Archive | December, 2009

2009 Is Coming to a Close

Tweet Well 2009 is coming to a close very soon. I have mixed emotions on starting a new year. On one hand I am very excited. I am in a new exciting place and I love my job. I have always dreamed of traveling and teaching and at the moment I am doing both. This […]

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Christmas in Korea

Christmas in Korea

Tweet I have spent Christmas away from my immediate family before, but those years I always had my ex’s family to spend it with. So this was a new experience for me. I am thousands of miles away from home and spent my first Christmas with no family around. I wasn’t sure how it would […]

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Christmas is Coming Soon

Christmas is Coming Soon

Tweet Christmas is less than 3 days away, and it really doesn’t seem like it. There are very little decorations here in Korea aside from the random Santa in a small shop or a few decorations at large department stores. I can picture all the lights and decorations around town back home. I saw pictues […]

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Cowboys or Cowgirls??

Tweet I can’t seem to figure this team out. For the past 10 years or so, Dallas has laid egg after egg in December. This horrible streak they are on then continues into the playoffs where they haven’t won a game in 13 years I think. So far they have lost 2 winnable games in […]

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Funny Sign

Funny Sign

Tweet I got this pic via email today, and thought it was great.

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My Students Make Me Laugh

Tweet So the other day in class my lower level kids were drawing Christmas pictures and coloring them when I noticed a new name on one of them. I walked up to her and asked if I had misspelled her name the whole time, knowing I hadn’t. She started laughing and grabbed her eraser. Her […]

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A Nice Surprise

A Nice Surprise

Tweet I got a surprise in the mail today. My parents sent me a package, or a parcel as the Brits at work call it. I really wasn’t expecting anything, and honestly it doesn’t matter what is in it. Sometimes it’s just nice to know that someone is thinking of you even though you might […]

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Donghwasa Temple

Donghwasa Temple

Tweet I love living in a big city. I love how I can catch a cab or bus within a block or so of my apartment and be anywhere in the city in a matter of minutes. It is a nice change from having to get in my car and drive to get anywhere back […]

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Seomun Market

Seomun Market

Tweet Last Sunday I ventured down to Seomun Market here in Daegu. Seomun has over 4,000 shops and is the largest Korean market in Daegu and one of the 3 largest in Korea. The market has items ranging from traditional clothing, to shoes, socks, and newer clothes, to various types of vegetables and meats, to […]

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40 by 40

Tweet So I have been thinking about this for some time, and I have seen other similar things on other blogs/sites I read. I feel like I not really wasted my 20’s but more so maybe that I didn’t get all I could have out of it. Maybe that is part of the reason I […]

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