Monthly Archives: November 2009

Happy xenophobia from Europe

http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSTRE5AT4M820091130   Yeah. Well if you want to ban minaret building, wouldn’t it be fair to also remove the matching excess of christian sky-crapping cathedrals? Why would one religion have them and not the other? Oh, you were there first … Continue reading

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4 Police officier shot down in close by city of Tacoma

Tacoma is on the way between Seattle and Olympia, and also where the international airport is.   On french news: http://fr.news.yahoo.com/63/20091130/tfr-etats-unis-quatre-policiers-abattus-019dcf9.html   In English: http://www.thenewstribune.com/lakewoodshooting/story/973573.html   Yes, Tacoma has not a great reputation, but shootings, especially shooting at cops is … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving week

This week in US is Thanksgiving week. For the third year in a row, and the second one with XiaoBei, I went on Thanksgiving day to Gloria and Larry Newby, friends introduced to us by David Walp.   For the … Continue reading

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American angle on WWII

History channel in US is currently broadcasting its WWII in HD (and in color) documentary. A surprizing angle on history I must say. The first couple of years of war are flew above in a few minutes, with about no … Continue reading

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Birthday pictures by Yeping

Yeping, a friend of XiaoBei, just sent us the pictures he took at our birthday:   http://picasaweb.google.com/yeping/XiaobeiParty#  

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Talking about YouTube – The Actual ’73 Giving Tree Movie Spoken By Shel Silverstein

  That’s one of the first books I ever read, among with a book about a tiger taking his sweet time to learn things. YouTube – The Actual ’73 Giving Tree Movie Spoken By Shel Silverstein     I found this originally … Continue reading

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Asus, Toshiba have lowest failure rates, says Square Trades

I must say I am not familiar with “Square Trade” so I don’t know how realiable their numbers are. It is not surprizing to see Toshiba, Sony score well, or Acer to suck. It’s a surprize however to see Asus … Continue reading

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