Beyond Two Worlds

Musings of a Taiwanese-American Adoptee

another new year

Hello 2016! I say this every new year, but really, where did the time go? Now that Christmas 2015 has come and gone, I’m a little sad that I was … Continue reading

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seeing my family again

My family and I have just returned from Vegas and a second reunion with my birthfamily from Taiwan. By now, they have returned to Taipei. Where to begin to share what … Continue reading

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I see White people

People ask how my family and I ended up in Arizona. The short version is that my husband and I were sick of the rat race in Orange County. We … Continue reading

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November 1, 2015 · Leave a comment


It’s been almost two months since I began my new job as a child therapist. Man, has it been an adjustment. I can’t say that it’s what I expected, but … Continue reading

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October 20, 2015 · 8 Comments

new chapter

I know it’s been a very long time since my last blog post. Often I’ve wanted to sit down and write, but life has been so busy lately (like when … Continue reading

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September 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

in my shoes

I enjoy meeting and talking with other international and transracial adoptees. That we are adopted persons gives us a social identity that is unique. The environmental contexts in which we … Continue reading

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May 31, 2015 · 5 Comments

on the horizon

It’s hard to believe that three long years of graduate study are coming to an end. My thesis defense earlier this week went really well. I passed with no revisions … Continue reading

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April 25, 2015 · 6 Comments

from here to there

I’m sitting here at one of my favorite coffee shops on the campus of Arizona State in between classes. I just met with my thesis chairperson to discuss my progress … Continue reading

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February 20, 2015 · 9 Comments

welcome 2015

I cannot believe how quickly 2014 swept by. It seems that as I get older, time just flies. It’s definitely been a full year, and many wonderful things happened. I … Continue reading

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January 1, 2015 · 3 Comments

i made it

Well, the fall semester has come to a close. It’s been a very long time since my last post. I haven’t had time to think beyond school, and this has … Continue reading

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December 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

questions that bug me

Recently, my  daughter and I went to a nail salon for manicures. I rarely spend the money on such a luxury – I’d rather eat at a favorite restaurant or … Continue reading

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September 26, 2014 · 9 Comments

keep calm

Hello out there! It’s been awhile since I last posted. Now that school is back in session at Arizona State, my schedule has really picked up. I’m happy to say that … Continue reading

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September 24, 2014 · 5 Comments

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