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About blueturtle7645

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

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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Plastic Keurig Cups

I get a lot of static about my Keurig coffee brewer, because most of the Keurig cups are non-biodegradable. (Okay! Okay!  I mostly use reusable K-cups.) However, go to your grocery store and try to find milk in the traditional … Continue reading

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Recommended movie – “All the Way”

  This movie is about Lyndon B. Johnson when he ascended to the presidency after the assassination of John F. Kennedy.   I recommend this movie mainly because of the incredible performance from Bryan Cranston, who plays LBJ, but it … Continue reading

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Hidden Figures

Watched “Hidden Figures” tonight. What a magnificent movie! 5 stars out of 5. Go see it. http://www.foxmovies.com/movies/hidden-figures

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The Search for the perfect coffee machine

What I want is a good coffee maker that’s convenient and environmentally friendly. After looking at espresso machines, Nespresso, and other exotic machines, I’ve reached a conclusion. I’m not buying any of them. I’m sticking with my 4-cup drip coffee … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale

My younger daughter just brought home a six-pack of Ben & Jerry’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale. I tried it.  It’s surprisingly light and has an amusing bouquet.

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