We try to get out and see some place new every weekend… when it’s not raining. It rains a lot so we really haven’t been out much. Here is a video from a night out we had a few weeks ago. Several weeks ago I had a day off work while the kids still hadContinue reading “Sightseeing”
My new life living abroad has caused me to leave my comfort zone in a big way. When I think of my life back in Utah, it’s like I was wearing a huge, fluffy, fleece blanket. It was warm and comfy and familiar. I loved that fleece blanket. Moving abroad has meant throwing off thatContinue reading “Leaving my Comfort Zone”
Recently we experienced a rare stretch of sunny weather. A neighbor invited us to take advantage of the sun by going on a hike in the mountains near our home. We loaded up the mini-van and took off get a tan and enjoy the views. Unfortunately, there was a cloud covering the peak all dayContinue reading “Hiking in the Clouds”
For Noah’s birthday and Chinese New Year we ventured downtown to Di Hua Street. Each year before Chinese New Year this little market pulls out all the stops and becomes the craziest market in Taipei. I think we caught it on a slow day.
The other morning we heard some funky Chinese music. It early on a Saturday morning and it was raining. Erin and I quickly got out of bed, dressed and ran into the rain to find the source of the fun. This is what we found.
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So far life in the foreign service is very similar to life back in the U.S.. We do all the same things we used to do. Only now each task or event is more… complicated. We’ve done quiet a few things recently that, on the surface, seem routine but doing them is new and challenging.Continue reading “The Same, But Different”