Monthly Archives: July 2009

Mini me

US Open Series. Men’s quarterfinal. He wears his cap low. Picks on his shirt at shoulders. Touches his face and tapes at his cap. His shirt is on the large side so he has to consistently pulling it backward, and … Continue reading

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Turning Basin Park

The park is near Princeton University

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Joe Hisaishi

King has this White Night in orchestra but not on youtube, it only has in piano.

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Joe Hisaishi

Ryojou – very pretty Where is the Chinese counterpart? Irene has a very worldly view 🙂 世界女

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The Princess of Nebraska

Out of blue, I watched this DVD because the blurb claims .. A Chinese-born 18-years old finds herself four months pregnant. She interrupts her studies to travel from Nebraska to San Francisco to determine what to do about her pregnancy. … Continue reading

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Mushrooms .. and New York

This group of mushrooms near Turing Basin Park in NJ has to be the most colorful ones I’ve seen so far. The corner of Main Street and Booth Memorial Av in Flushing used to a Chinese seafood restaurant, 鲤鱼门 (was … Continue reading

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Kidnapped in Cairo

The Nile Hilton in Cairo was designed by the American architect Welton Becket in 1959. Egypt had just obtained its independence 6 years ago. This luxury hotel essentially was high-rise billboard for the Western way of life. In our current … Continue reading

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The Color Purple

I took them at the same time. Guess different light gives it unique coloration? Dumb statement. The Color Purple was by Steven Spielberg, in 1985, aiming at winning an Oscar. Though the film was nominated for eleven Academy Awards, including … Continue reading

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The big babe big time sport

Pumpkin’s off to her lacrosse camp soon, the 2nd. The first one she went to was two weeks ago. As soon as we arrived, I was like … Oh mighty! Her fellow campers were all so so tall, big and … Continue reading

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Matt Biondi

Matt Biondi is one of only two swimmers (Mark Spitz being the other) who have won seven medals in one Olympics and eleven career medals – [this was written prior to Michael Fred Phelps.] Biondi began modestly in 1984, earning … Continue reading

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China Asset based loan

7/19 Does anyone know how (if possible) to obtain China asset based loans in the US? Which bank would be the best one to approach? (How about HSBC?) What department would be handling that? In my case, my US based … Continue reading

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Frenemy

What’s the wise idiom says about friends and foes that there isn’t BFF: best friends forever or best foes forever? Oh well, it says all. I know I have better use of my time but I’m amused by this Shanghai … Continue reading

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One Newspaper, Many Checkbooks

How the news is being reported? LINDSEY HOSHAW, a freelance journalist in Palo Alto, Calif., hopes to sell a multimedia slide show and maybe an article to The Times about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a mass of floating plastic … Continue reading

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Jumping out of a pool

Jarron Gilbert jumps out of pool without hands. How did he do that? I need to learn 🙂 since my arms and shoulders hurt .. ..

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Little Jamie

During one such meeting in late March, as Citigroup’s chairman, Richard D. Parsons, was trying to explain banks and lending, the president [Obama] interupted with a quip: “All right, I’ll talk to Jamie.” Jamie Dimon, out of all bankers, holds … Continue reading

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Beatlemania in New Hyde Park

A lovely night out on the town with friend/neighbor. We had Shiraz, cherries, hummmus, etc. Oh, for the Beatlemania, played at Senator Michael Tully Park in New Hyde Park last night. Supervisor Jon Kaiman was on hand doing whatev. Strawberry … Continue reading

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Degas’ ballerina

LONDON Feb. 3, 2009 – A sculpture by French Impressionist Edgar Degas sold for 13.3 million pounds ($19 million) Tuesday at Sotheby’s auction house in London. Degas’ “Petite danseuse de quatorze ans” or “Little 14-year-old dancer,” a bronze depicting a … Continue reading

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The Father I Thought I Knew

Do people held grudge? Hell ya. Do I? It depends. Michael Winerip talked about his Dad, Harold Winerip few weeks ago. And got a note from a lady who worked for his dad that prompted him to write this one … Continue reading

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