The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

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  • Archive for August 25th, 2008

    Who knew there were Greek fortune cookies? A British lottery winner strikes it big.

    Monday, August 25th, 2008

    (From a while back. I am just catching up. An engineer in Britain played a lucky number from a fortune cookie he got in Greece four years ago and won £2,355,880 (about $5 million!). A smaller version of what happened in the United States and in Brazil. More surprising to me: That fortune cookies have […]

    Good Morning America Weekend: Fortune Cookies Aren’t Chinese

    Monday, August 25th, 2008

    Here is the Good Morning America Weekend piece that ran during the Olympics. Produced by Imtiyaz Delawala (who was on my school paper!) and correspondented by Juju Chang. Also involves Wonton Food. This piece that actually was initially discussed during the March release of my book. But they decided to peg it to the Olympics. […]

    What is a library memorial?

    Monday, August 25th, 2008

    What is a library memorial? Whatever it is, someone has created one for my book at Ford City Public Library. At first I thought, are either me or my book passed from this work? Then I realized it was in memory of Margaret A. Westwood from The Pontious Family . Maybe she liked Chinese food?