旅美华人半生奋斗自传《乔老爷外传》

借债$1,000美元来美奋斗30多年,从餐馆打工到自己创立电子电脑零件公司,到成为资深地产经纪,通过房地产投资一路走来,“乔老爷”的经历通过资深优良品格和奋斗精神是咱们海外华人的一个学习榜样。

《乔老爷外传》新书2022年2月刚刚出版,赶快到亚马逊商店一睹为快!

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16岁的時候,作者被卷入上山下乡的洪流,到江西农村插队落户,在那里过着面朝黄土背朝天的日子,六年大好青春付诸东流。

38岁的时候,作者来到美国,为实现美国梦打拼,以一个38岁中年人的心力,做18岁年轻人的梦。从1000元美金开始,以「穷爸爸富爸爸」一书为教科书,胼手胝足,努力奋斗,如今30年过去,作者在美国站稳了脚跟,获得经济上的自由,积累了可观身家,成就了自己的美国梦,虽然不能与更成功人士相比,但发生在自己身上的点点滴滴,仍可称为小小传奇!

30年恰似恍惚一瞬间!人生如白駒過隙,真是太好的比喻。

将自己一生写下来的念头,萦绕在脑际已有一段时日。最近以来,每当我捧着茶杯、坐在客厅的沙发里独自沉思,过去的日子就会像走马灯一样,在眼前一幕一幕地上演,令作者心潮起伏、感慨万千,把自己的一生写下来,是为自己、为儿孙后代,也为那些像作者一样正在为自己的人生打拼的年轻人。

了解家庭用水的水压及”水锤”

#减压阀调节 #水压不足

最近由于所住的三谷都柏林(Dublin)市的硬水现象日益严重,我们不得不考虑安装硬水处理“软水器” (water softener)。问了好几家服务商,价钱约在 $2,800-3,300 左右。以前我们曾经装过 water conditioner ( H2O), 开始效果还是不错的,但到了后来连向我们推荐安装公司contractor都建议我们更换另外一种更好的。

邻居安装了全套的软水器,效果很满意,向我们推荐,我们打算才用他们的安装公司。他同时也向我们提到,安装后出现一个问题,后来软水器安装公司来检查发现他们必须更换 Water Presure Regulator (水压控制阀)。这时我才了解到 “水锤 – 家家都有的液压冲击波,全面解决方案”:

还有水锤噪音:Water hammer noise: how to check & eliminate? DIY method & procedure | Arrestor

Water Regulator

water-regulator 水压控制阀

大厨推荐 – 电动开罐头刀

Great Can Opener https://amzn.to/3jSQ9fL

POHL SCHMITT Electric Can Opener, Easy Push Down Lever, Knife Sharpener, Bottle Opener & Built-In Cord Storage, Opens All Standard-Size and Pop-Top Cans, Black.

 

Another one which is good for you to take out for a picnic or camping:

Kitchen Mama Electric Can Opener

Kitchen Mama Electric Can Opener

 

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图奥勒米牧场 Tuolumne Meadows

高地遁世之地,隐居者的天堂
Tuolumne Meadows 7943 Willow St, Wawona, CA 95389
Tuolumne Meadows
7943 Willow St, Wawona, CA 95389

图奥勒米牧场 (Tuolumne Meadows,也有人称图鲁米) 是优胜美地最受摄影师钟爱的地方之一,牧场位于花岗岩穹丘和山峰之下,面积广阔,草叶繁茂。牧场海拔 8,600 英尺/2,627 米,清新的。。。(前往原文网站阅读全文) 去优胜美地,不要错过这个地方!

Yosemite 优胜美地走透透!

Tuolumne Meadows

Facebook宣佈首批四個灣區保障房專案

Facebook決定對灣區四個新住房專案進行投入。這四個專案的目標人群是街頭流浪者、處於無家可歸邊緣的人和收入極低的人。

Facebook的Housing Initiative負責人Anu Natarajan說:「我們都生活在面臨無家可歸危機的社區中。」

該倡議已承諾提供1.5億元幫助解決住房危機。

週三,Facebook宣佈了包括Lighthouse at Grace在內的首批四個專案。Lighthouse at Grace將把San Jose州立大學附近一座前兄弟會建築改造成有約100個單元的多層綜合樓。

其他專案將落在San Jose、Alameda縣和一個在Sunnyvale的前科技場地。Facebook的資金使得它的一個合作夥伴以1400萬元價格買下Sunnyvale這塊地。 … 节选 =>> 请到《老中地方新闻阅读本文全文》

New Functions of Thermomix TM6

This YouTube (175 K views!)  was published in March, 2019 and after that the software system of TM6 has been updated a few times already, but it is a good in depth review of Thermomix TM6:  she mentioned fermentation mode (yogurt mode), which may be misleading (the temperature should be lower). Good that she pointed out!

Proving yeast bread (or yeasted bread) is never tried by me or my wife before. Maybe we should try that out sometimes. For those people who are used to Fahrenheit system,  please note that Sophia is using Celsius system  when she mentioned 180 degree is required for deep fry function which TM6 may not provide for safety reason. The highest TM6 can go is 160 degrees. She did say deep fry is NOT healthy and we should do it too often anyway.  “The cool thing is the fry mode exist! ”  A lot more exciting functions she mentioned at her own Thermomix blog.

Basic Initial Review:

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太太酷愛美食,我不愛做伙夫,但是滿足太太舌尖上的需求是老公的責任,咋辦?我們愛和朋友聚餐,打牙祭,吃好吃的,但我不愛動手,咋辦!? 美善品,amazingly,滿足我們的需要,解決了我的大問題!

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Khuang.com is changing

Khuang.com is changing for the 21th Century.

Yes Khuang.com was launched in 1996 and got famous for  South Florida China Town Online and was once featured on local community TV for 30 minute over a week.

Then it got popular for Chinese news and free Chinese lessons, teaching Mandarin and Cantonese.  Now if you search for “Mandarin & Cantonese” or “Cantonese & Mandarin” or “south florida chinatown” at Google, you will still find us in the first page and top search results.