Monthly Archives: June 2006

Beijing Trip – Day 1

The first day of our Beijing adventure actually began at night.  Tuesday evening after 9 straight days of work I quickly changed and met my wife in the lobby of the building I work in.  She was saying the subways … Continue reading

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Happy Rhino Dayz!

This afternoon I was pleasantly suprised to find a little cardboard CD box in my mailbox from Amazon.com!  The shipping date was posted as delivery around July 3rd to 15th.  So imagine my suprise to find it 2 to 3 … Continue reading

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News and Announcement

As if life in Shanghai was not busy enough there comes a new development.  My wife and I are expecting.  After a little deliberation and discussion she has convinced me to let everyone know the news.  So far she is … Continue reading

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Dadgum, I think I broke my blog

It seems 259 pictures may have been too many to upload onto my blog.  I have had others tell me they have seen preformance problems on theirs and others sites as well, so this seems to not be just an … Continue reading

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Back in Shanghai

I am safe and sound back in Shanghai, I will give details for the Beijing trip and photos this week.  I was able to check my email via cell phone from the hotel I was staying in (historic district of … Continue reading

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Just when you thought it was safe to go into the water…

This morning I opened my email to see a nice surprise from ACS, American Consulate Services…. So in case you see something in the news, oh wait this is China, it might not make the news…   WARDEN NOTICE: Terrorist … Continue reading

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Motivation Series, Part 2 – Love

Before I begin I must firstly apologize.  I began this discussion some time ago, 11/24/2006 with Part 1 – Fear, and somehow neglected finishing this series out.  In the previous posting we looked at how people will do things out … Continue reading

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Long Live Rock!

I was cruising through Amizon today, updating my profile and shipping information, registring some gifts, etc (you know they can ship to China and for just a bit more then shipping in the states?!!!!!)  Well, to my suprise when I … Continue reading

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9 Day work week, part 2

Yesterday was Frimonday, today it Satuesday.  It feels more like Frimonday then yesterday did.  The subway was packed this morning like you would not believe.  As days go, it is bright and sunny, unlike yesterday when it was sunny but … Continue reading

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Reaping what you sow is a bitch!

It has been almost 24 hours since I first heard the news, on Bloomberg of all places (I was discussing how bad my retirement will be with an offshore financial advisor… brrrrrrrrrr).  I have had 1 day to absorb the … Continue reading

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