From now on our troubles will be out of sight.

Here in Seoul I don’t get to experience a lot of the traditional harbingers of Christmas. No fireplace and evergreen in my living room, no Winter Walk in my hometown, no CinCC or… Continue reading

You’re gonna miss me…

I decided to trim my posts down to every other week for a while. I’m still doing super cool things every day, including a sweet lindy and blues dance/party Friday night that kept… Continue reading

…and 7 things I still want.

Christmas is a pretty big deal in my family. When you combine gift-giving with a family of nine, it becomes quite the ordeal. Consequently, we all share a wish list with each other… Continue reading

7 reason to be thankful.

Happy Thanksgiving! In the middle of the season of Thanksgiving, it’s good for us to all take time to count our blessings and hope that we do not become ungrateful materialists for the… Continue reading

Gettin’ ripped in Korea

Upon arriving in Seoul and exploring the neighborhood, one of the first things I noticed as being a distinctively Korean was the exercise equipment. While my co-worker showed me the neighborhood, we came… Continue reading

Seoul Lantern Festival 2012

In a country with as rich a history as Korea’s, one may expect all the festivals to be immersed in culture and tradition dating back hundreds of years. So if I’m honest, I… Continue reading

The rat race.

After a couple months at my job, I feel like I’ve got the hang of things. Each day is pretty routine, and I think generally I love it as much as I’ll ever… Continue reading

Seoul does Halloween.

Koreans don’t make a big deal out of Halloween. It’s clearly not a super important holiday over here (though “important” is generally a relative verb when regarding Halloween). However, the spirit(s) remain strong… Continue reading

A day in the life.

It’s your lucky day. After reading this there will really be no reason to continue reading my blog, as you will know what accounts for 5/7 of my life in Korea. ~8:00 “8am?… Continue reading

It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood.

I realized that most of my posts since arriving have been of singular events, and little about what my life here is like outside of those events. Contrary to what some of my… Continue reading