Monthly Archives: November 2017

The leap years

It’s also called intercalary (闰年 in Chinese) when February has 29 days. According to this website, 1600 and 2000 have 29th day but 1700, 1800 and 1900 have not. This website explains: A normal year is defined as 365 days. … Continue reading

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The Vikings, the Brits and the Chinese

I’ve been on and off watching the television series (written and created by Michael Hirst for the History channel). Ragnar Lothbrok’s first wife Lagertha (Katheryn Winnick) is very pretty -:). The British Isles were invaded a few times, from 2000 … Continue reading

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Orchid in Nov 2017

This one is from Trader Joe’s, in a white vase. This one has the longest first bloom, from Nov 13, 2017, to June 14, 2018, and is still going. During the second bloom in 2019, two new buds are waiting … Continue reading

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