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曾經滄海難為水 . . . . (about our personal experience. . . . .)
热度 1 2024-2-20 03:45
Long time readers of my blogs know that both my wife and I are Do-It-Youselfers (DIY). We love to tackle household repair/maintainence jobs. At our age of 88.7 and 90 respectively, we do it not so much to save money anymore but for the pleasure of accomplishing a job well done.(since you ar ...
个人分类: 生活点滴|249 次阅读|4 个评论 热度 1
Democracy, Public Service, and the Complexity of Governance
2024-2-12 16:26
Democracy, Public Service, and the Complexity of Governance It was Churchill who famously said that Democracy is the worst form of government except for all others. Put it another way: To be elected - the most fundamental pillar of democracy - you need to get your message to the popul ...
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[转载]Historical photos since the beginning
2024-2-10 09:23
Breathtaking History Photos That Will Give You The Chills From the last 130+ years https://explore.informationvine.com/30-history-photos-from-the-past-that-will-give-you-the-chills-copy/122?utm_source=combobreaker-pushutm_campaign=AMG-Programmatic-Auto-US-Sat-1530-473285rch=pu792pcid ...
个人分类: 生活点滴|620 次阅读|没有评论
[转载]Ten most expebnsive city to live in the US
2024-2-7 21:44
Ten most expensive city to live in the US They are at least 50% more costly than the national average 10. Washington DC 9. Seatle, Washington 8. Los Angles, CA 7. Boston, MA 6. Orange County, CA 5. Brooklyn, NY 4. San Francisco, CA 3. San Jose, CA 2. Honolulu, H ...
个人分类: 生活点滴|628 次阅读|没有评论
[转载]50 Myths about US History
2024-2-5 16:50
From the Internet: Debunking 50 American History Myths That Just Aren't True Let us have a look at 50 of the greatest myths in American history. 1. The Signing Of the American Declaration Of Independence Occurred On July 4th, 1776 2. Inventor Thomas Edison Was The ...
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Towards a more perfect union
热度 2 2024-2-5 02:13
I have a CA friend who never stops complaining/criticizing about the US whenever we meet and talk. Finally I couldn't stand it anymore and asked him which country would you rather live in including China After a moments thought he replied: THE UNITED STATES .. I forgave him and h ...
个人分类: 生活点滴|1116 次阅读|5 个评论 热度 2
Healthcare, Renting vs Buying
2024-2-1 22:09
For ordinary middle or upper middle class families, health care and housing are two major expenditures in living. Of course, if you decide to have children (nowadays not everyone wants to) that is a third source of major expenditure. However, children do grow up, leave home, and become independent. ...
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A Problem with all Electric vehicles
2024-1-25 22:14
This winter a previously unemphasized problem with all electric automobiles surfaced in the US that caused inconvenience with owners of these all electric vehicles. During winter months in North America, a large portion of the US can have freezing temperature all day long. Apparently the batteries ...
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Martin Luther King Day in Lexington 2024
2024-1-16 19:36
Martin Luther King is the only American citizen besides Presidents who has an annual national day of celebration name after him. His life is well known and no need for me to repeat here. Many cities in the US also use this holiday to remind and reinforce voting rights, citizenship, and volunte ...
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[转载]The One Percenter
2024-1-3 06:01
I am not talking about the richest one percent of the world population. I am talking about persons who were born between 1930-1946 - only 1% of them are still iving. My wife and I are thus the one percenter. An unknown person by the name of Jim Dunn assembled a set of interest facts about this grou ...
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