Life in Taiwan

NEWS: Greece to ban ROC national flag in fair over ‘snub’ in Expo

Posted by on April 29, 2011 at 10:02 pm

A little War of the Roses between Greece and Taiwan after a flower show.¬† Nothing very significant¬† about it, just a funny row between my two favorite countries.     The China Post news staff–Greece reportedly is retaliating against Taiwan for being snubbed at the just concluded Taipei International Flora Expo. The Ministry of Foreign […]

Jiang Chang, WuLai Hiking

Posted by on April 17, 2007 at 9:29 am

I met this little fellow on my last hike. I saw more life than I ever have before. Usually I’m lucky to see a butterfly or two besides the mosquitoes that follow me. This time I saw two turtles, three tiny frogs and one big petrified frog. It was just sitting on a rock like […]

Pascha’s End

Posted by on April 16, 2007 at 9:38 am

Christ is Risen! Pascha has come and gone again. The bright sadness of Lent has ended and Orthodox Christians across the world are living in the newness of Christ’s Resurrection. I was able to go to all of the Holy Week services except Holy Tuesday. On Thursday there was a rather long service for the […]