February 2013

The Gent

02.27.2013 by Mark Forman
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[pe2-image src="http://lh3.ggpht.com/--1logVTqztA/US1R8uNTBCI/AAAAAAABBAk/WSnnm096ASk/s144-c/IMGP7496c.jpg" href="https://picasaweb.google.com/102920063140431683002/LukangStreetsAndAlleys#5849421594661946402" caption="Gent" type="image" alt="IMGP7496c.jpg" pe2_single_image_size="w924" pe2_auto_clear="false" ] Yesterday I had some business that brought me close to Lukang one of my favorite places in Taiwan. It was just after the Chinese New Year Holiday and the concluding Lantern Festival. The streets weren't packed but as always there were a number of great characters milling around, both locals and tourists. This is […]


Strategic Partnership

02.18.2013 by Mark Forman
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[pe2-image src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/-Ifo_mINex94/USFwSibBI4I/AAAAAAABAJo/OpY7qrjnqaM/s144-c/IMGP7352.jpg" href="https://picasaweb.google.com/102920063140431683002/February182013#5846077255083697026" caption="Strategic Partnership" type="image" alt="still life monochrome" thumb_crop="false" thumb_w="924" thumb_h="" pe2_single_image_size="w924" ] I was thinking about 2 questions which I often encounter on social media photo sites: 1) What is it? and 2)What does the title mean? Nothing wrong with either of these questions I guess but they make me feel that people have too […]


Finding the Right Destination

02.12.2013 by Mark Forman
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I dropped my wife off at the bus station yesterday. She and her sister had about a 7 hour bus ride to get to north eastern Taiwan from out west central location. Oh joy! Many people were there and across the street at the train station to begin their journey or complete it. Here is […]


Words of Gold

02.05.2013 by Mark Forman

Went walking around one of my favorite markets in town: Shui Nan Market. This are was mainly inhabited by mainland Chinese inhabitants and mostly military families since there is an air force base right next door. On this cool but sunny afternoon(turned to cool and not so sunny right as I was leaving) there were […]