Weekend thoughts 05-14-2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Indoctrination (powered by Oxford Language): the process of teaching a person or group to accept a set of beliefs uncritically. When I grew up in China, I recall my first Chinese lesson is “Chairman Mao lives always in our heart” (毛主席永远活在我们心中)。I recall the time when Chairman Mao passed away: when I was about 5. That’s… Continue reading Weekend thoughts 05-14-2022

Weekend thoughts 05-07-2022: Berkshire Hathaway 2022 shareholder meeting

Reading Time: 5 minutes I went to Omaha last weekend, left STL on April 29 Friday, attended meeting on April 30 Saturday, and left Omaha back to STL on May 1st Sunday. The full comment and Q&A session (including the actual shareholder meeting) is broadcasted by CNBC and available at YouTube. Note when I drove to Omaha on Friday… Continue reading Weekend thoughts 05-07-2022: Berkshire Hathaway 2022 shareholder meeting

Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute PDFs Genenal info; Omaha visitor guide Hotel (below is copied from the general info PDF above) TRAVEL & HOTEL ASSISTANCEIf you need assistance in arranging lodging, we recommend contacting Travelink, American Express:Travelink, American ExpressHotline: (866) 301-3011(615) 277-5179 (Outside the U.S.)Email: to teampearl@travelink.com Hotels fill up fast, especially in the downtown area. There are many options… Continue reading Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting 2022

Weekend review 03-05-2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute I wrote this review a few days late, due to a few factors. One is the war in Ukraine which get many people’s attention including mine. I know there is a lot of tension on WeChat as well (especially the WeChat shorts for the lack of good word, basically its the WeChat’s answer to TikTok,… Continue reading Weekend review 03-05-2022

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Dental work

Reading Time: < 1 minute Dentist is usually not the person people like to see. But at the same time, dental health is both important aspect of personal health, as well as important perception (impression) in the professional world. Since my background and bad habit (grow up in China, and never truly serious about dental health when I was young),… Continue reading Dental work