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Sakaeさん: Sakae's diary
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ブログタイトルSakae's diary
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サイト紹介文高齢出産、転勤族妻の英語日記です。生け花、写真、英語の勉強、手作りの物などを楽しんでいます。
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Sakae さんのブログ記事

  • 実践ビジネス英語12/2018問題文
  • The Writers’ Workshop 12月号問題文 「シャーロック・ホームズ」の解説 At present in the 21st century, an unprecedented boom of Sherlock Holmes has continued. There is no doubt that one of the major factors is BBC drama, SHERLOCK. The drama series were based on the idea from "If Sherlock Holmes and Watson were modern people,"and produced with intelligence and stylish. So, they were enthusiastically [続きを読む]
  • Ikebana 11/28/2018
  • I had composed this arrangement of Bottle Brush (金宝樹、又はブラシノキ), Gold dust dracaena (ゴッドセフィアナ)
    , and Iris (アイリス).After I learned how to arrange them on Nov. 28, I took a test today, Dec.2. It was the last test for me
    in Hakodate. I got 95 points and its placard stood beside my arrangement. I was very glad and thanked my teacher. ↓These works w
    ere arranged by a professor. The [続きを読む]
  • 実践ビジネス英語11/2018問題文
  • Prince / When Doves CryThis introduction impressed me very much when I listened to it from a radio for the first time a long time ago. The Writers’ Workshop 11月号問題文 「高齢化社会」の解説 "I've finished raising my children. I'll retire soon. Now, the latter half of my life has just started. I'll fully enjoy my life. I've worked hard for my family, but I'll do what I like from now on. You only [続きを読む]
  • bread making class
  • I joined a bread making class.Same as last year, we learned how to make some bread and pizza, and we had the pizza and salad for l
    unch there. I enjoyed it very much. After coming home with them, my son had many of them.Clockwise, Ge ge ge no Kitaro bread (a bo
    y face), Melon one, Bacon & Cheese one, Curry one, Cream one, and Sausage one.Kitaro and Melon bread have chocolate cream in them.
    [ Ingredi [続きを読む]
  • take care of my parents in November 2018
  • My brother moved to his hometown to take care of our parents last April. My mother was not able to walk suddenly about a month ago
    . So, she hasn't been able to take care of my father well since then. My father has dementia, but he likes to go out. When he
    went out, sometimes with his pajamas, or sometimes without his shoes, and got lost three times in total recently. Fortunately, ki
    nd people broug [続きを読む]
  • Ikebana 10/24/2018
  • I had composed this arrangement of Ilex Serrata (ウメモドキ), Gerbera (ガーベラ), Livistona (リビストニア), and Grass Tree (スチールグラス).↑Komagatake (駒ケ岳)The other day, I visited a geyser with a friend of mine in Shikabe. The 103℃ spring comes up to 15m height every 12 minutes. We enjoyed a footbath and autumn leaves there, too. P.S. You can see the corrections of this article on the comme [続きを読む]
  • squid dishes
  • Hakodate is famous for squid.I've heard "Squid! Squid!" from a mobile store a few times before, but the number of s
    quid has been decreasing here recently. I don't know whether or not they still go around to sell them even in the area near t
    he sea.In summer, some citizens enjoy "squid dancing" at the festival every year. I like it, but I can't dance it.Y
    esterday, my friend's father went fishing for [続きを読む]
  • 実践ビジネス英語10/2018問題文
  • Chicago / Hard To Say I'm SorryThe Writers’ Workshop 10月号問題文 「高齢化社会」の解説Yuichiro Miura successfully reached the top of Mt. Everest at the age of eighty. He was the oldest climber in the world to pull it off. His remarkable achievement surely cheered up a lot of people.Among the eighty-year-old people, some are disabled, and some challenge to climb mountains such as Mt. Everest. Wha [続きを読む]
  • Ikebana 10/3/2018
  • I composed this arrangement of Celastrus Orbiculatus (ツルウメモドキ), Gentian (竜胆、リンドウ), and Babyhands (木苺ベビーハンズ) on Oct. 3.One of my family members is supposed to be able to choose a restaurant in the one's birthday month.My birthday is in this month, so, I chose an eel restaurant. These days, eels are so expensive that I can't eat them so often. I usually buy one at a supermarket [続きを読む]
  • Ikebana 9/19/2018
  • I took a monthly Ikebana test on Sep. 9. These two works were arranged by the professor.I composed this arrangement of Celastrus Orbiculatus (ツルウメモドキ), Gentian (リンドウ), and Babyhands (木苺ベビーハンズ) on Spt.19.When my son will enter a high school, I'll have to make boxed lunch for him every morning. It's headache. I want him to make it by himself every Friday at least. In case that he [続きを読む]
  • Autumn Stamps 2018
  • I bought a sheet of stamps for Greetings Autumn. These pictures are very beautiful. I wish I took beautiful photos like them. Howe
    ver, it's impossible for my camera. Mine is small and light to be able to be put in my bag always. Professional photographers
    always have big cameras. I like taking photos, but I don't want to carry big one.Autumn has come here. I have started cleani
    ng windows one by on [続きを読む]
  • 実践ビジネス英語09/2018問題文
  • The Writers’ Workshop 9月号問題文 「アニメ」の解説Whenever I see the movie "Tonari no Totoro", I feel something mysterious and warmhearted, like making me come back to somewhere, or taking me to far away, on the other hand, making present myself conscious very strongly.I had the same feeling when I saw the movie "Tonari no Totoro" for the first, second, and the third time. How many times has I s [続きを読む]
