Someone Else’s Childhood (in Taiwan)

There’s something unsettling about nostalgia that doesn’t belong to you.Β  The bittersweet melancholy of realizing you’re witnessing someone else’s memories is poignant.Β  Stories others have told have painted hazy images in my mind’s eye, and I can recognize snapshots from their memories as I go about my adult life, but it’s just not the same. […]

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Taiwan in the Winter

In those rare opportunities when I get to experience something from a different perspective, I am always pleasantly surprised.Β  A few months ago, I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Taiwan during the winter. A January Taiwan is a very different experience than a July or an August Taiwan. Some background on […]

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