Monthly Archives: December 2012

Milk & Cornflakes

According to Good Housekeeping magazine, the classic sleep Rx of cornflakes and milk has scientific backing. The fast-acting carb in the cereal increases tryptophan levels, upping the zzz-inducing brain chemical serotonin. Milk contains melatonin, a.k.a the sleep hormone. Advertisements

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A Christmas Eve Tradition

My younger daughter just left us to return to her apartment 200 miles away. She spent the holidays with us, along with her cats. I’m hoping she arrives safely home, because she drives over the snowy mountains. This was maybe … Continue reading

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make sentences with 以后

My assignment is to make sentences with 以后. 以后【yǐhòu】 after After graduation I was a television reporter for five years. Bìyè yǐhòu wǒ zài yījiā diànshìtái dāngle wǔ nián jìzhě 毕业以后我在一家电视台当了五年记者 After lunch I study and do homework. Wǔfàn yǐhòu … Continue reading

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make sentences with 那

My assignment is to make sentences with 那 那【nà】then; in that case. (I told Mary I studied in England. She said –) Then when did you come here? Nà nǐ shì shénme shíhou lái zhè’er de? 那你是什么时候来这儿的? The roads are … Continue reading

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Introduce my family

我介绍一下我家庭 从左至右依次为: 我妻子,小女儿,外孙, 女婿, 大女儿 和 我。

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Forgotten photo

A lovely lady pointed out that I forgot to include the photo in my last post. Here it is. This is the view of the road as we were driving home from Roseburg.

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Chinese practice – Where did I grow up?

我是在芝加哥出生的。 我也是在芝加哥长大的。 在1971年我搬到俄勒冈州了。 我现在住在俄勒冈州本德市。 本德市是在俄勒冈州中部的山区。 我们的城市的人口是80,000。 现在的天气是冷的。 温度是零下摄氏6度。 现在的飘雪。 我附上了照片。 这张照片显示的路上,我们走过昨天。

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