Dealing with Death (죽음을 받아들이는)

Not a light topic especially during one of the most joyous times of the year I am content with discussing this topic as this past week marks one year since my 12-year-old dog passed away due to kidney failure. Death is a hard experience to go through no matter if it is a family member…

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…

Favorite Time of The Year (올해의 가장 좋아하는 시간)

With winter just a few weeks away I can’t help, but feel excited about the end of the year. For one thing, with the end of the year comes two of the year’s biggest holidays, at least for the majority of Western countries who nationally recognize December 25th and December 31st as reserved days for…

Flight Hunting (비행기 헌팅)

How many times have you ever tried to find the perfect flight & felt a little dismayed by the layover hours keeping you from your final destination? This is my present situation. Currently, I’ve been neck-deep in flight hunting for winter break vacation. My destination is Korea, with open possibility to spend some time country-hopping….

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…

Teaching in Korea: Why or Why Not?

For many  new or subscribed readers to my blog I would like to take the time to let you know about my previous work experience as an ESL teacher in Korea. Many Westerners or English speakers who reside in Korea are more likely than not to have either taught English, become p/t private tutors, or…