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Sick Again

Tweet I have a few stories to tell, but I have been fighting the worst sinus infection I have ever had.    I don’t want everyone to think I have forgot about my blog.  I’ll be back hopefully this weekend after the antibiotics (that it took me 3 trips to a Dr. to get – yep […]

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Hitting the Wall

Tweet I was very excited about moving to Korea.  I did a lot of research, and I knew that it would be a great experience.  I came here for a variety of reasons.  I wanted to get some experience teaching since that is what I want to do whenever it is I decide to return […]

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Volunteering Overseas

Tweet I have talked in the past about volunteering at a local orphanage.  It has been a very rewarding experience so far.  The kids have really taken to us, and I always have a great time when I am there.  I have been looking into other volunteer opportunities for when I decide to leave South […]

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Making a Difference

Tweet Recently I have been involved in a few conversations on making a difference as a teacher.  I think anyone who gets into teaching wants to make a difference in the lives of those they teach.  I know it has a lot to do with why I wanted to teach.  I felt I could have […]

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Random Observations

Tweet I have been in Korea for just over 4 months, and in that time a few things have stood out.  These are just a few of my observations and they do not represent everyone here.  I do suspect they represent a great many however. First of all, there is a great mixture of rudeness […]

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Giving Back

Tweet I have done a lot of thinking in the past year about many things.  I have thought extensively about how I would love to travel the world, about how I have seen a lot of the USA but there still remains a lot I want to see, and about how I can go about […]

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Three Month Update

Tweet Three months ago I was sitting in Florida looking for a job.  Today I am a stranger in a strange land.  Today is my 3rd month of work in Korea, which also makes my niece 3 months old.  These three months have really gone by quick.  I have learned a lot in the 3 months I have […]

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Busy Times Ahead

Busy Times Ahead

Tweet I get the feeling I have bitten off more than I can chew right now.  I have a lot of free time right now, but I have been finding ways to fill it.  I just realized tonight that I might have too much to do in the coming weeks.  I am trying to finish up […]

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Korean Basketball Game

Tweet I have been wanting to check out a Korean basketball game for some time.  Today I finally got the chance, and I enjoyed the experience. The local team, the Daegu Orions, is one of the worst in the league, and today they showed why.  Last in the standings, they lack a lot of what […]

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Expectations

Tweet I really didn’t know what to expect when I moved halfway around the world to teach English in South Korea.  I had done a lot of reading on various websites, but you never really get the feel for things by reading about it on the internet.  I have worked in different places in the […]

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