Daily Archives: November 25, 2010

The Waldorf = Astoria

Jan 13, 2006 It has muted old world charm, no glittering which is refreshing .. well, part of it is very dated.

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A story of a blackman

In front of Bach Schule in Frankfurt, Feb 20, 1984 One year I was back in Beijing and Nainai diplomatically talked about .. marrying black .. she didn’t say it out right, but implied that I shouldn’t … The first … Continue reading

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The turkey day, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving .. my 2008 One tiny bird, two little slaves and three bumper harvests (one of ..) 一只小火鸡, 俩个小奴隶, 三场大丰收 (之一) This year my task for cooking is easy: the two slaves volunteered to help. They were so enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Koreas 南韩 和 朝鲜

Happy Thanksgiving. Korea was the thing Dad and I talked about. I don’t quite remember why USA got into the war (or skirmish?) and why China responded. Suppose I could google it but I didn’t. All I remember is US … Continue reading

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A broken spoon

The cooking station (or cooking pit) at my uncle’s country estate was on the left hand side by the entrance. A giant black (raw iron?) wok permanently sat in the built in pit (tuzao 土灶). We used the wok to steam, to sautée, make soups, … Continue reading

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