Cat Drinking from Wine Glass

Mayori loves drinking fresh-served water, especially from a wine glass. Obviously she believes that is the right way to drink water for a cat princess.

cat drink from wine glass

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Cat in a Drawer

Mayori loves to play hide-and-seek with us. The top drawer of our dresser is now her new hiding place.

cat in a drawer.

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Cat Pizza Delivery

Cat in a pizza box?

Either Mayori believes that she tastes better than the fresh baked version or that she believe that she needs a new bed smelled like fresh baked pizza. Either way she obviously enjoys the pizza box. 

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My solutions for problems No. 76-100 on 4clojure.com

Finally done with all the 100 problems listed on 4clojure.com so far :-). When new problems appears there, I will probably do them when I have some time to kill, but I will not post my solutions here any more. If I found interesting programming exercises, I may submit to …

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Develop clojure Web applications with vim

I recently started to learn clojure programming. It is an interesting experience. Ever since I learned computer programming almost 20 years ago, in Pascal, on a VAX minicomputer terminal, I have not experienced this newbie sensation with a computer language. The sense of excitement and novelty is high, and the …

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Thinkpad Hotkeys in KDE4

I have kept my Thinkpad X61 laptop up to date with Debian sid for a few years. The KDE4 in Debian sid is at version 4.4.5 at this moment, and I think it is mature enough for me to switch the laptop power management from my own hacked …

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Config Spring and DWR on Jetty with zero XML

I hate xml configuation files. They look awful. As a result, they can be very time-consuming to write, and are very error-prone. There's no type-safty checking whatsoever. I would rather keep configurations within my Java source code. After all, we programmers are the only people looking at these configurations, why …

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Tails & No Tales Cat Show

This is the first time we have even been to a cat show. We have enjoyed it a lot!

The show cats are all very tidy and cute. Too bad that spectaculors like me cannot touch or pet any of them. :(

But I still love my kitties adopted from shelter …

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Thanksgiving Dinner

I have been waiting to try the Tofurkey for a few weeks ever since I saw the ad from Trader Joe about it. So I finally tried out on Thanksgiving.

This is what Tofurkey looks like out of the box. Then I cooked it in the oven. It tastes better …

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"Finding happiness: a cat's story"

Long long time ago, there's a prince named Thomas. He's a handsome boy, but often sad, because he's parents passed away when he's very young.

很久很久以前,有一个年轻英俊的王子叫作唐唐。他名如其人,长得仪表唐唐。可是因为从小就父母双亡的缘故,他的心里总是充满了淡淡的忧伤。

One day, Thomas prays to Godess Felines: dear goddess, I have been good all these years. Please give me …

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How to save millions per year for your newspaper?

Dear CEO of XXX News:

I am writing in regard to an automatic news article writer (NAW) that can  save your company millions of dolloar per year (see appendix below for peudo code). The basic idea of NAW is to be able to automatically generate news articles with comparable quality …

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