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Summer Begins

Summer begins early here in Southern Spain.  Long days with orange sunsets lingering closer to midnight every week. Long days full of sand, friends and long lunches under oversize umbrellas perched atop the lolling seashore. Vista Hermosa is a stone’s throw from the Navy base where we do our grocery shopping and Dr. appts.  How… Continue reading Summer Begins

Cultural Musings · Food · Korea

Cut From the Same Cloth

It was at church this past Sunday that I realized something.  I have spent the last 9 months here pointing out all the differences between Americans and Koreans when I should be focusing on the ways we are the same.  A Korean woman asked my friend and I if, in America, husbands and wives grow… Continue reading Cut From the Same Cloth

Cultural Musings · Food · Korea · Trips

I Love Gyeonggi-do (do I really?)

Joe and I went on a Cultural Tour of Gyeonggi-do last weekend.   Just some background info, Gyeonggi-do, sometimes referred to as Kyeongi-do because Gs and Ks are interchangeable in Hangul, is the province we live in.  Over 20% of Korea’s population, live in Gyeonggi-do and it encompasses Seoul and Suwon, two large cities in… Continue reading I Love Gyeonggi-do (do I really?)

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Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto! (Image heavy post)

I’m back from Tokyo although a 16 hour night sleep was in order… Jayme and I had an awesome time and it was way too short. I was definitely not ready to come back to stinky Korea. We stayed in Fussa, a little town outside Tokyo, where Yokota AB is located. Fussa is very cute,… Continue reading Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto! (Image heavy post)