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Entries from February 2010

A snowy visit to the Grand Canyon

February 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Gisele’s sister Angela was in town, so we took her to the Grand Canyon. She had never been there, and we had not been there in the winter. We went on Wednesday, and they had received over a foot of snow on Monday and Tuesday. It was enough time that the roads were all clear, […]

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I’m the next American Idol, and Mario Andretti, …

February 17th, 2010 · 7 Comments

I watched the early rounds of American Idol this year, and was struck by how many people think they are good singers, so good that they have a chance in the American Idol competition. But in many cases the people who hear them sing think they are so bad that they laugh about it. It […]

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San Francisco

February 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

We went up to “The City” last week. Partly just because we hadn’t been there for a while, partly to celebrate Chinese New Year (Sunday — “Gong Hay Fat Choy”), but mainly to attend a wedding. Our nephew Jerry Chen got married in Cupertino on Saturday. Gisele’s sister Angela came back with us and will […]

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