Japan – the good

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So what’s good about Japan? – Everyone here is SO polite. Just ridiculously polite. People smile when they talk to you, they apologize profusely over nothing and if they see you stopped looking at a map with a puzzled look … Continue reading

a little drive to Heping Dao 和平島

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A little road trip to Heping Dao 和平島. Ocean, bare-handed fishing, crabs, “sea cockroaches”, bumper boats, beautiful views, cliffs, mushroom-shaped rocks, cute kids, good day.

I love that this sign is necessary….

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While biking along Taipei’s beautiful riverside bike trails this afternoon I spotted this. No vendors, ok. Don’t throw trash on the ground, ok. No bonfires, ok. Don’t make a farm… huh?? Apparently there’s a big issue with farmer-squatters in Taipei … Continue reading

logic defying sighting

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I exited 7/11 one morning this week and started on my way to work. As I was walking I noticed a blind woman walking in front of me. From what I could tell she was completely blind. She was walking … Continue reading

Idaho? No, Udaho!

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Nothing is ever going to top my “I love my hooker” t-shirt but this is pretty awesome. I didn’t buy this one but I kind of wish I had. I also saw a great mustard coloured thigh length hoodie the … Continue reading