Chinese New Year Feast

Chinese New Year in Southern Taiwan

Four extravagant feasts later, our Chinese New Year celebration drew to an end. My stomach is still processing all the delicious tomato fried egg, roasted pork belly, pineapple shrimp rolls, and more delicious goodness. My heart is also still recovering from losing big in the annual family gambling ritual. This was my first Taiwanese family reunion in nine … Continue reading Chinese New Year in Southern Taiwan

Christmas Spirit

(This Christmas also marks my first time decorating a real Christmas tree, instead of those plastic "toilet brushers.") I am not a Christian. As someone who grew up in an Asian country with absolutely no exposure to even the slightest touch of religion, it is also, at this point, impossible for me to convert. I've … Continue reading Christmas Spirit