Our First Ten Days

Our first 10 days have gone by in a blur. Taipei is everything we had imagined and then some. The city streets are constantly bustling with buses, cars and let’s not forget the iconic mo-ped. The city is quite different than our suburban home just outside of Houston. Although city living isn’t a foreign concept for us, it’s been awhile since we called one home. Continue reading


An Ode of Farewell

I believe it is important to say goodbye. Saying goodbye allows you to validate the the time spent with that person or thing. It says “my time with you was worth something.” And for me, saying goodbye to old things lets me make room for the new things. (Check out our upcoming post on “Ways to Say Goodbye”!) Our house symbolized in some way to me our old life, our life lived in suburbia. In an effort to let go and validate that time in our lives, I wrote this poem: Continue reading