May 29, 2007

The Ripple in the Hand

        I saw this picture on “HMCC Photographers” Facebook group. It really inspired me so I asked if I can get a copy of it. Then I found out that the photographer was the accomplished Jerry Uelsmann. I looked through some of his works on his website. Some of his stuff was a little bit out there for me, but over all it was quite interesting. His use of lighting and the...

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My Hair Dresser Was Right

Several months ago, I was getting a haircut… well more like a trim (I still have long hair) and the hair dresser that I have been going to for the last 10+ years said, “You look just like a famous singer (actor) in China.” I kind of chuckled because with that many people in China, I am sure there are some people who look like each other. But she kept on insisting that I keep...

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An Asian Miss Universe

            As I was reading up on the news this morning, I found out that on Monday night, the winner of Miss Universe 2007 was a 20 year old Japanese dancer name Akiko Kojima. First of all, I don’t think in my lifetime I have seen an Asian person win Miss Universe. But after some research, I found out that there have been other Asian winners. It has been estimated that...

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What Single-mindedness Can Do

        Cindy Sheehan became the poster-child of the anti-war movement. She lost her son, Casey in April 2004 in a battle in Baghdad. Sheehan received national attention when she camped outside of President Bush’s home in Texas wanting to meet to talk about her son’s death. But on Monday, she decided to walk away from the anti-war movement. In her written goodbye, CNN quotes, “I will try to maintain and nurture some...

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