Today a year ago I retired from my job and packed the final things, got rid of some remaining things in my upstairs room in the house I shared in Newark, California and went to work the last time. I did a few calls that day, tried to reach my manager to say goodbye, turned […]
Today I had decided to adventure around Chinatown which is a set of blocks and temples, stores and restaurants which kind of lead one back to Jonker Street. I set out after breakfast this morning with the camera to walk the different blocks, look at the architecture and shops and people and most of all […]
Today I wandered the alleys and side streets of Chinatown here in Melaka. Beautiful architecture, small shops, and sometimes mysterious views of life here.
Port Dickson is another place I have not been. But will spend just a few days there and then get back to Petaling Jaya for a few days to meet up with a friend I worked with at IBM for some years. We have tried to meet before while we both were working for IBM […]
I was walking on Jonker Street in Melaka and offered to take their picture with their phone. Then I took their picture with my camera.
The reflection caught today. A beautiful day out walking the city.
I felt like I had this Malaysia trip pretty well thought out. I knew the three next places I would go. There would be finishing up here in Melaka, then Port Dickson, and see some friends by KL and then off to Penang for a month. No! It was all too easy. Lets change things […]
Enjoy the Melaka time. You deserve it! From my first day wandering beautiful historic Melaka.
Some of the most basic things become difficult when retired and living in Asia. Dealing with US businesses like my retirement agency was rather frustrating. Because of an error with input somewhere, my birthdate was wrong in the system so I had to submit a change. Normally you can just drop by a Kinko’s or […]
Its interesting that yesterday I went to the National Museum to see the prehistory and history of Malaysia. One of the primary interests for me was the wonderful history they presented of Melaka and all it has done for economy, trade, and finance for the country historically. Their pictures and story really make me glad […]