Monthly Archives: August 2008

PRC Apologists Online – Where do the come from?

Criticize PRC (China's) humans-rights record online and prepared for a Chinese apologist to say something like this: [so-and-so] is just a sour grape who is jealousy and tries to discredit the triumphs of the Olympics which happens to be hosted … Continue reading

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Uwajimaya ♥ Plastic Bags

Sunday night I was returning back from Tacoma and dropped by the International District for dinner at Kau Kau. I'm not entirely sure why—perhaps it's the bean sprouts—but Kau Kau's pork fried rice is perfect. I hate places that serve … Continue reading

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RAPsody 2008

RAPsody 2008 Originally uploaded by ochawan Me at the Capitol Building in Olympia, Washington. This was approximately mile 140 of the 170 mile bicycle ride, which I did in two days. I had a lovely time, minus the downpour at … Continue reading

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RSVP 2008 Complete

I rode to Vancouver Canada from Seattle Washington on the RSVP bicycle ride. Kevin did a pretty good job and we managed a steady to moderate pace the whole way. He really got up the hills surprisingly quickly on the … Continue reading

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Top Pot Doughnuts at Vancouver Starbucks

Top Pot Doughnuts are sold at Starbucks in Vancouver, Canada but unfortunately are not so fresh…To hell with pastries Starbucks. Still, Starbucks they can make a good "Green Tea" latte if you ask for NO MELON SYRUP and DOUBLE MATCHA … Continue reading

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Scrapping; Rides; Olympics

Rei (our cat) went out overnight and got into a fight with the neighbor's cat (cats?), returning home eventually with a torn ear and many scrapes and scabs. He mostly stays out of trouble during the day. It's at night … Continue reading

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Dark Beer Bias?

All the top rated beers by Beer Advocate and RateBeer are almost all stouts or porters. Many are either high alcohol beers (> 7%) or cask-aged. Here's what they say. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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