Taiwan · Travel

Tropical Oasis in a Concrete Jungle

I've mentioned before that I don't really like living in the city. Yes, I've learned to truly appreciate the convenience of being able to walk most places, but I will never get used to gazing out our living room windows at the tile facade of another high rise. I miss the green of trees and grass and… Continue reading Tropical Oasis in a Concrete Jungle

Home Cooking · Taiwan

Southern Style Sausage Gravy and Biscuits

Yesterday, I posted on Facebook a picture of our home-cooked dinner of southern style sausage gravy and biscuits. Here's the picture: It generated more comments and likes than I expected because, I mean, who really wants to see pictures of other people's dinners? We're so over that.  But, I got several messages from friends asking… Continue reading Southern Style Sausage Gravy and Biscuits


Getting to Know the Neighborhood

We live downtown in Taichung, Taiwan in an area that is close to just about everything. The hospital where we get our medications and see our doctors is a walk away. We have a pretty little park around the corner. There are bakeries and tea shops, clothing stores and hair salons, grocery stores and restaurants on… Continue reading Getting to Know the Neighborhood

Cultural Experience · Foreigner in Formosa · Taiwan

{Foreigner in Formosa} Lee’s Restaurant

It's funny how distance and travel time are relative. I used to think that driving from KY to NJ and back during a four-day weekend wasn't so bad (only twelve hours each way), but now the thought of going four and a half hours to Kenting seems like a looooong trip. Maybe it's because Taiwan is so much… Continue reading {Foreigner in Formosa} Lee’s Restaurant

Personal Update · Taiwan · Travel

A Happy Hatchling Easter

In my last post, I talked about the season of life in which I find myself: one that has been challenging but through which I am able to see God's grace and provision. One healing aspect of walking this difficult road is celebrating small victories and accomplished daily goals. One such victory was that over Spring… Continue reading A Happy Hatchling Easter