  • Ikebana 9/5/2018
  • I had composed this arrangement of Broom (石化エニシダ), Golden Lace (女郎花、オミナエシ), Small Chrysanthemum (小菊), and Leatherleaf Fern (レザーファン). The chinese character, 女郎花, is pronounced "ominaeshi" in Japanese. It's difficult for me. I sometimes forget it.After three early in the morning on Sep. 6th, my cellphone alarmed loud, "Earthquake! Earthquake!". I jumped up from my bed and [続きを読む]
  • the result of my general check-ups
  • You've Got A Friend / Carole KingI received the results of my general check-ups.I wasn't surprised to see them very much
    because they have not been good recently. Some of them got worse than last year. I have to have more detail check-ups.(From A to
    G)Blood pressure DCholesterol level FUrine DElectrocardiogram BBreast DHealth is better than wealth.P.S. You can see the correctio
    ns of this article o [続きを読む]
  • a kind couple
  • This is the first and the last pages of Hokkaido newspaper on August 25th, 2018.A rock band, GLAY, has a concert this weekend (25t
    h and 26th) in Hakodate, Hokkaido. All of the members are from Hakodate. It says 50,000 fans will get together. I won't go th
    ere though.By the way, my son and I went to Sapporo by train the other day.I had already reserved two seats for us before. On that
    day, we left h [続きを読む]
  • summer vacation
  • It's 18℃ in Hakodate now. I used an electric fan for several days this summer. It was much cooler than last summer.We didn't travel far away during summer vacation. Instead of that, I had general check-ups. I was about to vomit barium when I took it. I really hate it. I had refrain from sweets before the check-ups, so, I enjoy eating anything I want now.My son is not good at math. He said that he [続きを読む]
  • Donan Isaribi Railway
  • I sometimes go to Goryokaku Park to take for a walk. There is a library next to it, so, I read some books there, too.Last week, so
    me flowers in the park were beautiful.A foreigner was taking pictures in my way, so, I was waiting for a while. I had thought he m
    ight say thank you to me. I was preparing to say "You're welcome!" Communicating with foreigners only even one word
    in English is happy for [続きを読む]
  • 実践ビジネス英語08/2018問題文
  • The Writers’ Workshop 8月号問題文 「アニメ」の解説I saw a movie, 'In this Corner of the World', at the theater, Theatre Shinjuku, in 2016. After the movie was finished, every audience around me was motionless."How did I understand this movie?"They looked confused like this.If I was asked "Was it interesting?", I would say "Yes, but not just it."Then, if I was asked "Did it make you cry?", I woul [続きを読む]
  • Ikebana 7/25/2018
  • I found these pretty flowers nearby. I think it is a kind of vine weed, but I don't know its name.(I checked it on the Intern
    et later on, and I learned it was Rough Potato or Metaplexis Japonica, ガガイモ).Now hydrangeas are blooming here in Hokkaido.
    They are very beautiful. My Ikebana teacher had picked some flowers including hydrangeas from her garden for me. I arranged two w
    orks in a free styl [続きを読む]
  • Rolled Omelette 卵焼き
  • When I was in junior high school, one of my friends ate the rolled omelette from my boxed lunch made by my mother, and she said &q
    uot;it's delicious!". I was surprised to hear this, because I had thought that any home made rolled omelette was almost
    the same taste except that the only difference was salty or sweet. Mine made by my mother always tasted sweet. I remember she used
    some Japanese sake and s [続きを読む]
  • retire from a soccer mom
  • I took a monthly Ikebana test last Sunday.A professor arranged two works for us there. As for the first picture, it was arranged v
    ery simply as removing unnecessary leaves. I thought it was so beautiful.By the way, I went to watch the last soccer game of my so
    n last week.He has played soccer since he was about 7 years old. I had to drive him to the soccer fields here and there, not only
    after scho [続きを読む]
  • Ikebana 7/4/2018
  • I had composed this arrangement of Sunflower (ヒマワリ), Gold dust dracaena (ゴッドセフィアナ), Allium (丹頂アリアム), and Solidago (ソリダコ).I found some sweets which contain few additives at the supermarket again.I can't say how much my body fat percentage is here because it's terrible. When I see my son eating them in front of me, I can't bear. I should reduce them as much as possible.P.S. Yo [続きを読む]
  • 実践ビジネス英語07/2018問題文
  • The Writers’ Workshop 7月号問題文 「仕事と心理」の解説"Alas, I'm getting sleepy after coming back to the office from lunch."What would you do then?① I would rush to the restroom and take a nap in the private room secretly just after the lunch break.② I would hold on until around one thirty, and then I would pretend to be thinking something at the desk, but actually take a nap.③ I would work [続きを読む]
  • unexpected kimono obi
  • A friend of mine introduced me a buckwheat-noodle restaurant the other day.We went there by car. It took about half an hour. The r
    estaurant was in the deserted area. It is open only from 11:30 to 14:00 on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. Moreover, it is limited to
    about 15 dishes per day. So, we had booked beforehand.There were buckwheat fields. I was not sure which they were, but there were
    other fie [続きを読む]