Monthly Archives: April 2017

Herbs

The first basil under my green thumb.  

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Cactus

More cactus here

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Aloe or cactus

Or cactus?

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King protea (?)

Look what I find today? Don’t know what they’re tho 😂 – Trader Joe’s labels it as  spring flowers 🌺 wiki has it as king protea. Leaves look alike. 有人知道这是什么吗?春天之花. 公主花 (?) 帝王花 (?)

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Hyacinth 风信子

From Trader Joe’s (how to care) with tulips too.

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5 tulips

My green thumb: tulips in the tall glass jar, from Trader Joe’s. Also got the hyacinth 风信子           

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On sale the Chinese way – the bbq sauce

As an after thought I picked up a large can (26 oz) of B. H. Bullhead Barbecue Sauce, which cost $7.99 during my grocery shopping at J Mart in Flushing. Before I hit the cashier I saw this Special display that the … Continue reading

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Unequal treaty 不平等条约

I grew up with the term “unequal treaty” of the Qing dynasty. Learned from schools and read from books. But as I’m getting older, I begin to question it. Crying baby. Loser. Sour grape came to mind. And wondering: 1. … Continue reading

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Kale

Kale has been in vogue for a while. Tuesday I’ve lunch at Italian restaurant Felice on Wall Street. It served up baby kale – less chewy than the mama kale. It’s first time I see the baby kale in my local supermarket. The … Continue reading

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tulips in the pot

Tulips from Best Market, April 13. 2014.04.18   2017.04.30, tulips in sunset   

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Sewol; Titanic; Sullenberger; subpar

Almost three years to the date, the South Korean ship Sewol sunk. Passengers were mostly a secondary school kids and they called and sent text messages to their parents and loved ones. I watched the news with my heart bleeding: how … Continue reading

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