I used to think I didn’t have any problems with my cultural identity. Clearly, I was just white, but looked a little Asian. I joke, but you know what they say about jokes! In case you didn't know, I was born in Taipei, Taiwan. When I was five years old, my mother, brother & I moved to a small beautiful town in New Jersey. There wasn’t much diversity, and I grew up for most of my school life feeling different and secretly wishing I was the same as everyone else. I wished our family was like all my friends’ families. I wished...

Guys, it just got real. 2020 has already been quite the year 😄 After much prayer and confirmations from the Lord, Nick approached his company at the beginning of January to let them know we were interested in moving to Colorado, and that he would love to continue working for them in their Colorado Springs office. He received a phone call the next day - the Colorado Springs office wanted an interview. Within about a week’s time they extended him an offer to start at the end of February. To say the last couple of weeks have been a whirlwind would be an understatement. But...

After living in Hong Kong for five years, moving our family to Nick's small hometown in Midwestern USA was exactly what we were looking for. In Hong Kong we had been starved for the time, energy & space necessary for growth. The city is extremely fast paced, a modern city on steroids, where the typical work day for Nick was 13 hours and all we could do was focus on making it through the day or week with two little children in a family-unfriendly city. Moving back to the US, specifically the area we chose, was no coincidence. Being the opposite of...

I remember hearing Nick talk about his family trips out to Colorado. They would road trip from home, find a good spot to camp, and would stay in tents for as long as his dad could manage to take off from work. They'd catch fish and make simple foods over campfires. They were some of the best vacations he could remember. When we moved back to the US after living in Hong Kong for five years, we were ready for a complete change in lifestyle. We had done the busy city life for too long (prior to Hong Kong we worked...