Growing Pains (자라나는 고통)

Unlike the 1985 sitcom show Growing Pains or adolescent growing pains the growing pains we all experience in life is the continual growing pains of falling out of touch and contact with those whom surround our lives. Beginning with the playground to work office spaces, from high school to graduate school, from first loves to…

10 Years From Now… (10 년 후)

Always looking forward and never looking back that is how many people live. Focused only on the future whether it be savings, education, family, their focus is what is next rather than what has past. Viewing the lives of my middle & high school students I wonder what kind of adults they will turn out…

Growing. Loving. Living(성장. 사랑. 생활)

Growing.성장하고있다 Less than 100 days away from our 1000th day together its surprising how much time has passed since my boyfriend & I first met. We have both grown into mature young adults, we’ve both lost our family dogs, we’ve both transitioned between jobs, and we’ve both learned to hold on to what matters most…

Losing something precious(귀중한 무언가)

memoir post (last week) It pains me to think that my family dog of almost 12 years won’t make it through the month and be with us much longer. Since last winter, he’s been up and down with brief illnesses and lethargy, but never to the state in which he has now fallen. As the…

Angkor & Siem Reap

For Part 1: Please refer to Arriving in Cambodia (…continued) Being an early riser I was up before the rest of my classmates. Deciding to use the time to sight see around our hotel neighborhood during sunlight hours I ventured out again. I was greeted by our hired tut-tut driver along with a few other…

Arriving in Cambodia

  As an avid lover of traveling I am lucky to have been able to visit the famed Khmer temple of Angkor in Cambodia just a few years ago. I never had the time until now to mention this brief, but worthwhile trip when I discussed my adventures in Thailand.  However, both trips actually took…

Hiking Spirit (하이킹 정신)

In an old post written in Korean 한국에 살때: 제 소개있습니다 I wrote about 5 things I loved most about Korea, ranging from food, culture, to landscapes. I briefly mentioned these 5 things in my post and hope to write about each one individually to share with you all my 5 loves of Korea. One of…

Dating Abroad (국제 데이팅): Fears & Misunderstandings – Part 3

To tell the truth I had hoped to end my dating abroad posts for a while with the Dating Abroad (국제 데이팅):The Good, Bad, and Fierce Reality – Part 2. But, dating is a constant focus in my life so, let’s continue the discussion and talk about dating abroad fears & misunderstandings. Since I started…