Bike the Drive

Today, Angie, Brooke, Josh, and I woke up at 5AM to bike Lake Shore Drive! Bike the Drive is a yearly event that closes down Lake Shore Drive and was really fun – here are some pictures from the event! At the starting line: Jumping with Chicago’s skyline in the background: Me, Angie, and Brooke: […]


You don’t often get to celebrate your birthday twice, right? David and I have done it TWICE. The last time we were on our way home from somewhere in Asia and this time is the same; we’re celebrating in Shanghai right now but we will be celebrating again tomorrow (or today?) when we arrive in […]

Last Days in Taiwan

I wish I had more time to do a full update (I will definitely do one once I get back home and sort through pictures from three computers) but for now, here are some things I did in the last couple of days: Wednesday We went to the Taipei 101 area to eat at one […]

Taiwan Day 6 – Part 1

I’m sitting in the Hong Kong airport waiting for our connection to Shanghai, so this might be a quick update. On Wednesday, our 6th day on the island, we braved the heat with my uncle to take some family photographs. My uncle is a really great photographer and does some work on the side so […]

Taiwan Day 5

On Tuesday, my aunt and her husband picked us up from the hotel and drove us to Yilan and Su-ao, on the eastern side of the country. On our way there, we drove through Taiwan’s longest tunnel – it takes a full 8 minutes to drive through it, which is quite scary! (I slept through […]

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