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life is full of routines and little quirks no matter what country you find yourself in

Merry Christmas 2016!

Another Christmas has come and gone.  I enjoyed a Christmas party, I had presents under my mini tree, and I ordered Chinese food for dinner, so I managed to fit in all the Christmas traditions. Christmas in Korea isn’t the … Continue reading

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My Mom’s trip to South Korea

After living in South Korea for almost two years, I finally had my first visitor!  My mom came to see me for 10 days! We got to take a bus tour around Seoul and do some exploring in Cheonan.  I … Continue reading

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“I love you, here’s some spam”

Chuseok is considered to be the Korean Thanksgiving.  It happens on a different date each year but is during the fall time and celebrates the fall harvest.  People get time off work and spend time with their extended families and … Continue reading

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I moved!

I’ve been away from the blog because I got a new job at two schools in Cheonan!  While moving to Seoul from Cheonan only takes an hour on the bus, I’ve been busy cleaning, unpacking, cleaning, setting up lesson plans, … Continue reading

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When you give a whale a macaroon

Let me be clear that I have never been to France.  I have never had macaroons created by a master chef.  I am not the person to judge the quality of a pastry.  But these macaroons were delicious and the … Continue reading

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When the yellow dust hits

Ever heard of yellow dust?  I hadn’t until I moved to Korea.  Every year around springtime, all the dust and sand from the desert in Mongolia and China gets carried to Korea by strong winds.  Sometimes you can see the … Continue reading

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My new neighborhood

There are problems and then there are first world problems.  I’ve been having the first worldiest (I’m sure that isn’t a real word) of first world problems.  My apartment wifi wasn’t working, hence the lack of posts. But the wifi … Continue reading

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