Category Archives: 2016-08

Strength Through Effort

The concept of making food amuses Old Style. In Chinese, the word for ‘to make’ is not used for food, but we do it all the time. We don’t necessarily create something, but we take a variety of parts and … Continue reading

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Faith and Delusion

One of my favorite comedians, Mike Birbiglia, talks about how you have to be delusional to make it in stand up. That his first paid gig was a nightmare, but somehow he believed it was amazing. I think that kind … Continue reading

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Spirits in the Park

It’s amazing to see the beginning of the Ghost festival here in Taipei. It’s the middle of the week, but there were a number of small shops closed, and even more with small fires burning fake money for the spirits … Continue reading

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Not with a bang, but a whimper.

It’s weird being in the void between projects. This week I have no work, no school, no plans, and it’s either too hot to do much or it’s raining. I still wandered a bit, but the weather is spoiling some … Continue reading

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