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Eiffel Tower

While staring at the Eiffel Tower, Wei asked, “If Eiffel Tower is not an icon of France, do you think people would like it as much as they do now?” I couldn’t answer his question. But it was obvious that … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge

This is my entry for Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge. Is it true that only aged trees would show their roots above the ground like this? I mean normal trees… And after we have aged, we, too, would let others know … Continue reading

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2 week Vacation

I am going to take a 2-week vacation starting from tomorrow. “Vacation” sounds strange for a retired person, you probably think. For me, vacation means I don’t do anything I normally do, no cooking, no cleaning (not that I have … Continue reading

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IBQ WRITING PROMPT: WHAT IS HAPPINESS?

Imaging cooking in this kitchen – no gas or electric stove, you couldn’t start the fire… and your mother-in-law is hungry… I like reading books. Most of the time, I don’t remember what I have read, but some books I … Continue reading

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Maple Leaves

I used to collect maple leaves. In the fall, whenever I was under a maple tree, I would pick some colorful leaves from the ground and later carefully place each in a book. One July day, while getting ready to visit … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

A picture of my mother and my sister Karin…   Mother’s Day is coming. The following is what my sister Karin wrote about our mother. (Karin passed away last Nov.) *** My Mother – the Greatest Mom was a very … Continue reading

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Thinking Back

Being Happy (My Happiness Project) I have read two or three more chapters of The Happiness Project. To be honest, the most useful tip I get out of the book is about cleaning/organizing my house (my room). After reading the book … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Yesterday was Chinese New Year. Happy Chinese New Year! We have a cold winter this year. Windy and cold. The day before yesterday I saw several groups of Canadian Geese flying northwest. Did they know something I didn’t? Had their … Continue reading

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Not an exciting day…

The second day of the year is somewhat boring (already). We drive to 5 places in the afternoon: bank, cable company (one cable box doesn’t work right), Macy (KitchenAid mixer doesn’t lock correctly), Target (only Target has the kind of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year!!! 2013 was a happy and sad year. Happy because I retired at the end of Feb. and retirement life was good even though I missed working on my project and I missed seeing my wonderful coworkers. Sad … Continue reading

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