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Learning Japanese Is Not Difficult

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I'm not currently learning Japanese. I'm saving this video because this language is on the back burner, so to speak, and so I may need to be able to find the link to the Japanese grammar page in the future. This could be a motivational video for some people learning Japanese.

How to care for Phalaenopsis Orchids - Watering, fertilizing, reblooming

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How to care for Phalaenopsis Orchids - Watering, fertilizing, reblooming



A video about the care of Phalaenopsis orchids. I'm new to taking care of one of these pretty plants so I was shopping for soil and such on Amazon today.

Phalaenopsis orchids are some of the most beautiful orchids we can have.
Still, there is a lot of confusion regarding their care, when actually
things are really easy. Hope you find this useful and feel free to ask
me anything in a comment. Enjoy!

Roots of the Russian Language: An Elementary Guide to Wordbuilding

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Wandering around Facebook this morning, I saw another #fluentshelfie post meant to participate in Fluent's Summer Giveaway. (The contest ends the day after tomorrow.)

Though most of my language books are on my Kindle Fire these days, I do have a few paperbacks strewn all over the house. They aren't in one place because I'm using them regularly enough they get moved a pile in the computer room, a stack on the nightstand, and the rest are (of course) all neatly stored on a bookshelf in one easy to photograph place!

Enough about the contest...

The photo today reminded me that since I have a blog that I've been using to talk about learning languages, I've been meaning to put up a "virtual bookshelf" pointing out some useful (or not so useful) books that I've found.

I'll start with a quick and simple review of the book Roots of the Russian Language: An Elementary Guide to Wordbuilding by George Z. Patrick. Here's the description: "Designed to…