I walk up to the counter at the grocery store and decide to pay with cash since it’s a small order. The cashier rings up my items, and it seems like any other routine transaction. But then I attempt to count out exact change. The quarters look like 10 NT coins from Taiwan, and the pennies are… Continue reading Counting Change
Charles and I (and my two sisters) have been home with my parents in Baldwinsville, New York for two weeks now. The jet lag has finally worn off, and we’re beginning to re-acclimate to American culture. We’ve done some shopping which is always a fun thing to come home to (you mean I can buy clothing my… Continue reading Summer Fun Has Begun!
During this Fall Break (a glorious week off from school), many of our Morrison staff friends headed to the beach or the mountains and enjoyed the beauty of Taiwan. We spent our time at home and at IKEA, choosing furniture to add to our collection, unpacking the final boxes that were cluttering our rooms, organizing… Continue reading Our Cozy Abode
I am looking out my living room window at the cement and tile high rise buildings that surround our apartment.
Being Away It’s hard to be away when tragedy strikes. By “away,” I mean anywhere that separates you from family or friends who are dealing with heartbreak and loss. It could even happen when a place that you love is hit by disaster and you’re not close enough to help or even to grieve with… Continue reading Reflections from Taiwan on Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey