Thursday, November 24, 2011


25 November, 1911 - 24 November, 2011
Almost made it to my 100th birthday :(
I will be posting directly from Limbo after Black Friday.

Monday, December 07, 2009

My busted car, part 2

Window smashed and car ransacked.
New York: I love you and hate you.
Oh well, that GPS unit was 3 years old anyway.

And the repair process ...

"All this has happened before and will happen again", BSG

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Orient "Blue Mako" automatic dive watch

My other new watch - the Orient "Blue Mako" automatic dive watch. Orient is Japan's largest producer of automatic watches.

Blue dial and Day-date complication.

Uni-directional bezel. Engraved screw-down crown and weekday pusher.

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

New glasses

Got new glasses delivered from
Frames and lenses online is the way to go; brick and mortar retailers like Pearle and LensCrafters are a rip-off.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Invicta pro diver automatic watch

I received my new wrist watch today. It's my first automatic watch. Looks great, feels great!

Close-up of the crown and coin-edge bezel ...

On display: the Miyota 21-jewel automatic movement ...

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Saturday, June 27, 2009

New York City cloudscape

It had just poured rain and lightning. The rain stopped, the sun set and it looked like War of the Worlds outside. Everyone on the street was taking pictures. Surprisingly, the T-mobile Dash camera did a decent job of catching the light and color.

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Macro cranberry and seltzer

Frozen cranberry ice cube melting in seltzer water.
Procrastinating on Labor Day afternoon when I noticed the cranberry melting in juicy streamers.

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Saturday, May 17, 2008

On the way home
Vietnam Airlines flight attendants wearing traditional yet contemporary Ao dai uniforms.

The full moon follows us home. I'm not too tired to take a photo.