Category Archives: Korea

Five years documenting my time in Korea (South).

Two Seasons, Come and Gone.

I really have been slacking on keeping this updated.  Most of the school year has passed since my last update. It’s now October and the Chuseok Holiday here in Korea. That’s comparable to Thanksgiving, if you didn’t know.  I’ve spend … Continue reading

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Another Springtime Comes.

Actually, spring may have lasted for all of a week. I’m fairly certain we’ve jumped right into summer.  I got to enjoy the cherry blossoms for about three days. Now everything is starting to get green again.   Since my … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It’s January 31st, it’s been a month since my last post. I may live up to the goal to post once a month, yet.  The Lunar New Year holiday just ended yesterday. I had a long 4 day weekend, although … Continue reading

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Least you think it’s all been wine and roses.

It’s coming up on two years that I’ve been in Korea. I still haven’t heard if there will be a new contract for me for the 2017 school year. I’m hopeful, however, that isn’t the focus of this blog entry. … Continue reading

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A Walk and a Bike Ride

This weekend my hometown in Korea has a newly opened Subway.  Yay!  To clarify, that’s Subway sandwiches, not the tube.  (I had one person ask me about that before. So, now you know. ) My friend/neighbor/co-worker and I decided to … Continue reading

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A Day at 대둔산 (Daedun Mt.)

It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post. Life has, for the most part been just teaching on a daily basis, lunches or dinners with friends, and such. Nothing particularly exciting or special to tell. Since my last … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend

So, as many of you know, this weekend it was my birthday.  It was a great weekend, filled with fun, friends and food. Although, my birthday was officially on Saturday, I started my celebrations on Friday evening.  When I found … Continue reading

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…and into May!

This past weekend was Mother’s Day at home. Here in Korea it was a long holiday weekend in which both Children’s Day and Parent’s Day were celebrated.  Last Wednesday, the day before the 4 day weekend, our school had Sports … Continue reading

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Rounding Out a Year!

At the end of this week, I will have been in Korea exactly one year. The time has gone by very quickly. I’ve been contemplating my experiences and wanted to share some of my thoughts with you. This one might … Continue reading

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Lunar New Year Weekend. Adventures in Skiing.

I think I’ve wanted to go skiing since I was about 12 years old, sixth grade. If we are counting years that would be around 30, but I’ve never really had the opportunity. Well, this weekend I finally went. Here … Continue reading

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