Monthly Archives: October 2009

NTRP

Word of the day: NTRP, The National Tennis Rating Program is the widely used tennis rating system, even China is importing it. When I first started out playing, in 1989 or so I went to USTA got myself rated. Either … Continue reading

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On fire !

Autumn is my favored season out of 4.

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枣庄矿业(集团)

中国近代设立较早的民族资本煤矿。矿厂位于山东峄县(今山东枣庄市 Zao Zhuang)城北12公里之枣庄,西距津浦铁路临城车站31.5公里,有支线相通。自矿厂东南行至运河沿岸之台儿庄,有自筑铁路42公里,自台儿庄至陇海路之赵墩,亦有长25公里之支线。中兴煤可直出连云港,水陆均便。 枣庄矿业(集团) 有限责任公司 财务总监 刘德华 Liu DeHua 离退休职工管理服务中心主任 连传胜 Lian Chuansheng 中兴煤矿 Zhongxin

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CP Badminton

20-24 119th Street College Point, NY 11356 (347) 368-4124 Info This badminton spot has been there for a while. It has parking lot next to it.

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The Audacity of ‘Precious’

Are Americans ready for a 250 lb black girl? or 350? I read that title somewhere recently. I don’t know but I know I’m not going to read that, or watch that. Today Pumpkin came home, saw this magazine laying … Continue reading

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Returnees’ suicides .. 巢未築好 如何引鳳

Recently many returnees with western PhDs have committed suicide in China due to difficult work/life environment. Such tragedy situation would make oversea students to really think hard about their uncertain future back home. —> My English is limited, pls read … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Mission Church

220-16 Union Turnpike Oakland Gardens, NY 11364

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The buy out 赎买

资本主义工商者社会主义改造 ?? According to Jiujiu, after 1949 土地改革 in the countryside, the government promoted a new policy in the city, taking over real estate from the capitalists, renting them out per land cost 以地价, around 1956 or 1958, the government … Continue reading

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GGgorgeous

A few gorgeous days here in New York, played lots of tennis .. the swimming pool is closed for maintenance, will re-open this Saturday. Don’t know people are obsessed with boobs .. some cute humors with breasts .. enjoy.  

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Park Slope Ale House

356 6th Avenue (at corner with 5th Street) Brooklyn, NY 11215 (718) 788-1756 A neat bar in Brooklyn, narrow, high ceiling, limited out door tables in a residential neighborhood. Mexican Mondays: $3 draft Dos Equis, $5 Margaritas and $6 beef … Continue reading

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From Russia With Love

A man rushing to cross street and misses runaway bus in Russia by inches. More near misses here. Is this the New York second? Well, I never felt New York moves the fastest. Hong Kong should certainly be the top … Continue reading

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Autumn in New York

Whitney Pond Park on October 21, 2009. Lots of work to clean the tennis courts in the fall but the scenes are just marvelous.

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China’s new admirer

Russia’s Leaders See China as Template for Ruling The new world order? Does USA like it? Don’t know what emperor Mao think laying in 6 feet under. During his reign, he hated the northern bears. I do too .. Beijing … Continue reading

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Wine tasting at Joe’s

One of the wine tastings we went .. over the years we became Joe’s faithful follower. Little rendezvous with our neighbors, meeting new ones .. Was due to recession, the band wasn’t there ..

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Ambit Customer Incentives

Just by trying our service – switching to Ambit – you will receive this Getaway travel voucher that’s good for a 3-day/2-night stay for two at one of 25 exciting destinations across the country. U.S. Destinations: Atlantic City, NJ Branson, … Continue reading

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My leading lady and man

At 86, a Liberal-Minded Party Elder Is Still Jousting With China’s Censors By SHARON LaFRANIERE and JONATHAN ANSFIELD Beijing FOR nearly two decades, the Communist Party strove to wipe out the national memory of Zhao Ziyang, the reform-minded party secretary … Continue reading

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Deion Sanders’ fat pink tie

I caught a late Sunday night ESPN football recap, three-some talking heads with Deion Sanders sitting pretty in the middle. He’s one of my favored players who played mainly cornerback but also some wide receiver – most NFL plays play … Continue reading

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Time to kill

With 338 million Internet users in June 2009, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), China is no longer a niche market of the online industry. And Chinese is the second most common language on the Internet, according … Continue reading

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