双语美文:飞机上的陌生人

People are good.人性是善良的。Today on my flight to Denver,今天我乘飞机前往丹佛市the pilot announced that they were expecting some turbulence as we descended.当飞机准备降落的时候,驾驶员广播通知乘客,我们可能会遇到气流A woman in the rear of the plane was afraid of flying坐在飞机后排的一位女士很害怕乘飞机  and became ve

2020-07-06 19:21:00

双语美文:每天早上准时说早安的人

My boyfriend works a typical 8 to 5 job, Monday through Friday.我男朋友有一份典型的朝九晚五的工作,从周一到周五。He's always the first to text good morning他总是第一个来向我问早安的人 because I usually sleep in.因为我经常会睡过头I've noticed that everyday我每天都会发现  that he's at work, at exactly 8:36am

2020-07-04 19:21:00

双语美文:你会后悔吗

Most things aren't nearly as bad as you think they'll be一件坏事发生的时候,我们常常会把它想象的极其糟糕,事后却发现并非如此-- except regret.除了“后悔”这件事。Regret is worse.“后悔”这件事,比你想象的还要糟糕Often we procrastinate我们时常会拖延  or straight up或者简单的说  don't do things that we know we need to do我们会拒绝那些

2020-07-04 19:21:00

双语美文:无家可归的大学生活 是命运对我最好的赏赐

I grew up 3 hours outside of Pittsburgh,我在距离彼得堡3小时车程的地方长大with my mother and 3 younger siblings .与我母亲,还有三个弟妹同住My mom was a single mother我母亲是一个单亲妈妈and worked a minimum wage job,干活只能挣到极少的钱so we never had much,我们的生活一直捉襟见肘but that was OK,可是没有关系we made ends mee

2020-06-30 19:35:00

双语美文:悄悄告诉你 为什么我总是如此开心

Optimism isn't believing everything is great,“乐观”并不是指,相信一切都非常好it's believing that there is always will be a reason to be happy.而是相信,一定可以找到一个理由,让自己开心起来People wonder why I'm so happy all the time许多人感到疑问,为什么我总是那么快乐  and take things in stride.一切都能泰然处之I'm

2020-06-29 19:46:00

双语美文:摔倒的小女孩

So most Sundays事情是这样的,几乎每个星期天I bang out a quick 5km run around my local park,我都会在家附近公园里小小的跑上5公里it resets my body clock这会让我的生物钟重归正轨after a weekend在之前的周末两天playing video games我都在玩电子游戏or writing until like 3am.或写作直至凌晨3点So这一天as I'm getting to the last half a

2020-06-29 19:46:00

双语美文:简单的赞美 好过一切套路!

It was one busy morning in those rush hours那是一个忙碌的早晨,正是早高峰时段  when I hopped into the bus heading town to run some errands,我刚跳上公交车的门槛,准备进城去办事  I sat next to some guy his name was Musa.一个男子坐在我的旁边,他的名字叫MusaHe said hi and I replied with a smile他对我打招呼,我回之以微笑an

2020-06-23 19:42:00

双语美文:深呼吸,然后相信

I had to put the following quote into practice 25 years ago25年前,我曾反复念诵一句话when I was asked to give a speech at my precious friend Evy's wedding.因为我应邀参加从前的好友Evy的婚礼,必须作一番演讲"Sometimes the best thing you can do is“有时,你能做的最好的事,”  not think, not wonder, not im

2020-06-23 19:42:00

双语美文:最危急的时刻 也是最好的契机

And the people stayed home.于是,人们闭门不出And read books,他们阅读书籍and listened, and rested, and exercised,他们倾听,休息,锻炼and made art, and played games,做艺术品,玩游戏and learned new ways of being,学习新的生活方式and were still.保持沉静的状态And listened more deeply.人们能更深入的倾听Some meditated

2020-06-23 19:42:00

双语美文:有人夸我的裙子很美

I am a dark skinned girl living in a country我是一个有着深色皮肤的女孩,在我生活的地方  which places white skinned people on a pedestal 浅色皮肤的人都被奉若神明 and looks down on people with even slightly dark skin tone.而那些深色皮肤的人,哪怕肤色只是略微深暗,也会遭到鄙夷Since I am very dark skinned,由于我的皮肤颜色十分深暗

