A Miracle. A Place We Can Call Home.

Wow. Can you believe it? It's been over three months, damn, almost four, since we arrived to Taiwan. It was all about festive celebrations when we first arrived due to Lunar New Year. That was way back in February. Lots happened since. I'll spare additional details but I wrote a bit about it here, here … Continue reading A Miracle. A Place We Can Call Home.

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The Leap from Thailand to Taiwan

My how time has flown. Our life of four years in Thailand has truly been an incredible adventure and journey. I thought I would be so brokenhearted by leaving Thailand. Essentially, to me, it means moving away from Burma. Chiang Mai and Mae Sot were the closest thing to my Burmese roots. The dream and … Continue reading The Leap from Thailand to Taiwan

The Process of De-owning a Home and A Very Important Life Lesson

    By this time last year, I was back in Houston, Texas, in preparation of selling our town-home in Midtown Houston.  It has been a rental house since we left in July 2010.  Our house needed some major repairs and only one of us could return to oversee both the repairs and the sale … Continue reading The Process of De-owning a Home and A Very Important Life Lesson

A New Home in Chiang Mai (August 2013)

This is the 4th time we have moved and this time, I feel it is a good fit for our family needs and our budget. When we simplified our lives and moved to Chiang Mai in 2010 with five suitcases, we started out in a studio and quickly realized it was way too small for … Continue reading A New Home in Chiang Mai (August 2013)

An Update: One Year After “Online Overdose is Harmful for OUR Family”

About a year ago, we wrote a post on why "Online Overdose is Harmful for OUR Family." A few months later we wrote this one "Disconnect to Reconnect 2012."  We still spend quite a number of hours on-line. However, we've made a lot of effort to minimize  distractions while maximizing our attention to family and … Continue reading An Update: One Year After “Online Overdose is Harmful for OUR Family”

A 4th Grader in Year 5. Oh My!

My dear M, Back in June,before the summer,  before we went back to the US,  you had to say "goodbye"  to a few of  your friends you've known since year 3, 2010.   I knew that  it was not an easy thing for you to do.  Let's do our best to  keep in touch with … Continue reading A 4th Grader in Year 5. Oh My!