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Clash of two personalities

My brother gave me a weird look  when I said I don’t know him.  He pointed to a stout man in the showcase. Yes I have seen this statue many times before. 495 more words

Happy Laughing Buddha Holding up Ingot

Buddha holding a gold ingot with his hands upright signifies abundant riches and good luck. 

So I wish everyone abundant riches and good luck! 

I would love to have this statue out in my back yard, and I am sure I will one day, not so much for the symbol of abundant of riches but rather the good luck. 38 more words

What is grief anyway?

In the last 2-3 years I’ve been feeling changes in my body, I went to the doctor 2 years ago because I thought for sure I was pregnant (Please God no! 1,148 more words


Taking a Break

This week, I took some time off of work, and my youngest sister, Ashleigh, came to visit me for three days. She brought along the toddler that she is fostering (let’s call her “Munchkin” for this post), and the three of us spent our time exploring Taichung and finding some new places that Charles and I can return to. 891 more words


A post that is only pictures

Too many shots in Taiwan, So hard to select the best ones. So, just take this showreel:

The standing temple in the moving world.

Happiness in a symbol. 50 more words

If you aren't laughing often, this might be a good time to try a better practice.

Hotei happens to be one of my favorite buddha figures, and I know I’m in good company in that regard. He’s the Laughing Buddha, that big-bellied guy with an almost-as-big linen sack, whose belly you rub for luck. 170 more words