I was riding my motorbike through my alleyway last week when I ran into a cockfight. At first I was a bit surprised and then I realized what was going on. I am not sure what to say about this but I am sure many of you will have comments.
Monthly Archives: November 2009
Ms. Quynh Ngoc from VTV visited my Linux lab at the American International School today through a referral by An Nguyen of SaigonLUG. Though we knew about it for a couple days, we only received permission from the school at the last minute. My students were not prepared but since this was a normal lab […]
Last Monday I meet with the team from Google for an informal dinner at the Gala Royale in District 1 of Saigon. About 14 people attending including several developers. Christine, Stephanie, Niki and Diana, yes all ladies, represented the Google team. This was just more of an informational meeting for Google. They will return next […]
Hard to believe it has been one week since I last posted. The last week has a lot of meaning for me. The US Marine Corp‘s birthday was on Nov. 10th followed by Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11th) and the day I entered Marine Corps boot camp (Nov. 13th). Do not forget, I was discharged on […]
Today we visited EVN to finally complain about the August electricity bill. Of course it was a bit frustrating but at the moment, I do not have to pay my electricity bills until the problem is resolved. In short, they went through the same excuses that the workers who checked my meter went through. First […]
Last Friday I met Le Viet-Kieu Saigonais at Rose Cafe located at the Ky Hoa Garden Hotel in District 10. It is a really pleasant place to meet friends and have nice discussions. It is fairly popular with the local Vietnamese but I do not see many Expats visiting this coffee shop while I was […]
I got a big surprises this morning. The electricity in my house went out which, for a Friday, is normal. What was not normal was hearing the loud music from my neighbor’s house. Power outages normally means quiet alleyways, usually. So I opened my balcony door and saw EVN climbing down the pull. They turned […]