June 2009

Things are Looking Up!

06.23.2009 by Mark Forman
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This is a shot of the central courtyard at Sun Moon Lake's WenWu Temple. My son Kevin pointed out that WenWu Temple(文武廟) literally means Culture/War Temple. Culture is represented by Confucius who is the epitome of scholars and officials, the litterati: hence culture. The war part is represented by GuanGong the redfaced general popular in […]


Staircase to Tomorrow

06.21.2009 by Mark Forman
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Sun Moon Lake is one of my favorite spots in Taiwan. It's in the foothills of Taiwan's Central Mountain range so there is already a nice mountain drive to get there. It is also Taiwan's largest lake. The scenery is great and it is being enhanced (ruined) by progress (greed) daily. This site is promoted […]


Speed of life

06.15.2009 by Mark Forman
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Music-David Bowie-Low:Speed of Life Talking Heads sang, "This is no party, this is no disco...". Well while KTV is not really a disco it is a synthetic party place. It offers your own room for your karaoke partying madness. These guys are getting ready to close-up and go home. Some how the party is never […]


Best Fish Tacos

06.13.2009 by Mark Forman
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Just having so much fun with Div/Share player.  I found out about it from Bold as Love blog hosted by Rob Fields. Rob's a guy that's passionate about music and particularly black rock and punk. Here is another song sample from the new Freeland, my favorite of the cd actually: Best Fish Tacos in Ensenada. […]

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Rock On

06.11.2009 by Mark Forman
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Picked up a copy of Adam Freeland: COPE yesterday. It was recommended by Ooah, one of the members of the Glitch Mob. The record really rocks and the original stuff is great and edgy in a lind of NIN meets the Cars, Devo and the Glitch Mob kind of way. The one song that stuck […]