Every now and then I have an out-of-body experience. This isn’t to say that I actually leave my body and experience the supernatural. Rather, I am suddenly thrust into the realization that the life I live is truly what I’m experiencing. It isn’t someone else’s story that I’m reading or watching pass by. No. […]Read More Taipei Cafe Dreaming
It’s Christmas Eve! Let us rejoice, for it is time to EAT! And drink! And open presents! Day -1: I am thankful for Christmas cheer! (And Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus . . . ) I love almost everything about Christmas. From the twinkling Christmas lights to the music to the food! Starting in November, I start […]Read More (T-Minus 1) A Thankful Ten Days Until Christmas: Christmas!
I am freezing. I’m sheathed in multiple layers (I have leggings on under my pants), have a woolen hat on, and a scarf is wrapped around my head, face, and neck like a hungry, pink-and-white-checkered boa constrictor trying to devour me, its ice cube prey. No joke. I wear my hat and scarf for warmth. […]Read More (T-Minus 7) A Thankful Ten Days Before Christmas: Flower Power
My cousin gifted me a 1970s Canon AE-1 film camera for my birthday several years ago. For the first year and a half, the camera languished in my closet because the thought of handling film was, when compared with the immediacy of my DSLR Canon Rebel T1i, too much trouble. One day I wandered into […]Read More Jeanne Begins Again