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[5] My 2017 Travel to the US -- Cute Amtrak and …!!! With native lang

The Seattle King Street Train Station was an L-shaped church-like building with a clock tower. Perhaps America’s road and aviation system...
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Apr 9, 2017 23:31
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[4] My 2017 Travel to the US -- Hello Seattle With native lang

On the way back to the light rail station, I enjoyed the beautiful campus scenery. It was lunchtime, but in order to save time, I just gr...
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Apr 9, 2017 23:09
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[3] My 2017 Travel to the US -- A Story of an iPhone With native lang

I got up after an hour’s sleep and headed to the airport. LA was indeed a melting pot -- while waiting in the security line, I found myse...
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Apr 9, 2017 00:33
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[2] My 2017 Travel to the US -- the Arrival With native lang

I boarded the night flight to LAX. There were many Indian and Thai people on the plane, the reason being that India and Thailand were too...
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Apr 8, 2017 01:11
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[1] My 2017 Travel to the US -- the Departure With native lang

I’ve just come back to China from the US. I spent a week there. It was definitely an amazing travel experience. I’d like to share with yo...
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Apr 6, 2017 20:51
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(2-2) Imagination, Deduction and Summary -- My Mnemonic Device for Studying English Words With native lang

In her article, my lang-8 friend listed 7 usages of the word "screw." [1] Dictionary definition: short for screwdriver. [2...
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Mar 23, 2017 01:05
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Spring is the Best Season? With native lang

“Spring has come. It’s becoming warm and flowers have started blooming.” I grew up hearing this at school, especially in Chinese reading ...
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Mar 21, 2017 02:14
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United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit With native lang

Last night I watched TV news for half an hour. I learned that some Attorney Generals had already filed an appeal against President Trump’...
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Mar 15, 2017 01:59
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Student Loans, Navient and IQ Tax With native lang

Today I read an article in "Bloomberg Markets " about US student loans. It was very interesting and impressive. We don’t have s...
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Mar 13, 2017 00:01
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Logan With native lang

The other day I went to watch the movie “Logan.” I enjoyed the movie but felt a bit sad at the same time -- Wolverine and Professor X bot...
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Mar 12, 2017 01:44
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Obamacare With native lang

Today I watched Speaker Ryan talking rapid-fire live on TV about the GOP’s plans for Medicaid. It looked like he was giving a lecture to ...
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Mar 10, 2017 02:28
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Airbnb With native lang

I’ve been searching for plane tickets online lately because I’m planning to visit Portland and Seattle sometime soon. I haven’t yet used ...
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Mar 7, 2017 03:28
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US: Online Marketplaces V.S. Retail Stores With native lang

Today I read a news article about the fact that many American youths tend to purchase things online such as on Amazon rather than in bric...
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Mar 4, 2017 02:23
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(2-2) Gerneral Tso's Chicken, Nuggets, and American History With native lang

The first part of this entry: http://lang-8.com/94674/journals/254677663048309302112097408748444617676 During WW II, China became an a...
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Mar 1, 2017 02:05
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(2-1) Gerneral Tso's Chicken, Nuggets, and American History With native lang

Two years ago, I ordered some Chinese food at a Panda Express while waiting for my plane at LAX. I ordered a dish of Orange Chicken, whic...
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Feb 28, 2017 12:05
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Hunanese Food With native lang

Yesterday, I went to a restaurant a colleague of mine strongly recommended to me. The place was hidden in an old block, but I assumed tha...
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Feb 26, 2017 01:03
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I Was Shanghaied! With native lang

The other day, when I watched the movie “La La Land,” I heard the leading male role yell to the leading female role, “I was shanghaied!” ...
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Feb 24, 2017 00:42
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(1) Why Are Chinese Patients Killing Their Doctors? With native lang

Every few weeks, my former high school classmates who work and live here have a get-together to catch up. Several of them are “doctors.” ...
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Feb 19, 2017 02:41
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Murdering Doctors With native lang

Today, I read a piece of news that a man broke in, stabbed and tried to kill a physician. Fortunately, the physician was saved. Actually,...
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Feb 17, 2017 01:12
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An Interesting Church With native lang

Last Sunday night, I took a walk after eating in a downtown restaurant and saw a newly built road. This road extended through a few old c...
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Feb 16, 2017 01:06