

The tryout at the USTA for the upcoming US Open was held on June 25, more than 400 showed up. It just reinforced my believe that people who run the tennis events are less capable. The event’s scheduled at 3pm: … Continue reading

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The Science of Getting Rich

One of my trading buddies sent this link by Wallace D. Wattles

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Melanie Oudin the Georgia Peach

I never wasted a minute to say that I don’t like Jelena Jankovic, here is one more why … … After losing, Jankovic was ungraciously moved to suggest that Oudin isn’t one of them. As I said, the women do … Continue reading

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Eddy plays too

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playing

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2009 birthday

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Fruit Tarts

.. The summery desserts .. ..

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Irene got her man

Many many years ago when the Williams sisters just began taking over the world, once during a mixed doubles match (a rarity!!), Chris Evert marveled at the power the sisters were dispensing. “She’s over powering the men …” On both … Continue reading

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Andy Murray

Allan St. John wrote in the current issue Maxim that back to 2004 when Murray, a Scot has won US Open boy’s title, British tennis officials decided to pay “the esteemed [Brad] Gilbert $1.5 million a year to coach him”, … Continue reading

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A bee or wasp?

Is it a bee or wasp?

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The sensual massage

L is my friend who’s close friend F gives sensual massage. F is a 50 years old lady who spends 6 months in New York in the summer and 6 months in Florida. She puts up ads in craigslist and … Continue reading

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Sun and Seas

Tari of Sun and Seas called, asking if I would take down this post: a potential customer (from a church, 5 families) balked at the comment made by carolyn r. As I said before, timeshare isn’t for everyone. Do your … Continue reading

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Three book babes

I just can’t resist to put this cartoon up, fm New Yorker (June 29, 2009 issue). We the 3 big hand babes had a wonderful time yesterday. Wheat pasta salad, garlic peanuts, sweet/salty anchovies, shacha cucumber, spicy tofu, red wine, … Continue reading

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