Monthly Archives: May 2007

Autumn Begins In Martins Ferry, Ohio

As a novice in poetry, I am easily impressed. I knew these are famous poems that people have analyzed, praised, and been deeply moved by. And I will join them. Autumn Begins In Martins Ferry, Ohio In the Shreve High … Continue reading

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Flag Raising at TianAnMen Square

The ceremony begins precisely at sunrise and last exactly 127 seconds. In the dark, when we arrived, a few hundred people have formed a long queue, waiting. When the guard signals the square is open — officially an hour before … Continue reading

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Bow Tie

Silicon valley does not have black-tie events, at least I have never been to one. Whatever function, you can pretty much show up as “business casual” — jacket, dress pants, shoes, shirt but no tie. When I learned the event … Continue reading

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暗恋桃花源

周六晚去保利看赖声川的”暗恋桃花源.” 笑的肚子痛到不行. 一个平凡, 公式化, 无创意的解放期悲剧, 加上另一个平凡 , 公式化, 无创意的搞笑古装桃花源记, 居然一加一变成一百. 引人深思又捧腹不止. 难怪场场满座. 人到了困难的时候, 就想逃, 想放弃, 一走了之. 找个人间天堂, 快乐轻松. 别人收拾好了, 再回来奋斗接收. 一切都干干净净, 从头来过. 这”逃”的吸引力之大, 自古中西名作不断. 但想归想, 人都明白, 现实是不可能的. 只有一笑, 带点苦吧. 所以引人深思又捧腹不止. 叹. 读原文呗. 桃花源记 作者: 陶渊明     晋太元中,武陵人捕鱼为业,缘溪行,忘路之远近。忽逢桃花林,夹岸数百步,中无杂树,芳草鲜美,落英缤纷,渔人甚异之。复前行,欲穷其林。林尽水源,便得一山,山有小口,仿佛若有光,便舍船从口入。初极狭,才通人,复行数十步,豁然开朗。土地平旷,屋舍俨然,有良田美池桑竹之属。阡陌交通,鸡犬相闻。其中往来种作,男女衣著,悉如外人。黄发垂髫,并怡然自乐。   见渔人,乃大惊,问所从来。具答之。便要还家,设酒杀鸡作食。村中闻有此人,咸来问讯。自云先世避秦时乱,率妻子邑人来此绝境,不复出焉,遂与外人间隔。问今是何世,乃不知有汉,无论魏晋。此人一一为具言所闻,皆叹惋。余人各复延至其家,皆出洒食。停数日,辞去。   此中人语云,不足为外人道也。既出,得其船,便扶向路,处处志之。及郡下,诣太守说如此。太守即遣人随其往,寻向所志,遂迷不复得路。南阳刘子骥,高尚士也,闻之,欣然规往,未果。寻病终。后遂无问津者。

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Snooker & TV Watching

John Higgin and Mark Shelby were having the battle of their lives. They have been doing one-on-one for hours, 2nd day in a row, now. As a big part of the world intensively watched, most of Americans show little interest … Continue reading

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再谈户口

刘邦以来, 中国人相信布衣卿相. 只要十年寒窗, 痛下苦工. 就能皇天不负, 修成正果. 五千年来, 中国人历经苦难, 战火, 暴君, 贪官, 污吏. 可是中国人从不失去希望. 我们可以放弃一辈子的幸福, 只要儿女能有更好的环境. 我们愿意. 现代中国的户口制度, 夺去了这希望. 夺去了百姓的基本迁徙权. 50年中, 户口制度牺牲了数代 百姓. 现在, 只为了几个大城市的管理方便, 中国还继续牺牲她的百姓, 资源, 及她崛起的速度. 迁徙, 是追求幸福的重要手段. 百年来, 中国人离乡背井, 远走他乡. 为的就是幸福的梦. 梦最好在今生, 但也可以实现在儿女身上. 现代中国的制度, 父母的户口绑在土地上, 儿女的户口跟着父母. 而户口限制了求学, 工作, … Continue reading

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May Day

A chimney is a mental cylinder that is roughly half a foot in diameter and a food long. It is the best and cheapest way to light charcoals. In the US, you buy bags of charcoals from the store. They … Continue reading

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