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About blueturtle7645

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

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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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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