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The Indomitable Spirit of Banyan

The banyan is an amazing tree. It often starts out as a tiny fruit seed dropped by bird onto another tree. There, in a crack it germinates and lets down a weak thin root till it reaches the ground, then another and another. 237 more words

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A Retro Dinner Table

Some sixty years ago Taiwan was struggling to make the transition from a predominantly agrarian society to establishing viable industries, commerce and trade. People worked very hard starting small manufacturing and assembly businesses, often times in their living room with every family member pitching in. 116 more words

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Taiwan Beef Noodles

Whenever I am out with family or friends one of our favorite meal is Taiwan beef noodles (“็‰›่‚‰้บต“). A fragrant, hearty broth with large juicy chunks of braised or stewed beef, thick chewy noodles, and some fresh vegetables. 106 more words

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Together Into The Future

Geese couples are symbols of marital fidelity and bliss in many cultures because they form life-long bonds with their partner. So when I took this photograph in a park and looked at it later, it reminded me of this beautiful old marriage vow that was stuck somewhere in a corner of my mind. 9 more words

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Never Quit!

This little grass plant sure ended up in the wrong place, it probably didn’t have a choice. An old abandoned rusty railroad track, rough rocks and gravel, no sign of dirt or moisture. 55 more words

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Life In Unlikely Places

The other day I passed by this barren concrete wall. As I looked closer I saw this tiny leaf growing out of a crack and right behind it there was already the shoot for a second one. 55 more words

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No Pain, No Gain

Someone once said that genius is 10% talent but 90% hard work, sweat and applying yourself. We may have great dreams and aspirations, but unless we get down to the nitty-gritty of hard work and study and practice, chances are our dreams will remain dreams. 51 more words

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