New strands of Chinese food

I find it fun to read about Chinese food, especially how it is expanding in its conception. Craving Hyphenated Chinese – New York Times:

    “I call them second-generation Chinese restaurants,” said Cheuk Kwan, who has directed a documentary film about the spread of Chinese restaurants around the world. “These restaurants always have a hyphen: Chinese-Venezuelan, Chinese-Norwegian, Chinese-Mexican.

More Notelets for 2005.09.06

Listening right to a CBC Radio piece on the Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir. I didn’t realize that there is a labour dispute at the CBC right now.

Bush and Congress Announce Inquiries on Government Response – New York Times:

    Bush and Congress Announce Inquiries on Government Response – New York Times]: President Bush and Congressional leaders vowed today to find out what went wrong in the federal response to Hurricane Katrina, with Mr. Bush declaring that “bureaucracy’s not going to stand in the way of getting the job done for the people.”

I got my Pentax camera back, a month after shipping it to Pentax for repair. It works again — but I don’t think that I will buy another Pentax camera because of the extremely slow repair process.

Branching out the Banyan Tree sounds like an awesome conference, but I’ll be in NYC then for Small Tools/Big Ideas.

A quote from C. S. Lewis from Sunday’s sermon in relationship to Rev 3:20:

    Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what he is doing. He is getting the drains right and stopping the leaks in the roof and so on: you knew that those jobs needed doing and so you are not surprised.