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"I miss Sunday"

In addition to teaching kindergarten, I also tutor older children. Although not as cuddly as the adorable ankle biter below, it’s nice to change the scenery in the afternoon, so to speak. 274 more words

Twelve less-drunken Limes

In 8 months, my little limes have transformed from wobbly, shy babies, into surly little chatterboxes, excited to shout their observations (or whatever their friend just shouted) at the top of the lungs as often as possible.   466 more words

My 2 to 10! (aka 9 to 5)

Hello friends!  I wanted to use this blog post to tell you more about my new job here in Korea.  But first, some background information. 707 more words

The Journey is half the Battle

I feel like that title is a quote from someone, somewhere… but it just felt appropriate. I was waiting to make my first post on this blog for a while now, I was debating posting about my preparation and freaking out before actually coming to Korea but I feel like a real, raw post of what I’ve actually went through on my journey here made for a better blog. 1,624 more words


대학교 졸업 후...

It’s one of those questions I often get asked: “What do you want to do after you graduate university?”

In all honesty, I am not sure yet. 403 more words


Sports Day!

Today we had an event with our school and the other branch in Daegu. In our contract, we were made aware that there may be a few days in the year where we need to work on a weekend. 388 more words


An E2 for Two

We had been working on the VISA process since March. “Hurry up and wait,” was the motto of one of the recruiters. You’re not supposed to work with more than one, but no prospective “teacher” would listen to that.  357 more words