Tag Archives: Sanzhi 三芝

CMS Link Letter # 72!

Hot off the press comes my latest CMS (Church Mission Society) Link Letter, written on Saturday June 3, published yesterday…. check it out here: Catherine Lee 72 And in case you’re wondering, we’re in the middle of another Plum Rain … Continue reading

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Sanzhi 三芝 in Bloom!

Sanzhi 三芝 is blooming – currently full of fields of lotus flowers… And if you’re up really early, you’ll get to see the flowering dragon fruits (pitahaya), which bloom overnight and wilt when the sun comes up. The flowers are … Continue reading

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Rainageddon Hits Taiwan

And it was quite some weekend…. 644 mm of rain fell on Sanzhi on Friday from about 2:00 – 11:00 am. That was the start of it all.  This was the scene on the coastal road on Friday morning from … Continue reading

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A Splash of Sunshine….

Reflections on the water bamboo field in Sanzhi early this morning…. ‘Each day I seek a sunbeam, a luminous moment of grace, be it a poetic passage, a compassionate glance, an affirmative word. Just a single sunbeam, nothing more. This … Continue reading

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Lily Season @ President Lee Teng-Hui’s Old Home

Former President Lee Teng-Hui‘s childhood home is located right here in Sanzhi.  Always attracts many visitors.  But last September, half the roof fell in after several days of very heavy rains.  Well, a third of the roof to be more … Continue reading

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Swallows in action!

Meanwhile, back at the ranch here in Sanzhi, the swallows are very busy feeding multiple babies. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served all day long…. The neighbours are a bit further along…. It’s a great life if you don’t weaken. … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung @ Sanzhi 三芝!

Yes, the cherry blossom is finally out, the azaleas too, and the swallows are back and starting nest-building.  The local council has planted 17,000 cherry blossom trees around and about, and after a slow start, yes they’re out.  Even more … Continue reading

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