Category Archives: Witness to my life

How to Lock SmartCar with Disconnected Battery

SmartCar has a curious design. There is no way to lock the car without using electricity. The key is a standard remote control one that can be used to lock, unlock, or open the trunk gate. Like all other cars, … Continue reading

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Taipei’s Sunflowers

March 29th, 2014 One of the best features of this hotel is the jogging path. It is close to the “Freedom Square” (used to be known as Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Park). I enjoy the run around the perimeter and come … Continue reading

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Lasagna, an Adverture

Kids, and many, knew that I love watching cooking shows. They also knew that I am a theorist, not a experimentalist, of culinary arts. For that matter, I am not even a good enough critic. Heavy smoking during my youthful … Continue reading

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An Episode…

March 11th, 2014 Woke up early, it’s a sunny day in Seattle. Dealt with email, luggage was packed last night, I headed for the airport. Wife has been in California for the past two weeks. Yay! I was about to … Continue reading

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Earphones, Saga Continues

Loyal readers knew my obsession with earphones. In addition to delivering good sound. I learned that I have two requirements that are hard to meet with the same product. I need a pair for running, on treadmill or on the … Continue reading

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Hawksmania

Seattle Seahawks is having a great season. Riding on last year’s moment, they finished the season winning 13 games out of 16 and clinched the conference champion. They won the first game of the play-off and will face the long-time … Continue reading

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Appreciating Geography

In few days, I traversed across north America and really experienced the extremity of weather. Starting at Seattle,I first went to Toronto, via Chicago, then Ottawa, and Charlotte. On my way back, I stopped at Detroit. Several days later, I … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Minneapolis

“Where are you going for Thanksgiving?” The question was the standard response when I revealed my plan for the holiday. A smart remark on the weather typically followed. Honoring Kid’s convention, I switched to Celsius when the temperature is below … Continue reading

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于記杏仁豆腐

台北信義區,新光三越A11地下館B2. 聽說有其他分店. 他的杏仁豆腐雪花冰.一絕! 聽說他將杏仁豆腐凍成冰,再刨成雪花.碗底為其他配料. 這冰入口軟軟涼涼的,沒有一般刨冰的尖刺. 雪白帶點甜,可愛又可口. 看官們如到附近,不彷試試.

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The Right Not to Buy.

Ding Tai Fung (鼎泰豐) is a world-famous restaurant chain with a humble beginning not too far from where I lived in Taipei. Over the past several decades, they have opened dozens of branches all over the world. Chinese, and foreigners … Continue reading

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