Monthly Archives: August 2012

Not so japanese restaurant

Kobe Wellbeing Tonkatsu We had dinner at this restaurant downtown of Bellevue, right off I-405 highway last night. But don’t be fooled by its name or menu, this is a Korean restaurant by staff and music (K-pop project on big screen). … Continue reading

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Pinocchios and pants on fire: facts don’t matter, results do

The Washington Post facts check Xiaobei and I were listening to NPR on our way back from Leila’s hair cut yesterday and we couldn’t believe the ground-less Obama-bashing we were hearing from the republican speaker broadcasted from the GOP convention. We … Continue reading

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Oil Can Henry’s in Renton, WA – Friendly, clean but overpriced

I recently changed the oil of my Mazda CX-9 at Oil Can Henry’s in Renton as they sent me a discount coupon. Their advertisement claims the quality of a car dealer service but below the price of a car dealer … Continue reading

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German decyphering continued

And because I couldn’t remember my T-PIN, I requested a new one. Yet another page of german to decypher. Ihre persoenliche Identifikationsnummer (T-PIN) Sehr geehrter Herr Burg, vielen Dank, dass Sie sich fuer das Online-Banking der Targobank und das Targobank … Continue reading

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Back to the joy of decyphering German

Lovely comminucation from the Targo Bank I could barely translate for myself. Zinsinformationverordnung Informationsschreiben fuer 2011 Sehr geehrter herr Burg, nach der Zinsinformationverordnung (ZIV) sind Banken in der Europaeischen Union (EU) verpflichtet, Zinszahlungen an wirtschaftliche Eigentuemer, die ihren Wohnsitz in … Continue reading

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Home adapted Turkish lamb stew recipe

This recipe is an adaptation of the lamb stew with Turkish flavor on epicurious. The Maras and Urfa pepper are difficult to find, but the substituted paprika and red pepper flakes below works just fine. Carrots is an nice addition … Continue reading

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The last great act of defiance

The last great act of defiance

Acer’s uprising against Microsoft’s Surface

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