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Moving

So I am now living in Seoul. Said goodbye to Jeonju with bottles of cold beer and some dried fish as crispy as the accompanying sauce was spicy. It’s my first time living in a “real” city. It’s a city … Continue reading

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A question for those who seek to tell our stories in the name of a higher power

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First Supper Club

Cooked for some good people on a friend’s rooftop! (photo credit Emily Ahn)

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Cooking as an Adoptee

If they called you bougie Like a pepper with no knee slap   If everything we touch, touches us And the chopsticks were like two shoelaces in your fingers   If the way we have forgotten what a carrot should … Continue reading

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Jeju Island School Field trip

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Beyond Qualifications: contextualizing the foreign English teaching experience

I post this as an foreign English teacher working and living in Korea. I post this as a Korean-American adoptee and as a recipient of a privileged government teaching contract. I post this out of my love for education as the … Continue reading

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My feelings on the media that either says that the DPRK is a dangerous threat, or that the DPRK is not a big deal and it’s a situation most South Koreans are numb to

There has been a lot of media hype about the tensions on the Korean Peninsula. While much of the media has covered the fear we should be feeling, some writers have been taking the “bold” stance of speaking about a … Continue reading

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