Apr 28 2014

Ziegfeld Theatre

Spiderman 2 Premiered at
Ziegfeld Theatre/Bow Tie at 141 W 54th Street @ 6th Avenue

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Apr 27 2014

Wuwei 无为

I read this little article on Wuwei. 无为 in Anhui province. One of my ancestors passed away there.


Apr 23 2014

The bleeding hearts

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Apr 23 2014

Planting Fields State Historic Park

1395 Planting Fields Rd.,
Oyster Bay
516-922-9200
Their web site
(other LI parks: Theodore Roosevelt‘s home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay)

The Planting Fields has the same flower (left) as the one (right) at Kew Gardens in London
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A chilly and windy day. More pix on FB flowers and  others

Chinese Redbud

Chinese Redbud

The garden has 400 acres, belonged to W.R. Coe family.

The Camellia Greenhouse displays the largest collection of camellias in the northeast, and the Main Greenhouse has extensive collections of hibiscus, orchids, succulents, and seasonal displays. Coe Hall is the Tudor Revival residence of the Coe family and is open for guided tours from April to September.

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It’s a NYS park
(deeded to the state in 1949).

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Apr 20 2014

The church on Bond Street and Stoner

A christening at the church.

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Apr 19 2014

A friend – squirrel

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Apr 19 2014

A kid urinates on the Hong Kong street

Couples let their daughter to urinate on the busy street (Nathan Road?), clashed with the locals:

孩子在香港街头小便 大陆夫妻与港人发生激烈冲突】画面中冲突现场十分混乱,大人相互指责,孩子大声哭泣。这对大陆夫妻抱起孩子推着婴儿车欲离去,被港人拉住婴儿车阻拦。孩子母亲反复强调“洗手间排队,孩子着急我怎么办”,现场有人始终高举相机拍摄

video here and another one. In the videos, I heard the parents asked the locals many times if they have kid, which is amusing. Having kid and let kid urinate in public are two things.

In any case, if the mother claimed that they had waited on line for 30 minutes in the bathroom,

  1. did she ask the women to let her daughter go first?
  2. if she did and the women waiting on line won’t, that showed poor manner of the locals
  3. shouldn’t mother let her daughter to peep in the bathroom floor with her using paper towel or diaper than a busy street openly?

Both sides has a story to tell and failed to tell properly.  As a mother, I won’t let my kids to peep openly, especially my daughter. That incident has prompt this reaction, reported by the World Journal on 4/25:

  • The mainlanders: take your kids to peep on Hong Kong streets
  • Hong Kongers: picture of the public urinating and have a photo contest

Letting your child to peep in public is unacceptable behavior anywhere.


Apr 15 2014

Central Park on a rainy day

Central Park at 66th Street and
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at 106th Street; riding bike; Astor ..

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Apr 15 2014

Silver Cup Studio and Park Ave

A rainy day. Many shows were shot here. The tulips on Park Avenue. Dolce & Gabbana.

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Apr 15 2014

Lura

Love the rustic ambience, decent food, good service, will return.
The cabaret starts at 9pm, didn’t stay that long.
Shrimp side is tasty but a little over cooked
Curry mussel, not bad
Crab cake, decent
Pasta, ok
Lamb, not bad
The uneven table surface only adds the charm, just love it. The fresh flowers give the basement a huge lift.
Bathroom is dinky, perhaps it’s a basement?
My review on Yelp

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