Tag Archives: Taiwan

Forgotten Art

Sometimes when we are looking for something we have misplaced, we come across something else that we have forgotten all about. That’s what happened to me one morning. I was looking for gumdrops in the kitchen cabinets and instead I … Continue reading

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The Ghost Mask Maker of Jiufen

When I was a professor in Tamsui Oxford University College in Taiwan, my students liked to invite me on outings to see other parts of the island. One time a whole group of us, students and professors, traveled together to … Continue reading

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My Experiences with Socialized Healthcare

[This article was first published in October of 2013 on a site that has since closed.] A friend of mine posted on Facebook some of her experiences with socialized medicine while she was abroad. She spoke of the free health … Continue reading

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