Technically we don't have a home of our own just yet. We've been staying with family members in North and South of Taiwan and at Bed and Breakfast accommodations on the East Coast. Our 18 days across the East coast in March has been eye-opening and has allowed us to see the possibilities of being … Continue reading Our New Home
Through our travels and lifestyle we have learned the value of drinking tea. One of them is for social reasons. I am writing this post while we are in Taiwan which will become our home in 2015. Traditionally in Taiwan, when a visitor arrives to a home, the host offers tea and snacks. … Continue reading Family Fun Foto: Tea Time in Burma
In the 1940s, Lintianshan was one of the largest forestry centers in Taiwan. It has been renovated into a forestry exhibition center by the Taiwanese Government and has become a popular attraction in eastern Taiwan. During our 3-day quick-and-dirty bus tour around the country, a quick 45 minutes stop here was included. We are … Continue reading Family Fun Foto: The Whisper at Lintianshan (林田山)
If you are a parent, you'd totally understand this. Children are honest, funny and spontaneous. Emma is all that and more. Lately, Jack was going through the video tapes he made when Emma was a baby and they reminded me of how precious those tapes are, truly. I can never have those days back. I … Continue reading Voices of Emma: Who Let the Rain Down?
A few weeks ago Flat Stanley Lambchop from Texas came to visit us in Chiang Mai, Thailand. We have brought Stanley just about everywhere we went. We have forgotten him a few times at home! Sorry Stanley! Let us see where Stanley has gone to so far! First day in Chiang Mai and met our … Continue reading Flat Stanley Came for a Visit
Today is the first day being back in Chiang Mai after being away in Taiwan since 20 December 2013. Here are the photos I posted on Facebook. Still posting more slowly! 🙂 It's Monday and Emma went off to school excited about giving her 25 friends sticker cards she personally selected for them while in … Continue reading The Day After Taiwan
Yee Ping holds a special place in my heart since the first year we celebrated it here in Chiang Mai. I fondly wrote about it here, four years ago. Each year, before the festival arrives, I find myself reminiscing and reflecting upon the year before and how lucky we are that we have been living … Continue reading Yee Ping 2013: Our 4th Year in Chiang Mai