My Blind Cat; Lord, Remove My Sight

Nearly six years ago, my wife and I were walking towards an auditorium to attend our son’s pre-school graduation performance. As we walked from the parking area toward the building, my wife heard faint meowing. We paused and listened intently, and indeed there was a high-pitched, almost squealing, desperate meowing coming from nearby. We tracked…

Recent Earthquake In Taiwan

On February 6th, 2016, about 4 in the morning, the area where I live in Taiwan suffered a significantly shallow 6.4 earthquake. It lasted roughly 2 minutes — about 30 seconds of intensity, then 90 minutes of dying down to nothing. The epicenter was about 50km from our home. It woke all of us up, except my…