Author Archives: Helen C

About Helen C

A retired computer programmer who loves writing and photographing, and has managed to publish a YA novel "Jin-Ling’s Two Left".

Some Gave All – 2017 Week 22

Since it is not granted to us to live long, let us transmit to posterity some memorial that we have at least lived. — E. Joseph Cossman We had attended our local Memorial Day Celebration at Soldiers Field a couple … Continue reading

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Stories Behind 3 Photos – 2017 Week 21

Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow. — Anthony J. D’Angelo I do have a passion for learning, but, I have found out that, having passion for learning doesn’t make learning easier. 😉 … Continue reading

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Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: April 16, 2017

My entry for Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: April 16, 2017. Need any help to clean your refrigerator? I recommend my great nephew. As you can see from the photo, he takes his job seriously. And he doesn’t charge much. … Continue reading

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My Recent Taiwan Trip (Chimei Museum in Tainan, Taiwan) – 2017 Week 16

This is a scheduled post. I will reply comments a week later. From Wikipedia… The Chimei Museum (Chinese: 奇美博物館; pinyin: Qíměi Bówùguǎn) is a private museum established in 1992 by the Chi Mei Corporation in Rende District, Tainan, Taiwan. The … Continue reading

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A Little Thought (Keep Practicing) – 2017 Week 15

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. — Anton Chekhow When I went golfing with Wei, he usually took 4 or 5 practice swings before each shot, and I took 0. My reasons were: (1) he … Continue reading

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My Recent Taiwan Trip (photographing part 2) – 2017 Week 14

Environmentalists changed the word jungle to rain forest, because no one would give them money to save a jungle. Same with swamps and wetlands. — George Carlin I love George Carlin… I can’t help it. 😉 On our way to … Continue reading

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My Recent Taiwan Trip (photographing part 1) – 2017 Week 13

“Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.” — Diane Arbus Finally, it was the photographing day (3/26/2017)! I got up early, kept asking Wei when his nephew, Kuenhwa, would come. Kuenhwa came … Continue reading

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