2020-06-23 19:42:00

双语美文:你是否曾经……

Have you ever been completely alone?你是否曾经,无任何旁人陪伴,一个人独处?Have you ever walked for hours on end with no goal in mind?你是否曾经,连续几个小时一个人漫步,心中不带任何目的地或目标?Have you ever attempted to become better for yourself?你是否曾经努力变成更好的自己?In our world people are never alone在当下的世

2020-06-14 18:41:00

双语美文:没关系,你可以出差错

When I was in my 30's and newly married,当我刚刚三十岁出头,新婚燕尔I followed my husband to his native Japan.我随着丈夫去了他的日本老家His mother lived in a small town婆婆住在一个小镇子里where a son bringing home his American wife was unheard of.从没有人听说过谁家的儿子带个美国媳妇回来Japanese households were

2020-06-14 18:41:00

双语美文:坐在我身后的那家人 谢谢你们

To The Family Who Sat Behind Us...坐在我们后面的那家人,我想对你们说Thank you.谢谢你们I’m a young, black guy我是一个年轻的非裔男子who walked into a Waffle House with a much older white guy.有一天,我与一位比我年长许多的白人老爷爷一起走进一家烘培店You could tell from how much we were laughing and smiling at each oth

2020-06-08 19:52:00

双语美文:做自己就好

My Aunt Carmeleta was the wife of my mother's youngest brother Fred.我母亲最小的弟弟名叫Fred,我的婶婶,即Fred的妻子,名叫carmeleta  Even though my Uncle Fred died many years ago尽管Fred叔叔很多年前就去世了and Aunt Carmeleta is now married to KenCarmeleta婶婶又嫁给了一个名叫Ken的男子I still consider h

2020-06-06 19:45:00

双语美文:第一次听到猫打呼噜,我哭了

I began to lose my hearing about ten years ago,大约十年前我开始失去听力when I was in the military.那时我正在服役My husband and I got a cat about five years ago.大约五年前,我和丈夫有了一只小猫I've never owned a cat before,我从没养过猫so I had no idea所以我完全不知道what kind of noises they made猫会发出什么样的

2020-06-06 19:45:00

双语美文:狗狗跑上高速公路 幸而他们出现了

One day my little dog Milo escaped the fenced yard of a friend in Vancouver and ran off.有一天,我带着我的小狗Milo去拜访一位居住在温哥华的朋友,小狗从围栏逃了出去,跑不见了。We suspect he run away after the 4th fireworks.那个晚上有焰火晚会,我们猜想,它是在第四个焰火升空后逃走的。He ran for miles他一连跑了数公里  all the way to the

2020-06-02 20:04:00

双语美文:那个每天让我蹭饭的人

My wife was homeless as a teenager.我的妻子十几岁的时候,曾是个无家可归的可怜人On Friday afternoons,每到周五的下午a "business man" would walk up to her一个“生意人”就会走到她身旁and ask her if she was hungry.问她肚子饿不饿She would say yes,她总会回答,是的and he would take her into the restaurant on the corne

2020-05-29 20:13:00

双语美文:生命中最好的东西都是免费的

I saw the most beautiful thing ever one morning.某个早晨,我看到了世间最美的东西It was early with a slight frost on the ground,时候尚早,地上还有薄薄的冰霜and I was walking on dewy grass down to the horse paddocks 我踩在结着露珠的草地上,向养马的围场走去- my mind on the days chores.心里想着这一天要干的活儿Suddenly a

2020-05-27 19:51:00

双语美文:收喵吗,买一送四的那种!

"Kindness like a boomerang always returns" 善良就像回旋飞镖,总会回到出发的地方Many years ago there were no leash laws.许多年以前,宠物系绳的法规还没有颁布People's pets were allowed to roam around freely.人们的宠物可以自由的四处奔跑It was hard to tell sometimes if an animal was someone's pet or a str

2020-05-25 20:02:00

双语美文:我找到了丈夫的秘密

We keep no secrets from each other. 我和丈夫彼此之间没有秘密。I went looking for one of our old credit cards. 有一天,我去找一张旧信用卡He has a few little hidey holes for important stuff, 丈夫有一些小小的藏宝洞,里面都放着重要的东西he's like WALL-E, 他就像WALL-E机器里so I went to his bedside table, bottom

2020-05-21 20:01:00