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Shopaholic’s Dream, Wallet’s Nightmare

Korean consumer culture became apparent quickly after settling in. National economic success is evident in the high-rise apartment, conglomerated office buildings and numerous shopping markets. Although my motto is “ If you work hard, you should shop hard,” I’ve never encountered shopping centers of this magnitude and the obsession with fashion and beauty. 516 more words

Seoul

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Attention shoppers!
Two-for-one clone discount price
Brain-tape while U wait.

Haiku

Looking for Heuristics.

The Two Mysteries, also known as a painting of a painting of a drawing of a pipe, probably doesn’t mean much to you right now. It didn’t mean anything to me when I began reading this chapter by Sturken and Cartwright. 708 more words

Connections

Surplus of Stuff

Consumerism, a concept that continues to…

Baffle me.

Haunt me.

Consume me.

And I cannot stop thinking about it.

It baffles me, how consumerism is so prevalent in society. 638 more words

Two Necessary Seasons of Life: Pruning and Dormancy

by BECKY ELDREDGE

http://www.ignatianspirituality.com/19578/two-necessary-seasons-of-life-pruning-and-dormancy/

Last year my prayer life told me it was pruning season. After years of being in the full bloom of my outward call, it was time to re-evaluate life’s commitments. 426 more words

Culture

Assault

Assault on senses

Sound

Sight

All clamouring for my attention

Seeking the spotlight.

 

Invasion of privacy

Striking at my core

Onslaught on my being.

Breaking into awareness… 7 more words

My Wild Garden