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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Sad News about Leo

Unfortunately, our cat Leo passed away this weekend. Although I never mentioned much of the health problems he faced, since we got him in March, he constantly baffled us with his behavior and multiple vet trips never told us much. We rescued him from living in the streets, but I think he liked being outdoors […]

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Pajama Day

My mom and I have a word for the kind of day where you plan to stay in and get some much needed rest: A Pajama Day. The past few weeks have been so stressful at work, and this is the last week of my current graduate school class, so I had a huge paper […]

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All the Furniture!!!

Exhaustion wiped me out yesterday… I suddenly got a call last week saying my visa number was issued, which meant I had to go to Japan to get my visa for Korea put into my passport…The next day. I scrambled to write a paper for grad school, pack up my things, and set my alarm […]

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Emotionally Engaged – Book Review

I found this book a little while back, and I knew it would be something I’d like to read, but I was blown away by how helpful it actually was. Goodreads summary: From the country’s foremost expert on “cold feet,” a smart and compassionate guide for the bride-to-be who thinks she should be blissfully happy—but […]

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