pierrethx

pierrethx

Alumnus of Palisades Charter High School. UCSB 22'
Taking my mother back to Taiwan

Taking my mother back to Taiwan

It was raining in Northern Taiwan the day our plane landed at Taoyuan Airport. The blue pall that hung in the sky contrasted with the harsh yellow glow of the terminal. My mother, unsure of the...

Pierre Thibodeaux wins a trip to Taiwan

Pierre Thibodeaux wins a trip to Taiwan

Ahma was never too good at English. Hearing my grandmother's broken adulations over the phone is still something I take comfort in. Her Taiwanese is a different story. I can't understand her tales, spoken in her native tongue, but the fervor and passion which she...