Monthly Archives: September 2010

A Message from God

God laughed at me, then gave me a message. An obvious difference between the States and Taiwan is the presence of temples. Temples in Taiwan come in all shapes and sizes and are often ridiculously ornate. These temples tend to … Continue reading

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Salve! That means “hello” in Latin. I was very pleased to learn that the greeting is still used by modern Romans! I arrived in Rome after a long journey that started on Saturday morning and ended on Sunday morning. After … Continue reading

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Ciudad de Artistas

Valparaíso is undeniably a city of artists. From artisan markets to painters on the beach to poetry on the walls and throughout the history of Chile, art permeates the atmosphere of Valparaíso. Perhaps it is the profundity of the ocean … Continue reading

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I love baseball

Well, that’s not technically true, I enjoy baseball back home, but it’s far from my favorite sport. Mostly, I watch Mariners games with Grandma, but I’m not a follower. But, after going to a short Taiwanese professional game this past … Continue reading

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“Buy Buy Buy”

The Central Train Station in Berlin taken during Summer 2009. If you all are familiar with N’Sync, then you must be scrunching your faces in pain at the lame reference I just made to one of their biggest hits when … Continue reading

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