Monday, April 30, 2007

Ladies Team Malaysia in Matthews, NC

I was in Matthews, NC over the weekend to help out dad and the Ladies from Team Malaysia at the USBC Women's Championship and Queens Tournament. Next to rooting for Team Malaysia, checking out the competition - the ladies and myself had a fun time hanging out together and we also managed to squeeze in a little TLC of a shopping spree at Charlotte's South Park Mall.

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Team Malaysia in their 'tiger' uniforms (l-r) - Sofi, Shalin, Wendy, Esther, Poh Lai, Zandra & Sharon. Next picture you see the ladies ready for an afternoon of shopping - Dad and Coach Foong too.

Team Msia@USBC
Can you spot the non-bowler??!

Me & Dad
Me & Dad

Happy Birthday Sis!!

I was away for the weekend... nonetheless,
a birthday celebration for Amelia was in full swing!
Happy (belated blog posting) Birthday to you Amelia!!!
Amelia's Birthday

Many happy returns of the day Amelia and a Happy Birthday!!
lotsa love,
Sharon, Michele, Sherene & Pete

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Michael Buble's New Album - May 1st

Michael Bublé has a new album coming out. The new album, Call Me Irresponsible is scheduled for release on May 1st - I can't wait!! For Bublé fans, you have to check out the 'new' website, just click on the banner below.

If you're as excited as I am, and need to have a taste of his new songs...
check out Michael's latest released video for ‘Everything’.
* Don't forget to turn off the main blog music first :D

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Turtle tales.. the BAO-Turtle family

Michele and I got pet turtles... a family of three baby red-eared slider turtles. Thanks to Bethany for getting them for us!! Before arriving at their new home, Chele and I were trying to name them and since Bethany didn't know what gender they were... we came up with the BAO Turtle family. We named all three turtles a particular BAO (bun), like the ones you get at Dim Sum places. And NO we are NOT considering them as food... but we thought it was cute!!

Therefore, let me introduce you to them.... (picture was captured as we let the Baos' explore our little garden)

Turtle tales... Turtle tales...
Ling-Yong (mung bean) Bao-Turtle and Char-Siew (sweet bbq pork) Bao-Turtle

Turtle tales... Turtle tales...
And the smallest in the family, Tau-Sar (red bean) Bao-Turtle

Saturday, April 21, 2007

ASEAN GSA End of Semester Party

It's the second last weekend of classes and what a nice Friday evening it was to have members and friends come together for the ASEAN GSA end of semester party. Everyone enjoyed the food from Wegmans... you can't go wrong with Wegmans!! :P
Here are pictures from the party!

ASEAN GSA End of Semester Party 2007

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Gift from June, Kelvin and Tay family

Another gift arrived at our doorstep...

Sherene & Pete,
It's never too late to celebrate!
With Warmest Regards,
Mr. & Mrs. Tay, Zheng Yang, June & Kelvin.

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A big THANK YOU to Mr. & Mrs. Tay, Zheng Yang, June & Kelvin for the gift and wonderful wishes.
It was a pleasant surprise for Pete and myself!
We can't wait to taste the wine and the accompanying snacks!
Thank you so very much!!
with love,
Sherene & Peter

Friday, April 13, 2007

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Border cops recover 1,000 stolen wedding gowns

Bride-2-Bs... try camping out by the US-Mexico border in hopes of landing a nice wedding gown. Just make sure they are not already enroute to special causes/charity/benefits. :D

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PHOENIX (Reuters) - U.S. border police found 1,000 wedding gowns stolen from a cancer charity and crammed into a truck trying to get into Mexico, federal authorities said on Tuesday.

The donated dresses were on their way to Los Angeles to a fundraiser for the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation in November when they were stolen in Scottsdale, Arizona, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said.

Inspectors in southern Arizona recovered the dresses late last week when they inspected a tractor trailer that had been denied entry to Nogales, Mexico, by Mexican customs officials.

Police discovered the gowns, which have an estimated value of $3 million, and arrested the driver. It was not immediately clear if the driver was a U.S. or Mexican citizen.

Fran Hansen, co-founder and national director of the Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation, thanked the border inspectors for recovering the missing frocks.

"When the call came in, I felt blessed beyond my wildest dreams," Hansen said. "I'd been praying for that moment for the past several months."

The charity receives donated wedding gowns, which it then resells, using the proceeds to grant wishes of women diagnosed with terminal breast cancer.

Wishes fulfilled by the charity include trips to Disneyland, ocean cruises, and funding reunions for separated family members, sources at the charity said.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

Surprise from Claire

I came home from work today and this was lying by the front doorstep.
Thank you so much for wishes and the Gerberas' Claire!! They're beautiful!!!


Wednesday, April 04, 2007

It's official!!


Happy Birthday Chin Khee!

Happy Birthday to you.... Happy Birthday to you....
Happy Birthday dear Chin Khee....
Happy Birthday to you!!!!

we miss you lots!!
lotsa love,
michele, sharon, amelia, sherene & pete

Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Jason's visit...

Jason's having a little holiday away from his work in Japan. He is here for a few days and then back to his hometown of Lincoln, NE for Easter weekend. He will be back in Buffalo for a couple more days before heading back to Japan. He is actually really tired, more like still jet lagged but he does look very 'upbeat' and cheerful in the pictures :D

Jason's visit

Sunday, April 01, 2007

Breakfast with June & Kelvin

It's moving weekend for June and lucky for me, I get to see her as she stops by in Buffalo to see her brother Zheng Yang and her dear high school friend... ME! :D Good thing she is not driving alone (Kelvin drove!!). Kelvin flew to Chicago to help June move to Boston where their new home awaits. We met up for breakfast and let the boys men get chummy with each other!

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