Midnight ramen at Afuri in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Keelung night market in Taiwan

Previously: Watercolors #2 (2013)

Street vendor at Shilin District night market in Taipei, Taiwan

We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the success of those we don’t like?

— Jean Cocteau

Early morning drizzle in Taipei, Taiwan

A rainy night in Taipei, Taiwan

We’ve been at this a long time, but damn.

Two things I never imagined I’d be able to say: Today marks 12 years of business for a tiny freelance design studio I started when I was 17-years-old. And I’m writing this from Taiwan.

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

— George Bernard Shaw

Looking out the office window in Taipei, Taiwan

Previously at the intersection of Cats & Work: On Tuesdays, I stay at home and Cat & mouse

Just landed at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

Previously: Nonstop action (2013)

Waiting to take off from New York to Taipei

15.5 hours nonstop.

Kristina Morales with Akashic Soul at Cafe Negril in New Orleans

Blessed: Visiting New Orleans each year and listening to my favorite live musicians from previous trips.

Last year: Kristina Morales at The Spotted Cat Music Club

Sarah McCoy & The Oopsie Daisies at The Spotted Cat Music Club in New Orleans

Last year at The Spotted Cat: Solo break