Riding Rail Bikes in Wonju

My husband works all around Korea, and sometimes hospitals that are quite far away ask him to work on Saturdays, so we don’t get to have as many weekend dates as we’d like. However, one hospital was a close enough drive to Wonju, somewhere I’d yet to visit, so we decided to go after he […]

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KIIP Level 3 Class and Mid-Term Test

Finally! I finished my first 100 hours of classes through KIIP (Korean Immigration and Integration Program). I took the pre-test that’s required before signing up for classes (unless you are a complete beginner and no absolutely no Korean – then they place you at level 1) back in November. I was placed in level 3, […]

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Grass is greener – 남의 떡

Recently, I’ve been meeting more Korean people, mostly parents, who tell me that they want to take their kids and move to America for a year or so, in order to teach their kids English. They’ll ask me about enrolling their kids in private elementary schools, and I’ll balk, never having heard of such a thing. […]

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Am I Creative?

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about creativity and what it means to be creative. A while back, I read Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic, and it was such an inspiring book. Gilbert believes that everyone is creative and that everyone is capable of creating. She also believes that fear holds a lot of people back […]

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