Monthly Archives: January 2012

Owie

I got hurt today in a strange way. I’d just had a narrow escape from an unexpectedly turning car, so I was planning to be extra careful crossing the next street. The problem is that people park their scooters on … Continue reading

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Taiwan tidbits

It’s interesting that there is a porn channel sandwiched between a Buddhist channel and a Christian channel on my hotel room TV. The porn channel seems to be national, which the others aren’t. (The porn is hardcore, but genitals are … Continue reading

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Today’s peregrinations.

I did a lot of walking today. I did see some interesting stuff, but also had some frustrations. I tried to see the 2.28 Memorial Museum, but found it was closed. I did see the Presidential Building (and got scolded … Continue reading

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In Taipei

I decided to go to Taiwan for awhile this winter holiday, and arrived last night. I’m in Taiwan, and liking it so far. The people are nicer and more relaxed than in Shanghai, plus people drive reasonably and without honking … Continue reading

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“I don’t like ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’ anymore.”

I wonder how many people are getting confused because they are mixing up Boko Haram and Procul Harum?

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Papers graded, back in town!

I’ve returned from my jaunt to the United States. I did get my grades done in time to turn them in (well, one class was late, but acceptably late), and it seems that both my GPAs and standard deviations fit … Continue reading

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