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With all the free time these days I’ve been catching up on the kdramas and some reading.  Finally finished Ken Follet’s Fall of Giants and wondered where I was during World History in high school?  Did I even take World … Continue reading

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The Toothless Millionaire

Orange County is either dripping in gold or there’s just a high concentration of wannabes.  Everywhere you look are BMWs, Mercedes, and Porches with a sprinkle of Ferraris, Bentleys, and Maseratis.  Coming from Tucson, the land of Fords and Toyotas, … Continue reading

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Hallelujah For Internet

I’ve been without proper internet connection for the past week, and what a withdrawal that was.  Luckily, I had a good book (Ken Follet’s ‘World Without End’, which I had exchanged for at Bookman’s using my 12 store credits) to … Continue reading

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Stumbled across this article in the NYT, featuring the book 《大江大海一九四九》by 龍應台detailing stories of families separated by the civil war in China in 1949. Reminds me of my parents’ stories as children brought over to Taiwan by my grandfathers, both generals … Continue reading

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