Author archives: Anna

  • Little Gifts, Made with Love

  • I had some extra time on my hands last night, so I decided to spend it crafting some extra special packaging for the CDs I'm mailing out soon. I cut each CD sleeve from two pieces of cardstock, glued the two pieces together, inserted the CD and a business card, tied it off with twine, and voila! Uni[...]
  • Formosa Betrayed, Now Opening

  • Five years ago, in 2005, it was just an idea. A passion project being born.Starting today, February 26, 2010, the feature film Formosa Betrayed is playing in select theaters across the country. The Taiwanese American community has done an amazing job emphasizing the importance of this weekend (e[...]
  • Oh Multitasking

  • I love multitasking. I'm most at peace when I have ten projects going on at once, and I love tracking the logistics of it all. I constantly have too many tabs open in my internet browser and too many programs running on my computer. I love it when my calendar is full and colorful, and I can feel lik[...]
  • Love and a New Year

  • "There are three holidays happening this weekend! Who can tell me which holidays?" I ask the kindergartners and first graders in my after-school program. They offer some imaginative responses (Martin Luther King Day?), but eventually, we elicit the correct answers: Valentine's Day, Lunar New Year, a[...]
  • Passion Project: TaiwaneseAmerican.org | Webdesign

  • Every so often-- more often than not, actually-- I get to spend my time working on projects I love. It's not just a coincidence, but a conscious effort to pursue what I find compelling. And while the idea of pursuing your passions is a common enough sentiment, I think many people perceive it too dif[...]