Riding in Taiwan: How to Avoid Dying

I began riding in Taiwan back in 2008. Well, actually, it was a motorcycle. A sweet ride called a Yamaha RXZ (or RZX) 135cc two-stroke.   A few weeks after getting Max, I got myself into an accident. I had never ridden before I came to Taiwan and the principles of centrifugal force were very […]

Let’s Talk About School Shootings

I was sixteen years old when Harris and Klebold walked into Columbine High School and went on a killing spree.  We were in school when it happened – before the media-driven-fear-fest that was 9/11, there was Columbine.  Imagine being a teenager watching a school get destroyed…and discovering it’s being done by other students.  It was […]