Author Archives: L P

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猴年快樂!

猴年快樂! Happy Year of the Monkey! This last year was a very busy year. With two trips to Taiwan, a month in the (unusually hot and dry) Pacific Northwest, and various trips around the Mid Atlantic and New England states … Continue reading

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Taitung, There and Back Again

OK, only getting this written two months after the fact, but hey I’ve been busy. I seldom seem to take the train directly from Taichung to Taitung, but with little time to spare on this trip there was no stop … Continue reading

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A Day In Central Taiwan

After a another day of business and such in Taipei we headed down to Taichung. With the duel purpose of popping into Tunghai University (東海大學 Dōng hǎi dà xué) Chinese Language Center. Then later in the afternoon heading up to … Continue reading

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Holiday Snaps, Taipei, Part II

After another night of too little sleep and another breakfast of the same old stuff; soy milk (warm not hot, with half sugar), and some assorted eats. We were off to do a little sight seeing before it got too … Continue reading

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Holiday Snaps, Taipei, Part 1

Well it wasn’t really a holiday and it was too short of a trip to even fully recover from the jet lag, but I did snap some pics. First off I would like to say, it has been a long … Continue reading

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中秋節快樂!

Wow it is the Mid-Autumn Festival already. Which is easily my favorite Asian holiday, thanks in large part to Hong Kong style Moon Cakes. But I guess it also means summer is over. I think I missed it. Well now … Continue reading

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薑絲麻油蛋 Eggs Fried In Sesame Oil With Ginger

薑絲麻油蛋 (Jiāng sī má yóu dàn) is about as simple a recipe as a recipe can get. After all it is just a slightly fancied up fried egg. It is quick and easy, which means it meets my requirements for … Continue reading

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