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11/28/11
" A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain? "

Khalil Gibran

Supporting Local Businesses & Professionals
Sam: Johnson’s Bookshop - The Magic of Venice

Sam: Johnson’s Bookshop – The Magic of Venice

Klein wrote 3 books: "The Way To Mt. Lowe," "Mrs. Rahlo's Closet" and "The History Of Our World Beyond The Wave." I wrote a critique about the latter which can be found on another post. I thankfully embraced the challenge of critiquing a fantasy adventure, and most importantly, that one...
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory...Memories of my Research Internship with SIRI

NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory…Memories of my Research Internship with SIRI

I just took the ‘NASA test-drive’ … and I liked it. I remember the day that I received the first call from my mentor (Yutao He). I was at lunch buying some stuff at Ralphs. I suddenly got speechless, I could not believe they had actually selected me for this...
Best Lemon Bars & Desserts Ever!!!

Best Lemon Bars & Desserts Ever!!!

I did not know I had a ‘sweet tooth’ till I discovered Lido Bakery. Now I go there almost every day on my lunch break. I always buy their lemon bars and their coffee, which is truly the strongest coffee in the neighborhood, and way better than Starbucks or Coffee Bean…I mean,...
Bawarchi, a little secret in Venice

Bawarchi, a little secret in Venice

I love Indian food, of course, but where to eat really GOOD Indian food? Where to eat GOOD, TASTY, VEGETARIAN Indian food? At Bawarchi. I came the first time with my friend and mystic colleague Dean, who is actually vegan, by the way. One of the most striking things I...
A Reconnecting Experience with Pearls, Colleagues & Comics

A Reconnecting Experience with Pearls, Colleagues & Comics

Sunny but chilly, the weather was pleasant around the Los Angeles Convention Center this afternoon when I went to visit the Comikaze Expo 2011. I had a wonderful time in the company of some colleagues and friends, who were there in support of a very creative and humanitarian project...
Internet Pioneers

Internet Pioneers

It was a shiny Saturday at UCLA. I forgot to follow directions for the Free Parking and ended up paying $9.00. But it was worthy. Check out these guys. They deserve our respect and admiration for inventing the Internet. Yes! These people right there just a few decades ago… If...

Business Partnership with Extima Web

As a result of a successful career development during 2011, Arleena is working towards a solid business partnership with Extima Web. The main goal is to help extending Extima Web services to areas at the west of South Bay, such as Marina del Rey, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Westwood, etc. A new package of services and special deals for first time clients is now developed by the Extima Web board of directors with the collaboration of Arleena. These new packages are expected to enter the Online Solutions Market before March 2012.