Watching racing in 2014

With all the shifting of television rights and sponsorship titles around the world of motorsports, it has become more and more apparent that no one knows whether we are going to be able to watch our beloved motorcycle racing on TV with any consistency anymore. It feels like every other week there is a change... Continue Reading →

Big Buddha of Baguashan

  Overlooking the City of Changhua 彰化巿, is the Big Buddha 彰化大佛 of Bagua Mountain 八卦山. The Great Buddha sits 72 feet tall on a lotus flower made of ferroconcrete. Internet searches for images of the Big Buddha turn up mainly daytime photographs, where the shadows created by the sun make Buddha's eyes seem closed in meditation. However, the... Continue Reading →

Taipei Confucius Temple

The first generation of the Taipei Confucius Temple also known as 臺北孔子廟, was originally constructed in 1879. From what I can gather from some searching on the Internet, it was originally located where the current Taipei First Girls High School is now located. The original temple was torn down during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan in... Continue Reading →

Memorial Day Racing 2013

Memorial day isn't the same without the sounds of either the Harley's of Rolling Thunder in Washington, DC or the lesser known roars of race bikes down the straight at Summit Point Raceway in WV! The Championship Racing Series, better known as CCS spends every Memorial Day weekend at Summit Main for three days of... Continue Reading →

1000 Buddhas

Jinbaoshan 金寶山, which translates to 'Golden Treasure Mountain' is a serene cemetery site located in the Yangmingshan  陽明山 mountains on the north coast of Taiwan. Jinbaoshan is known for its vast burial sites and tower covering the mountainside, its view of the north coast, many sculpture gardens and the gravesite of famous Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng. Thousands... Continue Reading →

Chingshuei

When they say you can get just about anything at a Taiwanese Service Stop, they weren't kidding! This is the main entrance to a rest stop/service center off the highway, not an amusement park or shopping mall! I guess it was kind of an amusement shopping center considering what it housed.     This Service... Continue Reading →

Happy 1 month birthday!

I had the opportunity to celebrate Preston's 1 month birthday with him. I even got a slight smile, I wonder what he was dreaming of? What a cutie pie! One of my favorite pictures of Preston is to the right, where his expression is priceless! Can you see defiance in his face? Ha! Already at... Continue Reading →

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