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 just put together and shared with our local Taichung community a pretty comprehensive list of all the furniture and big items we are selling since we're leaving Taiwan. Because it's an overseas move, it's cost-prohibitive to take most of our household items with us. That means selling couches and beds, bookshelves, dishes, … Continue reading Moving Sale…It’s Getting Real, Y’all
"Do you keep a blog anymore?" my youngest sister asked me yesterday. Yikes. Has it been that long since I've written? Yes, I still keep a blog, but in the midst of a very busy and somewhat tumultuous season of life, the blog has gotten a little dusty. So now it's time to blow off … Continue reading Goodbyes and Hellos
A lot has happened since I last had the time and presence of mind to write a blog post. These are some of the highlights (and lowlights?) of the last few months. My middle sister (who lives in China) had an ectopic pregnancy that almost took her life because she was bleeding internally for 2-3 days before … Continue reading Since Last I Wrote…
Charles and I have some big news to share: At the end of this school year, we are moving back to the U.S.A. We don't know exactly where we'll be moving or what we'll be doing, but we hope to at least be on the east coast near family (potentially in South Carolina near Charles' folks). We … Continue reading We’re Moving!