Monthly Archives: September 2009

In his hometown, Mao a source of pride

The 60th birthday comes tomorrow. Yup, China is 60 years old. Here are some pictures that captured the mood at the moment. Celebrations are abundant in the city – New York. SHAOSHAN, China (CNN) — “Mao is very great and … Continue reading

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Some forms of tennis

Those school tennis courts have been renovated recently. Same court different times: 2005 vs 2009. Don’t think my game has improved much. In all honesty, as long as all my body parts agree to work together – not go on … Continue reading

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Catherine Lim

IT is the dress, she said, that catches the eye, the long silk sheath with the slits in the sides that offers what she calls “a startling panorama of the entire landscape of the female form.” .. “No other costume … Continue reading

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The Star Ferry and the South Ferry

Left: A Star Ferry carries passengers across Victoria Harbour. This particular one is painted with an advertisement that promotes Hong Kong as Asia’s World City. I enjoyed the ferry a lot while in Hong Kong. The Central terminal is one … Continue reading

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Bio 1 简介

1860-1934

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Bio 2 生平 1862-1933

batch 13 – www-dewhly-gov-cn bio

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Staples sells hairdos

School started late this year, on 9/9/2009 because Labor Day started late – the latest it can be because September began on a Tuesday. We went to shopping for school supplies a week prior to the start. The line was … Continue reading

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Snake w/ foot found in China 画蛇添足?

Thought have seen it all, or nearly all? Not yet. Don’t be so jaded so soon. A lady found a snake with foot in her bedroom in Suining 遂宁 in Sichuan province China. Is this for real? In any case, … Continue reading

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Ancient Paths Modern Voices

Cao Yindi, left, and Xie Fang in Xie Jin’s “Two Stage Sisters,” part of the (Re)Inventing China film series at Lincoln Center. .. Carnegie Hall’s China festival looks very interesting, with both George H. W. Bush and Bill Clinton as … Continue reading

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King’s jazz band

King’s summer jazz band camp is over yesterday, they mounted a 30 minutes concert. One the way home, he mentioned that next summer he’d like three weeks at Sonatina.

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Mozzarella cheese with tomato

Pumpkin’s making. King once told Lee that when he goes off to college, he’s sure that his mom would rent a room next to his dorm. Looking at this delicious thing, I’m wondering .. Why not?

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Visiting the cemetery 扫墓

I visited my ancestors’ grave at Wan An Cemetery 北京万安公墓 on Aug 5th, 2003. Uncle Philip came to visit from Jakarta. His first time in China, despite the fact that he’s been living in Asia for more than two decades. … Continue reading

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Gin + raisins -> Arthritis .. 治疗关节炎奇方

亚博优惠申请治疗关节炎奇方 且有行血、舒筋、活络之效 1、将一盒金黄色葡萄乾 (大颗粒,美国加州产),放在一个浅的器皿内。 2、用GIN酒 (英国制琴酒) 倒入器皿内,至全部葡萄乾浸过为止,一瓶酒浸泡两斤葡萄乾。 3、不封盖停放,直至全部流质 (即GIN酒) 被葡萄乾吸收 (约需七天)。间中搅拌,以助流质快些吸收。 4、将制好的葡萄乾放进有盖的器皿内,每日食两次或三次,每次五粒至九粒,如不喜吃葡萄乾,可将其放进沙拉或麦片粥内同食。 5、以前本人曲膝常常会有怪声,自从服食酒葡萄一个月之後,便已无声,且可以走路,过街、上车等,弯腰亦不需靠墙,数星期後,我的关节炎及脚趾已消肿不痛;继续服食三个月後,手指可以握拳。以前手指稍一动就有如刀割,现在居然已经可以使用果仁钳来夹果仁,全身四肢恢复正常,背部亦不觉痛,亦可操握针线缝纫等工作。 去年九月有个住在麻省的朋友Hynnis,给我这秘方,她是从一个脚科医生处得到的,这位医生在未退休前是Georgetown 医学院的副院长。 後来我这个朋友回校探访同事时,一个朋友告诉她,医校的风湿专家常用这药方给病人,通常两个月内,每日服食这浸酒葡萄乾就可见到功效。(这位脚科医生及他的朋友食用这浸琴酒葡萄乾已有三十年的历史了)。 为什麽这药方有这样好功效呢? 远在圣经早期,印度和埃及的民族就已发现 juniper berries (杜松子) 具有医疗功能,而GIN酒就是用juniper berries及其他壳类酿成的,医生说,即使你现在服食其他药物,或医生嘱你不要喝酒,都可不必禁忌,因为大部份的酒精早已挥发,只剩下少量酒精是无碍的,虽然我对酒无缘,但为了保持手脚灵活,我要永恒地服食这个可治疗关节炎的良方。 如若有风湿关节炎,手脚酸痛者,不论男女老幼,试试如法服食,试用後,如身体适应,觉得有效,请将此方广印与人分享。

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Love and sex

I don’t know who Ashton Kutcher is except he’s Demi Moore’s current husband and is wildly popular on Twitter, with 3 mil followers. Wow .. Reading the 10 Questions for Ashton Kutcher on Time, I found him to be thoughtful … Continue reading

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I found money .. 我在马路边

So sweet and nostalgia 我在马路边 捡到五分钱 马上把它送到人民警察叔叔的手里边 I found 5 cents by the curb .. and handed it over to the police right away .. The good old times. This is the way I was brought up, and still believe … Continue reading

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[troubled] Water under the bridge

Out of blue, two days ago some family member of the players from Beijing Chaoyang tennis club contacted me: Subject: Sunday in NY Hi Irene, Please don’t mind if I ask who paid for the tennis court that day, I … Continue reading

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A gorgeous book

Those pages are beautiful! The Holy Grail of the Unconscious, This is a story about a nearly 100-year-old book, bound in red leather, which has spent the last quarter century secreted away in a bank vault in Switzerland. The book … Continue reading

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Women are getting unhappier

Maureen Dowd told her friend Carl. “How can you tell?” Carl deadpanned. .. “Because you care,” he replied with a mock sneer. “You have feelings.” Which group of women Madam Dowd is talking about? And based on what criteria? And … Continue reading

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