Monthly Archives: October 2010

a serving game

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a game

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Warming up

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A game, won

School has a track meet that morning, so all the yellow buses ..

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Serving

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The new pool

The renovation of my local pool at North Hempstead or sports complex (it has lighted tennis courts and track fields .. ) since April 2008 is finally over and has just reopened. It’s free till Nov 30, 2010. As of … Continue reading

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My serve

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Din Tai Fung 鼎泰豐

Dingtaifeng, the land of xiaolongbao 小龙饱 (small steamed juicy buns, or dumplings). it’s far more famous and delicious than Nan Xiang. DTF’s buns are smaller and lots more expensive, and I haven’t seen a single one being broken. Yes, sometimes … Continue reading

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Timed match

Unfinished Matches (matches not completed within 1.5 hours) FIVE MINUTE RULE: if 5 minutes or more remain before the end of the match, you MUST start and attempt to complete the next game. If less than 5 minutes remain, do … Continue reading

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Yeye’s headstone

I was once a very ignorant youth – a huge understatement. I wasn’t interested in anything, perhaps except dresses, shoes and handbags. I took some pictures during Yeye’s funeral and sent them to grand aunties Lucy and Lily without actually … Continue reading

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Zhujiajiao 朱家角, an ancient town

A day on the town with friends. Zhujiajiao is a quick drive, about 45 minutes from Shanghai. The large parking lot was free.

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Yangzhou the beautiful

江南 jiangnan means South of Changjiang 长江 the Yangtze River? . I’m from Beijing (and loving it), grew up by the wide ChangAn Blvd 长安街 near TianAnMen and tasted the sand storm during the spring time, every year. Although we … Continue reading

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Matriculation of a New England prep school

A boarding school in MA Class of 2010 matriculation as of August 5, 2010 Included are the 100 colleges where our graduates will enroll. The class applied to 267 colleges. Out of those 267 colleges: applied 2171, accept 858 and … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with …?!

What’s wrong with medical insurance USA: I’d think that either CIA or FBI is trying to contact me with this elaborated procedure just to read a simple email reply. Oh no. It’s from my medical insurer. I need to read … Continue reading

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Yangzhou gov 扬州市政府

Although Li Yanxing mentioned that when her son Du Jialin 杜佳临 went to visit Xiao Pangu and identified himself, the government and the developer were overjoyed at finding a Zhou but I suspected the government treated me well was due … Continue reading

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Xu Wen-Da 徐文达

字仁山 I made this post after getting William’s comment . ___________________ 清末闸北开辟“通商场”再探 Probing into the “Tong Shang Chang” in Zhabei District of Shanghai in Late Qing Dynasty 徐文达和徐家大屋, 2009-3-27 徐乃光, 2008-11-21 江南名士徐乃昌, 2007-6-10 徐慕邢: 北京早期集邮家徐某初探

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2011 Manhattan mixed 7.0

7-Nov 2010 Sun 6:00 pm Westside; T2 Kende/Vogt vs: 1st 4-6, 4-6; 2nd 6-3, 3-6, 1-0; 3rd 7-6, 2-3 12-Nov Fri 7:30 pm Randalls Is; T4 Holbrook/McConway vs: 1st 7-6, 4-2; 2nd 5-7, 1-6; 3rd 6-1, 6-3 18-Nov Thu 9:00 pm Randalls Is.; home vs T6 Rosenberg: 1st 6-4, 3-6, 0-1; 2nd 6-0, … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Island Racquet Club

Roosevelt Island Racquet Club 281 Main Street Roosevelt Island, NY 10044 Tel: (212) 935-0250 Info, directions to the club and map The tennis club is on the little island between Manhattan’s East side and Queens, with 12 har-tru clay courts.

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