The past six months have been exhausting. I haven't written much on the blog because life has been happening at warp speed. On the list of significant life stressors, Charles and I can check off four major ones for this season of our lives: moving, new jobs, marriage, and sickness. Add to that the culture … Continue reading Holiday Blessings
Today, I was surprised by my sisters, my mom (who's visiting Taiwan for two weeks), and friends with a beautiful bridal shower. It was such a blessing to spend time laughing and talking with everyone. Here are a few photos of the wonderful event. Thanks to all who made this possible!
It's a wonderful thing to share life with friends. It's even more wonderful when friends travel halfway around the world with you to experience your life in another country. In the three years I've lived in Taiwan, I've had two lovely friends come to visit from America: Sarah (left) and Beth (right). The connection I … Continue reading Friends Overseas
I am having a great time traveling through the States and seeing friends and family. I feel like everywhere I go, I experience a little piece of home. Taiwan is home now, but so are Wilmore and Lexington, New Jersey and New York, Virginia, and all the people who have been and are a significant part … Continue reading A Little Piece of Home
This is Lael, the 4 1/2 year-old daughter of two of my closest friends from Asbury, Liz and Aaron. On my way from New York to Kentucky, I stopped in Ohio to see these friends, and I gave Lael a special Taiwanese farmer's hat. I think she makes a very cute farmer. It is so … Continue reading My Little Chinese Farmer