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works: business consultant
net worth: ~$155,000 as of Dec 2011
eats: sashimi, tartiflette, pho
drinks: earl grey cream tea
gadgets: macbook pro 17", ipod touch (pda)
beauty: fb's list of toiletries/makeup
wants: roland rd700-gx piano
reads: ayn rand, tom stanley, sophie kinsella
watches: bones, mentalist, castle, top chef
wears: wrap dresses & necklaces
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
hates: wearing shorts & being late for anything
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Posted on October 23, 2008 | 14 CommentsTweet Kind of a weird question but read this article first, on this beautification software that was invented, and reported by the NY Times. The unaltered photo is on the left, and the ‘prettier’ version is on the right. I think the left photo is […]
Posted on October 18, 2008 | 2 CommentsTweet I made Hainanese chicken rice. Cooked in the chicken’s own broth, and seasoned well… it was delicious. This is MY version: And this is BF’s re-interpretation of my version, with much softer rice because he doesn’t like ‘hard’ rice…
Posted on October 17, 2008 | 9 CommentsTweet I had a perfectly tasty, amazing lunch in the fridge at work today, but I went out for chicken shwarma (shish taouk) instead, with a small piece of baklava and a fruity drink. Bad, bad FB. Granted, although I spent $8.18, this is the […]
Posted on October 16, 2008 | 1 CommentTweet Know how I spent $272.92 on the kind of faux Green Card Lottery thing? They returned my money (almost all) in the sum of $240.14)! That means I only spent (or lost, however you want to see it) $32.78!!! This is a VERY happy […]
Posted on October 16, 2008 | 15 CommentsTweet I don’t know how girls/women deal with guys going to strip clubs, but personally I detest the idea. I don’t do it, and if BF did it, I would never want to hear about it nor know that he was there because I’d think […]
Posted on October 14, 2008 | 16 CommentsTweet don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned this, but it’s one of the easiest ways to save a bundle of cash. We cook every single time we’re on vacation. We try to book a hotel with a full kitchen or kitchenette, but if we can’t […]
Posted on October 13, 2008 | 13 CommentsTweet So I tried that Starbucks Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate concoction (hey, this week seems to be all about trying sweet, new things…) Anyway, my verdict is a 5 out of 10. Total MEH. It was a bit too chocolate-y (which was the issue with […]
Posted on October 12, 2008 | 5 CommentsTweet I guess they taste better when they’re made fresh because all of these indian desserts I tried, tasted like sugary, textured chickpeas ground and shaped into blocks and shapes. The long rectangular ones taste a bit like dulce de leche (which gives me a […]
Posted on October 9, 2008 | 13 CommentsTweet Am getting lazy. No links. Same deal as before. Bold if eaten, Strike out if you’ll never eat it. 1. New York pizza 2. Hoppin’ John 3. New Mexico green chile 4. Homemade buttermilk biscuits 5. Tasso 6. Whole Maine lobster 7. Calabash-style shrimp […]
Posted on October 8, 2008 | 15 CommentsTweet The NY Times had an interesting article entitled To Create Order… First Get Organized. It goes over the life of a professional organizer and tries to explain a bit more on how they go through the process of organizing. It’s pretty interesting to learn […]