Monthly Archives: February 2015

The other woman

Because of the comic foundation setter or donor at Columbia University, my husband confessed (just kidding) to me his the other woman: a female student looked him up on LinkedIn, and sent him messages, and resume, to network, and to fish for a job. But her English … Continue reading

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Studying aboard 留学

Specifically studying in USA 留美. Yung Wing 容閎 (Rong Hong; 1828-1912) was the first, graduated from Yale in 1854. Since then a skeleton of kids sailed to USA over the years, then stopped in 1881. Then the next wave of … Continue reading

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Immigration: Chinese Americans

New York Historical Society is exhibiting the Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion (September 26, 2014 – April 19, 2015) Here are many individual stories. The weather was great, we took a walk in the Central Park. At the end of the exhibit, on a … Continue reading

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National Grid

The gas company had been coming to read my usage ever since. The employee would ring the bell and go to the meter in the basement many times a year. Most times he (always male) went about his business and … Continue reading

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Profile of Chinese New Yorkers

According to New York Historical Society’s exhibit Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion (September 26, 2014 – April 19, 2015) – Map shows percentage of Chinese New Yorkers by borough, and neighborhoods ! with large Chinese American populations:. 40% Queens 37%, Brooklyn 19%, Manhattan … Continue reading

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Brother Sway 北美崔哥

He’s been pretty popular lately with his acid and timely jokes. (His weibo site and sina blog) I think the first post I read of his was the immigration joke, last year. Over times, I enjoyed reading more and, more. The other … Continue reading

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Amy Chua and Experience: I’ve slept with 3,000 men

Reading this on the Guardian, I thought about what Tiger Mom said last night. Her younger daughter Lulu who’s a freshman at Harvard, told her that she and her husband should go on a TV interview together – as a … Continue reading

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A night out with Amy Chua

文学 wenxue One cold morning in 2011 a Jewish friend sent me a link from WSJ and joked, “How Chinese are you that you let your children have sleepovers?” Our kids had plenty sleepovers in the past. She referred to … Continue reading

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JP Morgan Chase and Jue

This picture shows the father Gao Hucheng left, with US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. Look at their hand shake. Geithner seems grabbing better part of Gao’s hand, as if holding on to his dear life. What is the ulterior motive … Continue reading

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