Monthly Archives: July 2006

Big Oil Keeps Rolling Along… Again!

Long time readers of this blog will know last summer I offer a few articles on oil companies and the record profits they were enjoying.  Last August in my posts I stated unless we as consumers stood up and did … Continue reading

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Chinese transportation – Revisited

Life has been in overdrive here the past 2 weeks.  During this time I have found my mind wandering more and more, which is not good during working hours mind you.  As I was on the way back from a … Continue reading

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It could always be worse

Over the weekend, it was raining and between house work, seeing a movie, helping Coco celebrate a friend’s birthday, and testing out our new satellite dish and its reception ability I found a few different perspectives on the Israel-Lebanon mess.  … Continue reading

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Quick Note

It’s Sunday morning here, I woke up, cleaned the floors in every room, tested the satellite’s reception in the rain, it has been lightly raining since early this morning, and straightened up a few things.  As you may imagine the … Continue reading

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Before the fall election series heats up…

As Americans we hold the largest power and responsibility of any citizens on the planet, the control and direction of out nations political machine, its cogs, and its direction.  This comming fall holds another series of elections which will determine … Continue reading

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Mid East Mess… part… ahhh we lost count decades ago!

QuoteAmericans in dark about evacuation – Mideast/N. Africa – MSNBC.com The above article along with the following from BBC outlining the problems Britian’s evacuation plans (which is blocked by the Chinese sensors by the way… tried to open it for … Continue reading

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Close of an Era and other happenings

As I have fallen behind in my posts yet again I will have to offer a quick update, even a good explanation as to my tardy posting for the last week! Shanghai’s most famous and infamous market closes on the … Continue reading

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Unstable Internet in Shanghai

This Thursday morning there is spotty internet connection with websites outside of China.  In light of recent events in the news reporting Beijing will begin to ‘clamp down’ on internet sites available it seems the work is beginning sooner rather … Continue reading

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New Look

As you will notice I have changed the theme of my blog.  Some of my more frequent viewers will have notived I change the theme of the blog with every season.  It is quite warm here no and this theme … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 4th from within communist China

This morning my wife asked what I wanted to do after work, because it was my ‘national day’.  That made me think a little.  For the first time in my civilian life, and for the most part my military life, … Continue reading

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