Aesop’s Fables at Two Websites

April 24th, 2014

At this website, readers can find 82 stories in Aesop’s Fables. By reading only one each day, as suggested, you can finish the stoires in less than 3 months.

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After Around Twenty Years…

April 23rd, 2014

This afternoon, I took my mom to Cheng Hsin[g] General Hospital to consult the doctor about her knee problems. Though scheduled to have a knee operation tomorrow at Taipei Veterans General Hospital, my mom has been reluctant about it. Read the rest of this entry »

No Venture, No Gain

April 22nd, 2014

Today George and I took my mom-in-law to China Medical University Hospital in Yunlin for an evaluation by Dr. Lin Hsin-jung (林欣榮醫師) to see if she could undergo a medical experiment intended to enable stroke patients to move their stroke-impaired limbs on their own. It took us about four hours to drive to the hospital. Since my mom-in-law got a stroke around ten years ago and the old MRI images on the CD from the hospital she received treatment then didn’t show sufficient information Dr. Lin needed, my mom-in-law has to go back to the hospital for an MRI scan in mid-May. Read the rest of this entry »

Making Learning English Fun–唱歌找彩蛋… 偏鄉娃:英語好好玩

April 21st, 2014

http://mag.udn.com/mag/edu/storypage.jsp?f_ART_ID=509594

唱歌找彩蛋… 偏鄉娃:英語好好玩

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Get Back to Happiness–楊定一/取捨之間 如何回到快樂

April 21st, 2014

http://mag.udn.com/mag/life/storypage.jsp?f_ART_ID=509629

楊定一/取捨之間 如何回到快樂

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“Entrepreneurs reveal their failures en route to success”–from BBC

April 20th, 2014

In a sense, the stones that these entrepreneurs tripped on were the stepping stones to success. You can find the entrepreneurs’ photos on the webpage.

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-27068901

Entrepreneurs reveal their failures en route to success

By Tony Bonsignore Business reporter, BBC News

20 April 2014 Last updated at 00:13

Millions of people dream of starting their own company, but only some are brave enough to take the leap.

Fewer still go on to great success. Read the rest of this entry »

Hsin-hsin Junior High Schoolmate Reunion

April 19th, 2014

To enlarge the photo, please click it. Read the rest of this entry »

Calla Lily

April 18th, 2014

If the flower were red or yellow, would it still be this beautiful?

“South Korea ferry: Messages from a sinking ship”–from BBC

April 17th, 2014

Remember to say “I love you” often.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27045924

South Korea ferry: Messages from a sinking ship

17 April 2014 Last updated at 10:53

As a South Korean ferry came to a shuddering halt and rapidly began to sink, some of those on board sent harrowing text messages to their loved ones.

My comments: Click the link above, and you can see a message from a student on board to his mother. Read the rest of this entry »

Keep the Smile

April 16th, 2014

Though not finding the beautiful shells as I expected, I still kept the smile. Read the rest of this entry »