Pugs are a very popular breed in Saigon these days. You see them everywhere. They are a really cute dog, my neighbor has one and they tried to sell me one of their 4 puppies. I am a bulldog guy myself. A weekend ago I searched the city for bulldogs. I did find one near Le Hong Phong street but it was in poor condition. I even though about rescuing but I will need to get … [Read more...] about Poor Pugs
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Cho Pham Van Hai is one of the biggest markets in the Tan Binh District. In the last three and a half years I have lived here, I passed by the Pham Van Hai Market many times but I never went inside. Last weekend I finally visited this market for the first time. It reminded me of the bazaars back in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Prices here were significantly cheaper than … [Read more...] about Pham Van Hai Market
My neighbor has been annoying me lately. Normally I leave my garbage out in the evenings like the rest of my neighbors. When this happens, I know that people will start to go through it. Unfortunately for me, I have one neighbor who opens all the trash bags, takes what she considers valuable and then leaves the mess for me or my neighbors to clean up. My neighbors do yell … [Read more...] about Raiding my garbage
Watched some interesting videos President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela which are interesting. Vilified in the Western media, he is looked at a different light by libertarians such as Noam Chomsky. The videos below will show Hugo Chavez from a different perspective then many are used to seeing. The Revolution will not be … [Read more...] about Interesting videos on Hugo Chavez
Below are my electricity usage in this house since 2006: August, 2006 - 461 kWh August, 2007 - 142 kWh August, 2008 - 325 kWh From 2009: January, 2009 - 421 kWh February, 2009 - 425 kWh March, 2009 - 386 kWh April, 2009 - 386 kWh May, 2009 - 390 kWh June, 2009 - 392 kWh July, 2009 - 392 kWh August, 2009 - 895 kWh Does anybody see anything strange … [Read more...] about Troi oi EVN!