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Green Nose Medication

Medicine in South Korea

Tweet Being sick is never fun.  I don’t know if its the kids that constantly cough or sneeze everywhere, or the yellow dust that blows in from China, but I tend to keep getting colds.  Typically, the colds aren’t too bad, but they are a bummer when having to work all week. Both times I […]

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Sometimes You Need a Proofreader

Tweet English is everywhere here in Korea.  People are fascinated with it even if they don’t know what it says.  Everywhere you go there are English sayings on t-shirts, store windows, menus, notebooks and just about everything else you can think of.  Many times the words are just misspelled a little, but more times than […]

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Children’s Day

Tweet Yesterday was a national holiday in Korea, and no it wasn’t because it was Cinco de Mayo.  May 5th is Children’s Day in Korea.  It’s a day to let the kids go wild and be kids.  Everyone is out of school and places like zoos, amusement parks, and other children’s attractions are busy. Within […]

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Photo Essay - The War Memorial of Korea

Photo Essay – The War Memorial of Korea

Tweet Here are a few of the photos I shot at The War Memorial of Korea.  It is an interesting place in Seoul and should be a must see for anyone in the area.  These are only a few of the photos I took.  If you would like to see more, you can check out […]

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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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Seomun Market

The Forgotten City?

Tweet When people start to plan a trip to South Korea they look toward Seoul or Busan and rightfully so.  However, there is another place that should be given strong consideration, and it happens to be on the way from Seoul to Busan, Daegu. Daegu gets overlooked at times when it comes to South Korea, but […]

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Orions Mascot

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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Beretta 9mm Target

A Day of Shooting Stuff

Tweet Today a bunch of us ventured out to the shooting range here in Daegu.  There is nothing like a good day of just shooting something, even if it’s just a target or clay pigeon.  Four of us from our school headed downtown to meet some of the fine folks from the other branch of […]

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New Years Weekend

New Years Weekend

Tweet New Years weekend was a busy one for me. I took it easy on New Year’s Eve, then hit the road for a few day trips over the weekend. Friday a couple other teachers and I took off for a day trip to Seoul. I had been wanting some new shoes, and since I […]

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Snow Day!

Snow Day!

Tweet Well this weekend was really busy. From a New Years Eve, to a trip to Seoul, to a trip to a local temple I had a lot of fun. I am working on some posts about NYE and my long weekend, but first I wanted to share about the snow we had today. This […]

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