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Book keeping for books

24th May 2009 - 06:35pm Daily Scribble
This weekend I am organizing my study room and Pat was merging our books. We have so many books that they fill up three Ikea bookcases. I used to have a list of my books but that list is very out of date. I decided to spend some time to categorize our…

Gardening

23rd May 2009 - 01:55pm Daily Scribble
I and Pat went to Garden Works to have breakfast in the garden cafe. After the breakfast, we went to the nursery section for a walk among the green plants. Pat said I am not compassionate to animals and plants. It is true that I never own any pets or…

Interview from a different perspective

22nd May 2009 - 12:49am Daily Scribble
Contrary to the hiring freeze, my department is hiring new people, both new graduate and engineer position. I have been spending lots of my time doing interview in the past two weeks. I haven’t went to any interview for many years. This…

Game theory

14th May 2009 - 12:52am Daily Scribble
This term instead of taking a philosophy course, I am taking a economics course, game theory. Technically, I am not taking a course, I did not register. I am just going to the lecture to audit the course off the record. It is one of those huge lecture…

BC election

12th May 2009 - 11:22pm Daily Scribble
Today I fulfilled my duty as a citizen, I cast my vote to elect the BC provincial government. The candidate I voted for in my riding lost, but the party I voted for won the election. The Liberal party is able to formed a majority government winning…

Old friends

5th May 2009 - 10:32pm Daily Scribble
It has been many years since I spend time in Toronto.  Last time I came back for my friend’s wedding, I only stayed for a weekend.  I did not even have enough time for my family, so I could not see most of my friends.  I saw many friends in the…

In memory of Charlie

3rd May 2009 - 09:27pm Daily Scribble
Charlie Chan-Ma (1995-2009), after several months of suffering from cancer, it left us quietly yesterday.  Charlie is the most adorable and most lovely Golden Retriever in this world.  Living with it changed my view on dogs and pets.  I used…

Missing chapters in college days

2nd May 2009 - 08:33am Daily Scribble
Block university has a applied disablity study program that is related to Pat’s studies in autism, so we drove to St. Catherine to take a look at the university campus.  Comparing to the huge campus of UBC, Block seems very small.  Even…

The process or the result

28th Apr 2009 - 11:49pm Daily Scribble
I have a friend quited her job and went to study MBA planned for a career change.  Very unfortunately, now she graduate right in the middle of the fiancial crisis.  Jobs opening is drying up everywhere, especially on the traditional MBA related…

You know when it is really hot

25th Apr 2009 - 12:53am Daily Scribble
When I was in Bangalore, my friend showed me around the town.  Now, he is visiting Vancouver, it’s my turn to show him around.  I don’t want to taking him to the typical tourist traps.  I have been to those places too many times.  There…