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A Little Homesickness and the 4th of July

Tweet There isn’t a whole lot that makes me homesick. Sure I miss Christmas with family or my mom’s cooking at Thanksgiving, but for the most part I don’t get homesick. Today was a little different though. I really like the 4th of July back home. The BBQs, days by the pool, fireworks, watching a […]

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Back in Korea

Tweet I left Migukistan (aka the USA) in late March to return to the Land that Logic Forgot. I spent roughly 5 months at home visiting friends and family and generally slacking off. I had a great time and it was great to see everyone, but I am glad to be back working. I really […]

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My Niece Abigail

Future Travel Plans

Tweet I have always thought of taking off and backpacking around Europe. Before I moved to Korea, I bought a huge map of the world and posted it on my wall beside my computer. Constantly I would look at the map and look up random places around the world on the internet to see what […]

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Feeling Homeless Again

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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New Vocabulary – Homesick

Tweet One of the new vocabulary words for my students this week was homesick.  It was easy to explain since I could use myself as an example.  Now let me clarify before I continue.  Yes I am homesick, but not that much.  I also hear from others back home that they would be terribly homesick […]

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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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