Monthly Archives: October 2012

Looper

I saw “Looper” last night. If you like sci-fi movies, this is a good one about time travel. http://loopermovie.com Advertisements

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A French Dinner

Shari hosted a French dinner for her book club meeting last night. She prepared quiche and ratatouille for the first time last night. Not bad. Not bad.

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Chinese language practice 2012-10-16

方向【fāngxiàng】 direction tīng fāng xiàng = 听方向 = listen to directions ming bai fang xiang 请问,北京大学怎么走? qǐng wèn  běi jīng dà xué zěn mo zǒu 不远 = bu yuan = not far 很远 = hen yuan = very far 坐公共汽车 … Continue reading

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Jackson Street Fiber Arts

My daughter introduced me to this yarn shop in Roseburg, Jackson Street Fiber.  Being new to knitting, I’m always amazed at the variety and brilliance of the colors available. Oh yes, I will return to this place.

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The last day

I’ve been told to live every day as though it were my last, but perhaps that’s unrealistic. Instead, maybe we should appreciate day as though it were our last.                 Likewise appreciate your … Continue reading

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Chinese practice 2012-10-11

收费【shōufèi】 collect fees; charge. 高速公路【gāosùgōnglù】 freeway. 高速【gāosù】 high speed. 收费公路 [Shōufèi gōnglù] toll road 百货商店【bǎihuòshāngdiàn】 department store; general store. 百货【bǎihuò】 general merchandise. 百【bǎi】 hundred; numerous; all kinds of. 公共区 [gōng gòng qū] public area bus stop = 公共汽车站 = Gōnggòng … Continue reading

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