Beaches, Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, Balsamic

I like to call this the Four Bs. I went walking through Torrey Pines this weekend with my sister and our friend Kay. We walked along the beach and although it was too chilly to get in the water the view was amazing. The part of the beach we walked along had few people and the…

Magic + Apartments + Dead Presidents

Hello Everyone!  I’m still alive and well.  I know the President of North Korea died, however today was business as usual.  No one seems to be in panic although I wasn’t on the metro since Sunday afternoon…I haven’t been touched by any severe panic. I did go to a “MAGIC CONCERT” on Saturday night staring Hyun-woo Choi….

Consumption Awareness

So I’ve been in Korea over a month now.  After only one month, I’ve become more aware of my consumption of goods and services especially hot water, electricity, and gas.  In my apartment there are about 5 outlets.  I have a surge protector in one of them.  Since I don’t have a lot of outlets…

Recycle

So most apartments in and around Seoul are pretty small.  I know this because my friend H came to visit me and he said my studio was pretty big, followed by wow, wow, good, good.  (I’m living a very nice life here.)  Anyway I was thinking about how much trash I create relative to my…

NGO To Watch: Hug It Forward

I’ve had the opportunity to work with an awesome nonprofit called Hug It Forward.  It’s mission is to be a catalyst for change through bridging the gap between intangible actions (like the power of a hug) and tangible change (like building schools).  They want to get as many people involved in the movement without requiring fiscal…