Fun with Essays

July 28, 2010

Tweet Each week I teach several writing classes.  I get to see some really funny stuff come through in those essays the kids write. Some times their broken English comes across even stronger in their writing as opposed to their speaking.  This is one example.  This student emailed in their essay so nothing has been […]

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Feeling Homeless Again

July 23, 2010

Tweet I moved to Daegu just over 8 months ago.  I came from a small town in Florida where my parents were living.  It never really felt like it would be my permanent home, but I knew the area well.  My parents grew up there, I visited my grandparents there all my life, and I […]

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5 Things That Surprised About South Korea

July 20, 2010

Tweet I have been in South Korea for over 8 months now – boy has it flown by too.  I really didn’t know what to expect when I got here.  I did a lot of reading on different sites and forums about what life was like here, but a few things surprised me. Moving across […]

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When was the last time you ordered a buger?

Bugers or Burgers?

July 11, 2010

Tweet I can’t remember that last time somebody I know went to a burger joint, and ordered a buger.  I doubt they get too many orders, but if they do you at least know they are freshly cooked. This is at a new burger place near my house.  The burgers are pretty good, for Korea […]

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The screen in the DVD Bang.

First Trip to a DVD Bang

July 3, 2010

Tweet Last week was the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War.  On June 25, 1950, North Korean soldiers crossed the 38th parallel and invaded South Korea.  There were all sorts of celebrations with veterans all weekend.  I wanted to celebrate it in my own way.  There has been a Korean movie I have been wanting […]

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4th Time a Charm?

June 29, 2010

Tweet I haven’t forgotten about updating my blog.  I have just been too sick to do so.  I went to the doctor for the 4th time today.  I am feeling better, but I felt I needed more antibiotics to get over this horrible sinus infection.  I also got something for my sore throat.  I have […]

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Sick Again

June 22, 2010

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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The Lost Generation

June 3, 2010

Tweet I really enjoyed this video, so I thought i would share it with everyone I could.  It really hit home when watching it.   This world is really getting worse by the day, but as the video says, we can change this.  If more people simply started caring more about those around them, things would […]

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Candidates on the Road

Election Time

June 1, 2010

Tweet Local elections here in Korea are tomorrow June 2nd.  For the past 10 days there has been a lot of campaigning going on.  Most of the campaigning consists of large banners, trucks with large speakers, and women dancing and singing in unison.  It’s definitely been an interesting sight. Near my home is a busy […]

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I Have Been Bitten by the Travel Bug

May 30, 2010

Tweet Before I decided to fully commit and come to South Korea to work, I talked to my sister-in-law who has more traveling experience than anyone else in my family.  She told me two things prior to leaving that have stuck with me.  The first was write a journal.  That is partially what this is, […]

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