Hui-chen and I have been very busy, so the picks and even our feature articles have taken a hit somewhat. The truth is, I am very concerned about my father. My sister called me and told me that I need to come back to the US for a visit “before it’s too late” – the call that we all dread. So, Hui-chen and I will be leaving shortly for the US and we’ve had to do some major planning to get things done before we have to leave. One of those things includes scheduling a 10+ ton shipment of parts to the US. Naturally, we will have some new articles of our travels in the US, so don’t think the blog will just go dead during our absence! On the contrary….
It seems that many blogs are light on material lately. This is probably due to the gorgeous summer weather that is coming to countries in the Northern Hemisphere. That certainly is true for Taiwan. So I’ll get on with some quick picks to give you something to read, and then I’m going back to the grill!
- Big news this week was the earthquake in China. Yellow Journalism Done Wite was there, although quite a distance away from the epicenter. This one was big and could be felt internationally.
- It’s always a pleasure to find a blog written by a nice person, as opposed to some of the smartassed ranting types. Recently I’ve been reading Rachel Skirts and was pleasantly surprised. Check her out.
- Another recent addition to the Asian blog scene is Expatrialogues, an interesting collection of articles written by transplants to Asia. Not the typical expat blog type stuff which I normally find boring.
- Earlier this week I got a nice email from Chris Matlick. She wrote to tell me that her TR4A passed inspection and is now on the road! The email included a photo of her, shown here:
She said: ” Today was state inspection day…. as you can see, it went well and the Toy is all nice and legal to drive now!” Yeah, I’d be all smiles too if I had a car like that! Enjoy the summer weather Chris!
As always, the Taiwan blogosphere is packed with informative and entertaining articles. If you haven’t done so already, please check out our Links page and see what you’ve been missing!