Monthly Archives: December 2012

birthday part one

my birthday fell on a monday this year. i also happened to be gone on that monday (and for the rest of the week) since i was going to be at EIC (see previous post). david and i had made … Continue reading

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English Immersion Camp

from december 10th through the 14th, i was randomly picked to help lead a week of english camp, along with 3 other native english teachers. i was grumbling and dragging my feet about it, mainly because it was on my … Continue reading

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an empty bus and mariah carey

this was a jam-packed full month. i had an epic birthday week, david acted in 6 play performances as denmark, and we had a blast celebrating christmas. it’s a tough month to be away from home, but i feel like … Continue reading

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Korean Elections

By November, were you sick of all of those political ads bombarding you on tv, on the internet, or on the radio?  Wish your elections were more upbeat?  With more dancing and singing? Have you ever hoped your elections were … Continue reading

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Jirisan 지리산

Last weekend we went on a bit of an unexpected trip.  Midweek we were asked if we wanted to go hiking one of Korea’s most famous mountains, Jirisan.  Knowing this may very well be our last hike before the winter … Continue reading

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A little over a week ago people in America sat around the dinner table with their families, gave thanks, and ate some turkey.  For me, like many Americans, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays.  Yes, there’s the food of … Continue reading

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busan weekend

at the end of october, we had a weekend getaway to busan, which has become one of my favorite places to be in korea. the original intent was to see the international fireworks display on saturday night, but things didn’t … Continue reading

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