Monthly Archives: April 2010

Canon Rock Violin

A bunny and one burglar play Pachelbel

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The wife is supposed to take care of the sex

Rough Justice: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer by Peter Elkind, an editor at large at Fortune magazine wrote that Silda Wall Spitzer told Lloyd Constantine, a former close friend of the governor’s who wrote his own account of … Continue reading

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We took Queens!

They cut us off at the knees and we still prevailed! Yap, we won, despite two last second complaints that hit us few days earlier, that restricted my team to bare minimum. Four of us, out of 14 team roster … Continue reading

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Cooling the milk

A handful classmates at school had suicided parents. A good friend of my whom I met in middle school shared the same fate with me. However the difference is drastic. She lived with her father and two much older sibling … Continue reading

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NTRP Guidebook

National Tennis Rating Program Guidebook defines each playing level (1, 1.5 .. to 7, total 13 levels) on page 10 and 11 in great details – see the chart below. In an effort to avoid disqualification when players are rating … Continue reading

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Wheelchair tennis

. Last month the NTC held a fund raising night for the wheelchair tournament that’ll be held in second weekend of June. About two dozen pedestrian players showed up plus three wheel chair players. We mixed and matched with different … Continue reading

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Money Management And Futures Trading

Many people believe that most day traders lose money and only a few are profitable. While this view has some merit, the difference between successful day traders and unsuccessful day traders often has its roots in money management technique. In … Continue reading

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Chinese and Dogs Not Admitted

华人与狗不许入内 Shanghai’s Dogs and Chinese Not Admitted” Sign: Legend, History and Contemporary Symbol, by Robert A. Bickers and Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, The China Quarterly, No. 142. (Jun., 1995), pp. 444-466.

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USTA rating

USTA used to offer rating session at NTC but no longer did which’s a shame; inconvenient many players who would rather be ‘certified’ by a NTC pro to ride doubts and whispers. Sandy said 10 years ago she joined the … Continue reading

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The Tiger Bubble

Tiger made the PGA tour; brought lot$ of $$ to the tour; benefit many journeymen but at the same time, stiffen the competition. .. A friend said Tiger is his idol. I thought he’s so pugilistic and cynical. .. .. … Continue reading

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USTA Grievance Complaint form

Oh boy .. the form that get many in trouble or weeding out cheaters. USTA Grievance complaint

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BBB, F

BBB forwarded me this and asking for a response to process further within 10 days. On April 01, 2010, the business provided the following information: Ms. Segure, Ms. Eng purchased a Coral Reef property on Ebay for $1.00. She then … Continue reading

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Missed opportunities

Attending a football game has been my dream for many years. Last October Golfer surprised me with one: he proposed that we go to see UPenn. Ok, I’d go anywhere and see anyone play. We leisurely checked into the hotel … Continue reading

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Gigino

Gigino Neighborhood: Battery Park 20 Battery Pl New York, NY 10004 (212) 528-2228 An excellent out door place, on the Hudson River, with Lady Liberty, at Wagner Park or Battery Park. Good Italian food, no wine .. beers only.

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A few hours in the sun

It’s an absolutely a gorgeous day out there. My teammates trickled on to the court one by one. One of the teammates brought her date to the practice. As it turned out, it’s CJ Papa, a sportscaster who covers Islanders … Continue reading

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Queens Mixed Playoff

2010 Metro USTA Leagues Queens Mixed Playoff Regulations Gee, the Rules wasn’t enough? . usta Q playoff10qnsmxd

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RDFZ 人大附中80届 class list

人大附中8月7号60周年校庆 RenDa Fu is turning 60 this summer. Let’s see how long would it take to complete this list without hurling around a spreadsheet. Hopefully before the anniversary. People can view this item without signing in .. hope you guys … Continue reading

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I Love New York

Lower Manhattan skyline from the Staten Island Ferry More pix on FB Is New York’s sky bluer? I think so. It’s not even Autumn yet, only Spring and on a sort of cloudy day but the sky is cerulean blue. … Continue reading

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