Monthly Archives: November 2009
The Lost Symbol Dan Brown ISBN-13: 9780385504225 Almost all KungKu fictions, a large genre unknown to westerners, describe how the masters, heroes or villains, acquired their superior skills. The methods are well categorized: some magic elixir, a rare script or … Continue reading
I came to silicon valley in the mid-80s. The valley was buzzing with energy. It took me two weeks to find a job, an entry level software programmer at a start-up company. The bosses talked about the big dream IPO … Continue reading
Wicked Teal Wicks, Kendra Kassebaum The strategy did not quite work: find a mid-week matinee, take public transportation, enjoy a less attended show. The possibility of rain changed our minds on taking CalTrain. We arrived Orpheum Theater and found a … Continue reading
Wife told me this simple recipe when I was left to feed myself in the states. I managed to burn my stew. It was still delicious and sustained me for 3 days until the chef came back. The chef then … Continue reading
Different Seasons Stephen King ISBN: 978-0451167538 I have many lost books: those I bought, kept, but never finished. This one holds the record. I bought it on a business trip no less than 20 years ago. I read one of … Continue reading
ZongZi (粽子) is one of my favorite foods. When I was growing up, the best time was ZongZi trading. Each family made its own and traded with friends and neighbors. Mom always put little ribs in hers, instead of boneless … Continue reading
這麼好的個英雄,死的多麼悽涼. 先病倒,再醉酒自殺. 他是死也不下梁山的. 想想,他好好的在京裏當官. 被逼上梁山. 一肚子深仇大恨,柔情萬丈,英雄武藝,落的個孤零零的醉死. 這也是施耐庵的伏筆了. 招安一定沒個好下場. 一開始,就死個大將. 水滸的悲劇,就此舖開. 少年的我,到了這就不看下去了. 記得我看三國,關公一死,我也就看不下去了一樣. 現在的我,嘆口氣,繼續.