Every time I come home from abroad it feels like no time has passed. My parents are always there waiting for me at arrivals. After a brief, glad but unemotional reunion, we head towards the parking lot. Before we can make it to the car, some kind of bickering will break out between [...]
It’s been a while, I know. I come bearing no quirky cultural encounters but with a life update, so please indulge me.
It’s been hard to update because sometime within the past month and a half, I’ve carved out a little life here in Taipei. It’s not quite exchange but maybe only [...]
I was always the sort of kid who had trouble sleeping before the first day of school. If I think too much before bed (usually out of excitement or worry) I fall prey to insomnia. And for a day that I’ve been anticipating for a few years, I slept surprisingly well last night–my cough was [...]
This fall, when I moved back to my parents’ house, one of my former roommates admitted to me that living together drove him crazy. Everyone knows bad roommate horror stories but I never saw myself as one. I didn’t make loud noise during odd hours, we rarely fought, the company I kept was agreeable–what was [...]