When traveling things just happen. Here are some very short stories about the struggles.
I have lived a year without owning an oven. It is a small thing really. For me it was an important piece I was missing. You see, in Korea the culture is to eat out for most meals. Unless you have a family most everyone will go and spend money eating out. Most raw foods … Continue reading An Oven Makes All The Difference (Muuido Island Adventure!)
It seems that whenever life gets busy, I struggle to blog. Except, when I am not busy I feel as though there is nothing to blog about. Hence the distance of time between this post and my last. (Sorry) So, what have I been doing? A lot. (wouldn't it have been funny if I ended … Continue reading So, what have you been doing?
"A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it." - Alfred Hitchcock You may have found out that I enjoy brainyquote.com. 🙂 I have always wanted to live a life worth telling. I knew at a young age that living a life working a job I … Continue reading The Cost of Creating a Story Worth Living
***Note keep reading through the whining there is a realization in the end*** 🙂 This past moth has not been an easy one. With the cold has come some very blizzard like conditions in all parts of my life. I sit here writing this blog physically weak, emotionally exhausted and desperately needing a vacation. Physically … Continue reading What Struggles May Come
“Reflect upon your present blessings -- of which every man has many -- not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.” ― Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings Since moving to Korea I have began to collect memories of blessings and how I felt when I realized I had received one. … Continue reading I Agree With Charles
When you first start living in a foreign country you notice all the little differences in cultures. "They eat their food strange." "They sit funny." "They talk weird." Life in a foreign country is about all the little triumphs. The largest barrier is language. I desperately just want to be able to asking questions in … Continue reading Little Triumphs….Through The Language Barrier
Sometimes things are simply nice to have. One way to realize what is nice to have in the U.S. is by not living in the states. I have yet to make the big move to Korea but here are some cool/nice/amazing things to have (note most of these items I am planning on bringing with … Continue reading A Few Wonderful Things
Long time no blog. I have very little excuse, other than the fact that once work and graduate classes started my life was not my own. In fact (this might be a crime by some standards) I have only been to the beach once this entire year. Mind you the beach is only 15 minutes away … Continue reading God has a plan and I have Facebook