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mystery of the 59fifty hats and their golden stickers

When I returned from China and rode the NYC subway for the first time (in years), I noticed a young dude wearing a baseball cap with the sticker labels still on the bill. I assumed he’d forgotten to take it … Continue reading

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UCLA in Asia

I should start by assuring you that I have nothing against UCLA — the school. I always thought of it as a great institution with lots of smart folks. It actually has a very good MBA program, which is one … Continue reading

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beauty war in korea

i’m seeing a major beauty war going on in korea. there are so many beauty brands targeting the 18-34 female demographic, that you really can’t go 50 feet in any direction without running into one of its stores. unlike the … Continue reading

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holidays in hong kong: part 1

my family celebrated new year’s day in hong kong. after spending one week going everywhere together in shenzhen, we split up for several hours to explore hong kong on our own. this was the first time the husband and i … Continue reading

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