This past year has been a slow whirlwind of new experiences. I began taking Mandarin language classes this past summer. I got engaged and married this spring. Leo and I […]
You seem so tired with only your head resting upon a communal bar top. Mouth agape, eyes quivering beneath thin eyelids. With a long and gentle gasp your mind sends […]
You come over and see the suburban manicured landscape, yellowing in areas but with some exotic flowers strewn about. I wave you forward, afraid of your opinions and push you through […]
I hold a basement full of prisoners. Some are beautiful creatures whose cells I’ve decorated with wild flower field murals, and visit when I’m the happiest. Others are malforged beings that I’d […]
Some people imagine large crowds naked, or perhaps in underwear if their thoughts are of a more modest sense. Do they do it as a form of mental self-defense; putting […]
*There is currently no roller derby in Taiwan. I played roller derby a few years ago and still follow it to this day; speaking about it to anyone who’s never […]
I had a very strange reaction at a stationery store yesterday. My mouth began to salivate.
It’s been a year and 15 days since I arrived in Taiwan and I’m still here! When I first decided that I would like to live in a foreign country for […]
Goodbye 2014. Hello 2015! Last year I celebrated by attending an all you could eat and drink event hosted by The Regal Beagle and attended by all of my oldest San […]
I took the train the other day. It wasn’t the first time, but it was the first time I’d taken it out of the city. I’d been thinking about going […]
One strange thing that has happened since about the 2nd week I was here was that random people would ask to take a photo with me. The first few times […]
Wow, I should definitely update more often! There are so many adventures I’ve had that I want to share. I’ll try to post a few within the next few days!