Monthly Archives: October 2011

you got mail

just a quick announcement to let you know that mailing something to our address(es) will actually arrive in our hands! we received mail recently from the cowgers and from cousin Molly (thank you, thank you, thank you) and they were the … Continue reading

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a study in contrasts

korea is unnervingly complex. it has such great advancements in technology (samsung, LG, the high-quality and forever-loved-by-me KIA motors), transportation (efficient buses, high-speed trains, and smooth, serene subways) and even in aspects of its educational system (hey, they hired us didn’t they? … Continue reading

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the singing room

we’ve heard that korea has close to 50 million people living on a land mass comparable in size to indiana – and of that land mass, only about 1/3rd of it is inhabitable. this basically means korea has a ton … Continue reading

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mr. breeann

one of the english teachers who i share an office with invited david and i to accompany her on an overnight stay at a temple on the weekend of october 8th and 9th. through limited conversations in the days leading … Continue reading

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Ordinary/Extraordinary

Today has been one of my favorite days in Korea, hands down.  BreeAnn and I didn’t go sight-seeing.  We didn’t travel to a new city.  In fact, we barely left our apartment.  But today had to be one of the … Continue reading

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sweet seoul

october 1st, 2nd, and 3rd gave us another holiday weekend (not sure why, but no complaints!) coupled with beautiful fall weather, so we decided there was really only 1 place to go: seoul. we hopped an express bus saturday morning, making … Continue reading

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Start over

The hardest part of leaving America wasn’t giving my dad the keys to my Toyota Corolla.  Nor was it moving all of our possessions into storage (a close second).  It wasn’t the even the fact that I won’t be able to watch … Continue reading

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