The spring of sunflowers

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Winter ended and spring began. In what seemed like a single day mid-March, I got to put away my scooter gloves and sit outside under a warm sun for the first time in… Continue reading

Notes From The Road: Paso Robles, CA, 8/5/2013 – Portland, OR 8/10/13

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The following is a heavily embellished set of notes taken on a recent road trip with two friends, Carl and Andrew.  Rather than serving as a formal travelogue, more than anything, these notes… Continue reading

From the depths of angels to the height of moss: Four days in North-Central Luzon

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To reenter Taiwan this year without having yet reissued my residency card, I had to have proof of an exit flight booked within 90 days. Exactly 90 days later, I decided to take… Continue reading

Taipei by night III: Black and white

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We’ve just settled back down in Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan, after eight months of being elsewhere. Things change fast here, as one of the older (in which was once the old walled city)… Continue reading

台中 by Kevin Lee

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台中 from Kevin Lee on Vimeo. Kevin Lee is my friend and sometimes-medico, sometimes-musician (with Sunset Rollercoaster, and sometimes with Juands or other Taipei acts) who, in a flash, snuck out under the… Continue reading

Islandgrown: Around the world’s aborigines in eight or nine archipelagoes

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Even to the average Tokyoite––residing a two-and-a-half-hour fight to the north––it’s not common knowledge whether “they speak Chinese or Taiwanese.” But not at all to their discredit; the response is a short rope… Continue reading

Waking up in Santa Fe

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To be awake. What does it mean? On location yesterday while the rest of the production was off picking up a driving shot, I had some time to myself. Decided to flip my… Continue reading