Taking a Plane: What it is like to Fly with My Canadian Wife

I once again hand my blog over to my husband today. [The handsome guy in the picture below] This is sort of a follow-up to last Friday’s post entitled ‘The Toughest Moment to Relive: Sharing the First Excerpt of My Book’ Hope you enjoy! I’m not Afraid of being High When I was a kid, I … More Taking a Plane: What it is like to Fly with My Canadian Wife

Round and Circular – [Photographing 2105] The Fourth Week

It is hard to believe that four weeks has passed since I rang in the new year by watching a massive display of fireworks. 2015 has been a whirlwind of an adventure so far – stumbling upon two massive dragons, photographing temples, putting a face to the name and the blog, not to mention listing my hopes … More Round and Circular – [Photographing 2105] The Fourth Week

You Never Know What You’ll Find: Two Massive Dragons in Changhua County, Taiwan [A Photo Essay]

Last Sunday, my husband and I left home for a day of sightseeing and adventure. We really had no destination in mind. We just wanted to get out and enjoy the day. The weather was warm and the day was rather beautiful. Little did we know, when we took the road less traveled, that we … More You Never Know What You’ll Find: Two Massive Dragons in Changhua County, Taiwan [A Photo Essay]

The Toughest Moment to Relive: Sharing the First Excerpt from My Book

Experiences that Shape Our Lives We, as bloggers and writers, constantly put ourselves out there through sharing our experiences and as you probably already know, some memories are easier to relive and reveal than others. Some written reflections bring us back to the very moment of fear and shakes us to the core. It is … More The Toughest Moment to Relive: Sharing the First Excerpt from My Book

Sometimes Big IS Really Better – [Photographing 2015] The Third Week

The Third Week I have been real busy the last couple of days and I haven’t been devoting near enough time to answering and replying to comments. It is not that I don’t want to as I love communicating with all of you and it’s not because I have nothing to say. It is because I … More Sometimes Big IS Really Better – [Photographing 2015] The Third Week

Taking Taiwan By Storm: 1600 Paper Pandas and 200 Paper Formosan Black Bears

It all started last year in March. Sixteen hundred paper pandas and 200 paper Formosan black bears took to the streets, subways, and local tourist attractions in Taipei. I saw pictures of these paper cuties plastered all over the Taiwan news and social media pages. They were causing quite the stir – in a positive … More Taking Taiwan By Storm: 1600 Paper Pandas and 200 Paper Formosan Black Bears

This is Me: Putting a Face to the Name and the Blog

Blogging Anonymously Once I click the publish button today, there is no turning around, there is no turning back. There is no reversing my actions. My blogging ‘mask’ is gone, the ‘curtains’ have been lifted. I have been blogging anonymously from the start, from the beginning. I found something safe about that. No one could … More This is Me: Putting a Face to the Name and the Blog

I Just Can’t Get Enough… – [Photographing 2015] My Second Week of 2015 in Photos!

…of temples, that is! I just can’t get enough of temples and my excursions during my free time these past few weeks seemed to have been gravitating towards those dragons. The weather has been really co-operating as well with bright blue skies most days, creating ideal conditions and lighting to get those perfect photos (well, … More I Just Can’t Get Enough… – [Photographing 2015] My Second Week of 2015 in Photos!

Dancing Lions and Painted-Face Warriors: A Temple Celebration in Lugang (Lukang), Taiwan [A Photo-Essay]

My General Impressions about Lugang I must admit that I love Lugang (often spelled ‘Lukang’) and I love visiting the place. The place is rich with history and there is always something unique and different that captures my attention every time I visit. I know it gets a bad rap by most foreigners, as the … More Dancing Lions and Painted-Face Warriors: A Temple Celebration in Lugang (Lukang), Taiwan [A Photo-Essay]

Bears, Bears, Everywhere: The 2014 Teddy Bear Lohas Carnival in Taichung, Taiwan (2014泰迪熊台中樂活嘉年華) [Part 2]

Bears, Bears Everywhere [Part 2] As the 2014 Teddy Bear Lohas Carnival in Taichung begins to wind down and draws to a close, I thought I should post the second installment before it actually finishes on Sunday, January 11th, 2015. December proved to be a busy month for me with some chapters closing and new … More Bears, Bears, Everywhere: The 2014 Teddy Bear Lohas Carnival in Taichung, Taiwan (2014泰迪熊台中樂活嘉年華) [Part 2]

Fireworks, Food, Dragons, & Indecisiveness: [Photographing 2015] My First Week of 2015 in Photos!

Clearly, I am a very indecisive person. I always have been and forever will be. Really, it’s true – and there is no ifs, ands, or buts about it! I have gone back and forth and up and down and all around on how I would share [Photographing 2015] on my blog – my 365 day … More Fireworks, Food, Dragons, & Indecisiveness: [Photographing 2015] My First Week of 2015 in Photos!