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Michael D. Hsu

A first, full fledged Chinese heading a fortune 500? The new CEO (appointed) of Kimberly-Clark, will replace Thomas Falk on Jan. 1. Pre opening, KMB was at $106, now is trading at $104, down about 2% – amid 497 points drop … Continue reading

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It’s very different nowadays 今非昔比

Michael Chinoy’s documentary on China the week that changed the world screened at China Center this evening at 7 World Trade Center @ 250 Greenwich Street more pix on FB It’s a wonderful documentary, also brought back many memories from … Continue reading

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Dominic: a street encounter

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Love Thy Neighbour, 2011

A very windy Saturday last week. By around 7:50am, the three of the four courts are taken by 12 players. One lone player was on the fourth court by himself. After the set just got started, Kai and wife came … Continue reading

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No wake

I’ve heard and even used leave something or someone in your wake, plenty times but never fully understand the word wake until today. The No Wake speed limit is 5 on the water here. It’s great to learn something new, … Continue reading

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The 60th birthday

My childhood friend Ruby had just graduated from Cornell with a PhD in biochemistry. Her employer had provided a spacious two bedroom apartment for her and her husband. They inspected the new housing while still living at Ithaca – drove … Continue reading

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The blue New York sky

The autumn is in the air, Sept 25, 2011. More pix in FB

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Hotel fees to rise to record $1.8 billion in 2011

A much better looking tea bag, from Tea Leaves, with a label stating Organic Long Life Green. It cost US$14 (before tax and tips) at the New York Palace Hotel but unfortunately I couldn’t tell how much longer my life … Continue reading

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The Age of Purification – 拔罐

Don’t we all know baguan? Thumb and forefinger pressing into my navel, Doña Lucia issued a command. “Suéltalo!” she repeated. “Release it, man!” Then Doña Lucia, a Mexican folk healer (or curandera), pressed the full weight of her body down … Continue reading

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Our school budget ..

Why do I need to vote? Doesn’t the school budget always pass? Less than 20% of our schools’ parents participate in the budget vote. While this year’s budget increase is very modest, at 1.99%, YOUR VOTE REMAINS CRITICAL to its … Continue reading

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Hot and Steamy

The oldies are the new goodies? Bathhouse is a such common thing, part of our daily routine for ages .. By the way, the best place to watch an ice hockey game in New York is at Russian bath .. … Continue reading

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Spitting

This Times article, Sidewalk Spitting reminded me of a couple’s threesome adventure in New York. Once upon a time, a white couple came to New York vacationing from a corner of Europe where Asians aren’t the dominate race. They both … Continue reading

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Snow 雪: 数风流名车,丰田最糙

沁园春《雪》 北国风光, 千里冰封, 万里雪飘。 望长城内外, 惟馀莽莽; 大河上下, 顿失滔滔。 山舞银蛇, 原驰蜡象, 欲与天公试比高。 须晴日, 看红妆素裹, 分外妖娆。 江山如此多娇, 引无数英雄竟折腰。 惜秦皇汉武, 略输文采; 唐宗宋祖, 稍逊风骚。 一代天骄, 成吉思汉, 只识弯弓射大雕。 俱往矣, 数风流人物, 还看今朝。 More pix on FB Ok .. here comes the new one .. . 南国风光,千条道路,万道土坡。望城乡内外,人流莽莽;大道上下,车浪滔滔。你开QQ,我驾面包,欲与丰田试比高。须晴曰,看南疆土坡,分外妖娆。 … Continue reading

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…brevity is the soul of wit…

World Financial Center New York March 31, 2010 . . Polonius is a character in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. He is King Claudius’s chief counsellor, and the father of Ophelia and Laertes. Polonius connives with Claudius to spy on Hamlet. The … Continue reading

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USTA National Open Indoor Championships

Assume .. One of my partners asked me if I’d like to play mixed in a tourney in Dec. I said fine. Well, I assumed it’s a regular tourney where few friends get together battling each other out. As it … Continue reading

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First snow storm of the season

Happy happy holiday .. The Buddha has it up to the neck .. . winter wonderland .. Life is tough ..

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First snow of the season!

Group of nuts converged at the Bay Terrace and had great time. Well, we won 2:1 .. that helped too. It’s just like this one in this past Feb big snow storm held traffics to a crawl but it won’t … Continue reading

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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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