Night hike last night We started at Beomeosa Temple Up Up Up to the fortress wall monks were chanting in the deepness of the woods if you were in the back of the group [which i was] then it felt like they were chanting you on it was a battle between the heat of our [...]
Picnicking is one of my favorite words & activities. We did that for my birthday. My friends bring it, when we picnic. Fresh homemade salsa, penne with mushrooms and garbanzo beans, tofu marinated in oriental dressing with greens, cupcakes, caprese salad, spinach dip, baguettes, and lots of makgeolli, wine, and beer. We were also in an ideal [...]
We play, imagine, and recycle – Noridan About Noridan We had a holiday on a hot Monday a few weeks back. I took to the streets with my bicycle and rode to PNU. At a certain point I was able to get on the newly renovated river trail. It is now filled with ducks, plants, [...]
One of the best films I have seen in quite some time. All of the characters were stunning, and also fairly complex, broken away from the stereotypes of most romantic dramas. This movie defines romance. A fresh projection of our senses, and the role they play in our passion and ideas of love. Also beauty, [...]
Last year before my birthday I completed my life list. I have some updates! 25. visit all 5 of Korea’s National Treasures Korea has way more that 5 National Treasures, in fact hundreds. And so far I have seen two of them. I will aim for 5. Easily done before next summer. Seokguram Grotto Changgyeonggung [...]
Ooops! When I took Grizzly for her first round of vaccinations the vet asked me, “Did you not teach your cat Korean”, “I don’t think she speaks Korean at all”. I replied, ” No, I’m sorry, she only speaks English and a bit of Spanish”. The vet laughed. So how much Korean do I speak? [...]
One of my more advance classes is a group of 3. Ages 6-7 now. When they started with me they were 5! We dig deep sometimes in the English language. They ask me once to explain what real means. So last week we practiced talking in the format of questions and answers. I let them [...]
Various things were created: hula hoop decoration headband recreating Monsters and Bears! Feliz brought a giant jar of moijitos and as we pricked our thumbs we enjoyed the delicious mint. We all walked away with something made with our two hands! I think we need to do this again, asap!