Monthly Archives: October 2008

Another Halloween

On the way back home, it was already very late. While waiting for a green light, I spotted some teenagers in Halloween costumes running across the street. One dressed in a bright pinkish buddy outfit so that I can watch … Continue reading

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How to enjoy Minneapolis: Where to stay, and where to eat

A colleague busted in. He is taking his family to Minneapolis for the Thanksgiving break. For some reason he wants to know where to stay in that city. “Downtown Minneapolis is my preferred location.” He announced, “Which hotel do you think … Continue reading

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Richard Florida’s list of best places to live

Speaking from personal experience, I cannot agree with Richard Florida more that where you live affects your life tremendously. To borrow that famous quote from the movie Batman Begins: “It’s not who you are underneath, but where you live that defines you“. … Continue reading

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Cute panda picture series: First look at the world

Hummm, not sure how many panda pictures I have collected. Do not blame me. They are just so cute. Today BBC has one: Hello World! According to BBC, “one of twin Giant Panda cubs — the first to be delivered … Continue reading

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That travel sidekick site I cannot book my trip without

Being a victim of frequent fliers program (and there is no doubt about that), I am addicted to the elite status. The benefit of airline elite status is attractive even in the eyes of one of the most logical minds coming out of most brutal economic … Continue reading

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That old flame

A dear friend of mine sent out a group email informing everyone that she is back to America for a job at the headquarter after working in China for two years. At the end of the message, she said:”So I will be back … Continue reading

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Someone’s heart is as cold as stone

Mom called this evening, after returning from visiting one of her long-time friend. Skype works great, and she seems to be in a chatty mood. Then I learned that her friend just came back from America and has been hospitalized since. So … Continue reading

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