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….

A letter to the Optimist

Optimism is joyful searching; pessimism is a prison of fear and a clutching at illusionary safety. ~ Kathleen A. Brehony Strangely enough while looking for a quote to boost my spirits on being optimistic I ran into an equal amount of pessimistic quotes on optimism…what is that about? I have felt a little drained these days….

Creepy Love Movie Weekend

I started off this lovely week on Tuesday night having dinner with my friend Lydia. We had dinner in Itaewon…Mexican of all choices.  It was a little pricey for Mexican…but I enjoyed every bite. My students are having a Christmas concert in a couple of weeks so I’ve been listening to my fair share of…

Weekend Warrior

Beginning this past Thursday I am off work at 6pm instead of 8:10! Of course to celebrate this monumental moment of joy I decided to attend a Language Meetup in Kangnam.   With some encouragement of random strangers at my table I went in front of 80 or so people to introduce myself in Korean.  Despite shaking…

Thanksgivings + Birthdays

Friday morning I woke up nice and early so I could talk to my family over Skype since they were in the middle of Thanksgiving dinner.  I mostly just made myself hungry since everyone in the room was chowing down…when is tele-porting food going to start?  After being serenaded by little Jaleeah, I went back to sleep…