Monthly Archives: September 2008

Small restaurant adventures near Soho

Nothing is more depressing than my short weekend trip to New York City: drove one hour in the morning of Saturday, flew one and half hour to the rainy city, got the work going right away, but the results were … Continue reading

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CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS: Meeting with World Leaders at the United Nations Part (II)

This is the second part of Zakaria’s interview with China’s Wen Jiabao. The official link of the script: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0809/28/fzgps.01.html FAREED ZAKARIA GPS: Meeting with World Leaders at the United Nations Aired September 28, 2008 – 13:00   ET ZAKARIA: In my conversation … Continue reading

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CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS: Meeting with World Leaders at the United Nations Part (I)

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria interviewed Premier Wen Jiabao on September 28. This is the first part of the interview. The official link of the script: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0809/28/fzgps.01.html FAREED ZAKARIA GPS: Meeting with World Leaders at the United Nations Aired September 28, 2008 … Continue reading

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Cute baby pandas

“Are these real?” asked a friend of mine, pointing at these two baby panda pictures. “They are too cute to be true.” She added. “Look like I care?” I joked back, “Judge it for yourself.” But we both agree, the baby panda is super … Continue reading

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Jin Jing visited Paris

I cannot believe there is now even a Wikipedia entry for Jin Jing. I have to say that Wiki acted on this issue fast! Of course, the reading was both an enjoyment and an amusement. Just do a quick count … Continue reading

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In the name of Yang Liping

Stinky Monkey told me how he liked the YouTube video of “Thousand-hand Guan Yin” mentioned in my previous blog. This reminds me of Yang Liping, a well-respected, talented Chinese dancer, and one of my favorite. Famous for her solo “Spirit … Continue reading

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J.D. Power’s quality rating for the 2008 Honda CR-V

Hind sight is always 20/20. And for me, I always know it the last minute. This time, the last minute is after we completed the purchase. The 2008 Honda CR-V is the Award Recipient for J.D. Power Associates’ Initial Quality … Continue reading

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