Surviving the Holidays with Chronic Illness

The holiday season for chronic illness warriors is stressful and hard. Here are some tips on surviving the holidays with chronic illness without flaring. Continue Reading →

2017 Banqiao Christmas Light Show – New Taipei City

I started writing about the Banqiao Christmas light show in 2012, now known as Christmasland. This is our fifth year attending and the second year we were invited on behalf of the New Taipei City Government. Continue Reading →

Happy Year of the Goat! Another Chinese New Year in Taiwan

This is our ninth Chinese New Year in Taiwan. Last year was the Horse’s year to speed off and accomplish things. This year, the goat reminds us to appreciate what we’ve accomplished. Continue Reading →

Christmas Light Show in Banciao City, Taiwan

Christmas comes to Taiwan once again, and this time, it showed up in a glorious display of lights near Banciao Train Station. The best Christmas light show in Banciao City is one of my favorite events each year. Continue Reading →

We’re Ba-ack. Happy New Year, Y’all!

It’s 5am and I can’t sleep. Jet-lag has been wreaking havoc with both of us. We’ve made plans to go for dinner twice and have ended up back in bed at the strangest hours. Despite our odd nocturnal tendancies of late, we’re both pleased to be back home and together again. John and I only had a few days together after the wedding before parting ways to spend Christmas with our families. We didn’t want our first argument to be Continue Reading →