Lose as a team

Reading Time: 2 minutes I started watching Detriot Pistons when they beat the Lakers in 2004 NBA finals. I liked the players and their coach Larry Brown. At that time Detroit team was good but no one was selected as NBA all star (this year 4 of them, Ben Wallace, Rasheed Wallace, Rich Hamilton and Chauncy Billups, were selected).… Continue reading Lose as a team

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Mark Cuban

Reading Time: < 1 minute I am not a big fan of Mark Cuban, the owner of Dallas Mavericks, and a successful business man. But I liked what he said about “investing” in his blog. In this changing world, it’s hard to predict whether the stock market will crash tomorrow, it’s hard to know whether we will have the same… Continue reading Mark Cuban

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Persistence

Reading Time: < 1 minute Saw the following words from a Doctor’s office today. I believe many people would agree it. But how many of us are actually following it? I think I should also put it on the wall so I won’t forget it. ======================================= Nothing in the world can take the place of PERSISTENCE. TALENT will not; nothing… Continue reading Persistence

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Don’t try too hard

Reading Time: 2 minutes It seems like China is going to get only one Gold Medal at this Winter Olympics games. It’s a bit disappointing for many Chinese who care about the game, including me. I think lots of people, especially the team China expected to win more gold medals this time. I believe four years ago we got… Continue reading Don’t try too hard

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Not the smartest guy

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was pretty frustrated on my programming these two days. I know I am not the smartest guy among software engineers in my company, or for that matter, not the smartest guy in my school years either. I still remember when I was in elementary school my teacher once told my parents that I have… Continue reading Not the smartest guy

Pleasant Personality

Reading Time: 2 minutes Couple days ago I went to see a Dentist/Hygienist for routine checkup. Visiting dentist is not my favorite task because my teeth are not that great and my hygienist made me feel very unconfortable last year, both physically and emotionally. So I chose a different dental office this year. To my surprise, this new hygienist… Continue reading Pleasant Personality

Miner

Reading Time: < 1 minute We have seen plenty of images on TV on the West Virginia coal mine accident these two days. The outcome was terrible, 12 miners died and one survived. I don’t know how much this get covered in China. Note recently China had many coal mine accidents, which usually involves greater human loss. I believe some… Continue reading Miner

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New year’s eve

Reading Time: < 1 minute Year 2006 is around the corner. For people back home in China they are already in 2006. We are still 3 hours away. There will be some celebrations in major cities such as New York Time Square, Las Vegas, etc. And there will be Rose Parade in Pasadena (LA) tomorrow. I don’t know about how… Continue reading New year’s eve

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Major’s list in 2005

Reading Time: < 1 minute Best Chinese TV-series (soup opera): Dong Shi Mu Bei Dong Gan Qing (Anything but your feeling) Most Spectacular View: Grand Canyon (Arizona, US) Most Scenic View: Jiu Zhai Gou (Si Chuan, China) Best Chinese Restraunant (tie): Asiana (St. Louis); New Age Veggie 新素代 at Shanghai SuperBrandMall正大广场 Best Bread: St. Louis (Panera) Bread Company Best Espresso:… Continue reading Major’s list in 2005

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Being blessed and loved

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s almost Christmas. Things started to calm down, especially in Post Office, the malls should be packed by last minute shoppers now. I received some emails and calls from old friends already. I have 4 days holiday for X’mas. Today (12/23) is the first day. When I was running some errands, I thought about the… Continue reading Being blessed and loved

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