Category: Other

  • Randy’s posts on planning, career development, and training

    Wow, PASS board member and Sql Server guru Randy Dyess is on a roll. I love his posts on planning, career development, and training. Very candid, thoughtful, and insightful. I sure learned a lot from them.

  • Xiamen Pictures

    Xiamen Botanic Garden Originally uploaded by haidong. Last year I went back to my college town, Xiamen, China, for our 10 year graduation reunion. I had my undergraduate education there from 1990 to 1994. Xiamen is absolutely beautiful. I hope you like the pictures. More pictures of Xiamen can be found here.

  • Good Chinese Restaurants in Chicago

    After living in the US for more than 10 years now, I feel that I am also looking forward to Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. I am not religious, but I like the joyful, harmnious, and just plainly nice spirit these holidays bring. The Chinese equivalent version would be the lunar New Year holiday. On Thanksgiving […]

  • Overcome Computer and Web Addiction

    Danny has a great post about TV watching. As always, his writing is great. I like the structure and flow of his sentences. They are layered nicely, with great humor here and there to boot. My yearly cable TV / broadcast TV consumption is probably less than 10 hours. We got cable TV for free […]

  • Muzzy Is Great

    I’ve heard from somebody that Muzzy, the BBC foreign language program, is great. She bought it for her grandson for German learning. Unfortunately, at the time, there was no Chinese Muzzy program. Due to popular request, Muzzy finally got a Chinese program. I got it 2 weeks ago and it has been great. My son […]