Monthly Archives: October 2006

Halloween traditions and memories

Last night, October 30th, Coco and I went out in search of a pumpkin for carving, for Halloween.  This is a tradition I have been celebrating for as early as I can remember.  I have fond memories of Halloween in Detroit … Continue reading

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MSN Encarta Quiz: Halloween Quiz

I saw this on the MSN Encarta site and thought you might be interested Halloween Quizscore: 8/10  http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/quiz/quiz.aspx?QuizID=232&qpt=results

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In times like these… Part II – Isolationalism

There are cycles in this world; in this existence we call life.  For many the cycles are easy to identify with ordinary things… seasons, fashion, economics, trends, etc.  It seems nothing ever really dies; it is just recycled and repackaged.  … Continue reading

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If you can’t take the heat… stay out of Detroit!

Game two of the world series was a wake-up call for the Tigers, and overdue as they played terrible in game 1, allowing their starting rookie pitcher to get them into such a hole by the time he was replaced … Continue reading

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Shanghai crab boil and ‘who is the killer’

This past weekend Coco and I attended a gathering of her co-workers for a dinner and get together.  This time of year is very special for Shanghainese people.  This is the time of year the local river crabs are ready … Continue reading

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Talking about Report: Kim sorry about North Korea nuke test – Asia-Pacific – MSNBC.com

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Il, today stated "he is sorry about the nuclear test,” to a Chinese government deligate and newspaper.  It seems the 75% of aid and goods the Chinese supplies to Korea have a strong hold over … Continue reading

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And who knew New York would not be in the World Series this year?

Well sports fans, it seems another prediction was dead on the money, even if a little drama was thrown into the mix.  The mets are out and the Tigers can now focus on hosting St Louis into Comerica Park.  A … Continue reading

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In times like these…

During times of trouble and striff we turn to many sources to take comfort that everything will be alright.  Sometimes things look so dark and bleak there seems no way out.  At times like these the real metal of a … Continue reading

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What was that?

We got home late, because of grocery shopping.  All the lights are on and it seems what happened down town may have been something else all together.  It is still is an errie sight to see a city sky line … Continue reading

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Power Outage?

SHANGHAI IS WITHOUT POWER!??!  The city appeared to be plunged into complete darkness tonight at or around 17:35 local time for reasons unknown.  Backup generators have allowed some of the offices to run on minimal power as only some streetlights … Continue reading

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