Monthly Archives: July 2016

Star Trek Beyond

We saw “Star Trek Beyond: tonight. I was not impressed. Too much emphasis on special effects and not enough about the characters. The fight scenes were way too long. Didn’t care for the super space station. However, I did appreciate … Continue reading

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Making Mapo Dofu

First, cut the tofu into cubes. Then soak the cubes in salty water for ten minutesBrown the meatAdd the tofu sauce, then simmerAdd the tofu, simmer  

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Recommended book – “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman

This was our July selection for our book club. I loved this book.  It’s about a very stubborn Swede. Many parts brought tears of joy to my eyes. I give it 5 stars. I highly recommend you read it. Also … Continue reading

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鸟鸣涧

鸟鸣涧 [唐]壬   人闲桂花 落, 夜静春山空。 月出惊山鸟, 时鸣春涧中。 Cessation of mental activity allows the poet to experience true reality. When the realization of emptiness is attained, out comes the bright moon of enlightenment.

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