Thinking Out Loud As September winds down, draws to a close, and becomes a distant memory, October appears on the horizon and brings with it a sense of hope and a time to accomplish great things. September was a great month. I got back in the ‘blogging’ swing of things and started to re-brand my blog … More Thinking Out Loud: October Goals
A good friend of mine recently sent me a message when she saw one of my latest posts. She suggested that I create a post dedicated entirely to sharing my photos containing only bees and flowers. I know I have shared quite a few on my personal facebook page but I have decided to only … More A Collection of Bee and Flower Photos (Taken in Taiwan)
I would be the first person to admit that I am not a very ‘computer savvy’ person. Any new task, even the smallest or easiest one that requires three clicks of the mouse, may take me 2 or 3 hours to figure out and complete. So, you can imagine my surprise when I just created a channel on … More My First Video: The Changing of the Guards at CKS Memorial Hall in Taipei, Taiwan
The calmness of the lake provides the perfect mirrored reflection of the walkway and pavillon. This picture was taken on a beautiful evening in Meinong, Taiwan – the topic of the next travel post that I am working on which will be published in the next few days. For me, personally, I love to slow town feel of … More Evening Stillness in Meinong, Taiwan
9 years ago, on September 23rd, 2005, a priest started a church wedding ceremony in Canada by directing the following statement towards the Taiwanese groom. ‘It must be true love because I have never heard of anyone who has traveled this far to say ‘I do.’ And it is true love! Celebrating 9 years of … More True Love – Celebrating 9 Years!
As I write this, claps of thunder are pounding through the air and lighting is illuminating the sky. It appears that Typhoon Fung-Wong is on its way, but we are prepared. This picture was taken this afternoon. It is an unaltered, raw, natural picture!! I hope Fung-Wong (meaning Phoenix) looses strength as it makes landfall in Taiwan. Like … More It looks like Typhoon Fung-Wong is Heading Towards Taiwan!
The man, pictured in this photo wearing warrior make-up, was part of a temple celebration in Lugang (often spelled Lukang), Taiwan. This particular Matzu temple (天后宮) is the oldest of its kind in Taiwan and hosts several elaborate celebrations throughout the year. The photo was captured during one of the first temple celebrations I ever witnessed in Taiwan. Also, … More The Eyes of a Warrior – Temple Celebration in Lugang (鹿港), Taiwan ( 台灣)
Sometimes it takes a lot of effort to capture (what you consider to be) ‘the perfect shot’ and this is the prime example. Even though this picture was taken on a beautiful sunny day in Taiwan with perfect natural lighting, other factors made this photo rather difficult to capture. However, persistence was the key and … More Vibrant Sunflower & Busy Bee in Taiwan
I love exploring Taiwan at sunset – especially when you can enjoy views like this!