I've been behind on my posts because this is a big turning point in my life right now. My teaching in Taiwan for the past two years will be coming to an end in two weeks, and I'm currently trying to figure out what my next step will be. I'm currently working on the logistics, … Continue reading Update


Giveaway #2

I'm feeling particularly generous today. How about another giveaway? Leave a comment by next Wed., June 9, anywhere on this blog, and I'll mail the winner a big package of Hi-Chews. (They're only the best candy ever.) [EDIT] The winner was Paul! These yummies are coming your way soon!

The Sea-Urchin-Over-Rice Place

There's a restaurant hidden away in the Neihu Technological Park. It started out as a wholesale seafood company selling their goodies at a pop-up place next door complete with picnic tables and patio furniture. Now, they've remodeled, and it's a full-fledged amazing seafood/sashimi restaurant with lines out the door and reservations that need to be … Continue reading The Sea-Urchin-Over-Rice Place

Family Visit, Week Two

The family has gone back to the states. It was a hectic two weeks crammed with visits and meals with friends and relatives that my parents haven't seen in at least ten years. I took three days off work the second week so I could spend some quality time with them. We traveled to Ilan, … Continue reading Family Visit, Week Two

Family Visit, Week One

My parents and brother finally made a visit back to Taiwan to come see me. They haven't been back in nine years, and to them, Taipei has changed so much. We've been eating a lot this past week with me taking them out for the good places I know and with our scores of relatives … Continue reading Family Visit, Week One

After-Workout Meal

This is my after-workout meal. It's light, it's simple, and it tastes good. How much would you pay for this in the States? I'd say $10-$15. Guess how much I got it for? $70NT ($2.24USD) Each of those bad boys are $10NT($0.32USD) each. Granted, they're not grade A quality sushi, but still not bad for … Continue reading After-Workout Meal