Friday, February 22, 2008

When Visiting Alien meets Resident Americans

gafiL insisted to buy, made me really missed my old days in Texas...

Monday, February 18, 2008

Friday, February 15, 2008

Dr Pepper

Some say it tastes like cough syrup, some say it tastes like cockroach poison, some say only cowboys drink it (well I would not blame them considering Dr Pepper did have Reba McEntire and Le Ann Rimes on its commercials) and some people can't even stand the smell and taste. But it is by all means, the BEST SODA EVER MADE in this world. This is the soda that people in the southwest drinks. We don't care about no coke, we just drink Dr Pepper.

Finally today I found it at the Supermarket section at Isetan. It's been more than 2 years since my last Dr Pepper and even at RM2.80 per can, it's worth every penny (can I use penny here or should I say cent? heh). Anyway is it just me or is it true that somehow our made in Malaysia soda is a lot sweeter than the soda made in the States?

Longhorn Gnome?

I stumbled into this at KLCC.... well not really. Eddy came down from Chicago (escaping the snow and attending a wedding) and would be in town for the week so we went for a Longhorns lunch at Sundanese. Surprisingly the food there is not that bad after all (I'm still wondering why it's a bit empty at lunch time). Anyway Eddy was carrying this fella in his bag all around KL taking pictures of it with the various landmarks. With the pointy hat, I should have left it on Ticub's chair so that it'll shove up his.....(sorry Ticub, just can't help it), well I'll leave that for you to fill in the blank :)

Sunday, February 10, 2008

It's That Time of The Year

Yup, it's here again. It's Performance Review time and I'm wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy behind schedule and I need to finish everything in 1 week....Mission Impossible it is then....

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Rockets on a Roll???

The Rockets has been on a roll lately. They have been winning 8 of their last 9 games. However, I would have to say I'm not particularly impressed with the team performance as only 3 are against winning team -Spurs, Warriors and Trailblazers- and they lost to the Jazz albeit that was without Yao Ming. The rest of the wins are against weaker teams and the Rockets doesn't seem to be able to blow out any of these teams.

T-Mac's return has definitely given the Rockets a boost in scoring and the Rookies namely Luis Scola and Carl Landry have been exceptional of late helping the Rockets to win games. However, I'm a bit worried lately that Yao Ming's scoring average has drastically gone down with the presence of T-Mac. The game against Golden State was the last that Yao scored 20 points of more. In today's game against the Timerwolves, Yao only managed 16 points to go with 5 rebounds and no block shots. Is Yao having some sort of off nights or is it that he's not taking as many shots? On some nights, Rafer Alston is taking more shots than Yao and for me that doesn't sound right. I mean the guy's averaging only 12 points a game and shoots only around 35% of his field goals. Compare to Yao at almost 50%, it's a no brainer to give the ball a lot more to Yao.

Or is it because T-Mac somehow with his current fitness has been taking all the shots? I'm really wondering and with the game against the Cavs coming right up, it would be interesting to see how well T-Mac match up with Lebron (obviously Lebron's going to give T-Mac a hard time) and how the ball distribution is going to be. Hopefully we can see Yao shooting much more as Ilgauskaus is definitely no match for Yao.....

Monday, February 04, 2008

NY Giants 17 - NE Patriots 14

A surprise result indeed that the Giants managed to beat the almost perfect Pats in the Superbowl. There goes the Pats perfect regular season record down the drain. But the Giants did make some headlines heading to the Superbowl by beating the Cowboys (who had their best season ever in many years) and the Packers (poor Brett Farve).

It would definitely be interesting to see how well the Giants are next season as so far, only the Pats have been a consistent winner in the past 5 seasons or so. But oh well, I'm actually looking forward even more to see how well the Longhorns would do in next season's College Football :)