Tuesday, November 18, 2014

braised abalones 鲍鱼

I came across live abalones at my Asian fish monger this weekend grocery shopping. I seldom buy them as they tend to be quite small. This time they are larger, but also more expensive at $8.50 each.

windows desktop pc died - fixed

A few days ago my Windows 7 desktop computer died right in front of my eyes. These days I have gotten weary of repairing complex things. Repairing things get old after a life of doing everything myself.

Monday, November 17, 2014

douglas squirrels

I have never heard of Douglas Squirrels until I moved into my current house. While there are a lot of squirrels here in Portland Oregon, the most common ones are the fox and grey squirrels. Fox squirrels are non native to Oregon introduced from Eastern US.

windows desktop pc died

When it rains, it pours. A few weeks ago I purchased the newly released Apple 5k Retina iMac. It would be my first Mac and the $2499 starting price cannot be beat. I was unlucky and the new iMac was sent back to Apple for a replacement.