Remembering Our Cat Dundun

Thanks Dundun for bringing us so much joy and many beautiful memories in these years.

Kung Fu Dundun

Our cat, DunDun, has some signature Kung Fu moves.

Canon 5D Mark II and 24-70mm f/2.8L

I have been using Canon 10D as my primary camera for the past 7 years. It's like stone age old in digital camera era. Although it is true that an expensive camera body won't guarantee you better pictures, compared with the newer versions DSLR, two major limitations sometimes do prevent…

Adopting a Cat

A friend is leaving for China because of job change, he found us to be the trusted friends to take care his beloved cat. When he brought the cat, who is a girl named DunDun, to our home, the cat showed no fear and started exploring the house right away.…

Replacing Sprinkler Valve

The sprinkler valves in front of our house have been leaking water since we moved in. Later in this spring, they were totally broken, not passing water at all. After manually watering the lawn for 4 months, I finally decide to replace them. If you don't want to replace the…

Yard Work

We are trying to clean up some areas to plant vegetables. Here is to remove the Potato Vine to give space for green beans. As seen in the picutres, some patao vines grow through the AC fan.

Fresh from the Garden – Spring’s First Rose

Although it still feels chilly at night and it still rains occasionally, spring has indeed come to the Bay Area. Last weekend, I first noticed a red rose peaking through the greens in the backyard; then I saw the pink flower sprouted out in the front yard. There are tens of…