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About blueturtle7645

I love learning the Chinese language and reading about Chinese history and culture.

West Cliff Lodge

This is the West Cliff hotel (formerly the Vagabond Lodge) next to the Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River. It’s a fun place to go. As soon as you walk in the office, you need to maneuver around a big … Continue reading

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WAAAM 2017-09-17

The Western Antique Aeroplane and Automobile Museum is located in Hood River, Oregon, United States, adjacent to the Ken Jernstedt Memorial Airport. WAAAM is a nonprofit 501c organization committed to the preservation of, and education about aviation, automobile, and other … Continue reading

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Oregon Caves Chateau

We stayed here last night. No internet access, no wi-fi. Very peaceful. Except for that crow sitting by our window.

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Strange Creatures

These creatures were swarming at the Bend Senior Center this morning. Our Television station says they are only harmless moths. I disagree. They are alien invaders from outer space. Run.

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Spumgolion

This is Spumgolion, a spaghetti dish passed down to me from my Mother. It’s my favorite. Here’s the recipe: SPUMGOLION 1 – 1.5 lb. (0.5 kg ñ 0.7 kg) ground beef 1 small onion chopped 2-3 stalks celery, chopped 1 … Continue reading

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Harold and Maude

Last night I finally saw the classic 1971 movie, “Harold and Maude.” What a gem! I enjoyed every minute of it. 5 stars out of 5.  

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Recommended Movie – “The Founder”

Shari and I watched this movie last night, and we highly recommend it.  It tells the true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern … Continue reading

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