Archive | November, 2009

Korean Christmas Decorations at Local Department Store

Korean Christmas Decorations at Local Department Store

Tweet Not much happened today (Sunday) since it is raining out. I have basically spent the day at either KFC or Starbucks hijacking a better internet signal. Right now I am at Lotteria (like a McDonalds) sitting eating some spicy chicken strips and surfing the web. I took a tour of Dong-A, the big department […]

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Thanksgiving Abroad

Tweet So Thursday was Thanksgiving in America. The American teachers at my school tried to get by on having a few things that reminded us of home. A gracious teacher from upstairs in our middle school department made deviled eggs and brought them down. They were delicious. I tried for a few days to find […]

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Poem

Tweet I don’t know why I thought of this last night at work, but I did. It’s an old poem that I remember from elementary school. I know it has several variations but this is the one I remember. One bright day in the middle of the night,Two dead men got up to fight.Back to […]

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A Good Weekend

A Good Weekend

Tweet This was a good weekend but it sure went by quickly. Friday night a few of the guys from work went out for barbeque, which is just fantastic here. Saturday was a busy day. Another one of the teachers and I went downtown to wonder around and do some shopping. We hopped on the […]

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Officially an Alien Now

Tweet I have been here for just over 2 weeks now. I am starting to adjust to things, and so far I am really enjoying it here. Next week I start to teach classes, and I am excited about that. I am still observing at work for the next two days, but I did have […]

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An Uncle Again and Finally Start Work

Tweet So first of all is the big news of my niece being born on Wednesday. Abigail Elizabeth Bynum is the new addition to the family and I couldn’t be more happier for my brother and his wife. I only wish I could have been there with everyone. Well I started work this week. Wednesday […]

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Trip Downtown and Health Check

Tweet I have been lazy the past few days and not updated anything. It gets to be a pain to walk down to the internet cafe to do email, blog, etc.. Hopefully by the end of the week I’ll have internet in my apartment which will make things easier. So Sunday I decided I would […]

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New Photos of Neighborhood

Tweet I am still pretty tired from the previous 2 days, so this will be short and sweet today. Really all I have to update anyone on are some pics from my neighborhood. Check out the link to Flickr to the right of this post and see more of where I live. Oh and I […]

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Another Day – Another Adventure

Tweet I am still trying to get my sleep schedule where it needs to be. This jet lag is still kicking my butt. I decided early this morning, and when I say early I mean 4am-ish, that I would try and venture down to the Emart in town. This is like a Walmart. I need […]

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First day in SK

First day in SK

Tweet My gansta roll of won. It felt nice walking around with 350,000+ in cash. Well I am here. I am in my apartment (pics to come) and trying to settle in. I didn’t get to see much yesterday. I got to Daegu about 11am and after being dropped off at my apartment, I went […]

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