Thinking About Home

(Brace yourself for a crushing wave of sentimentality. Because if you thought I could over idealize, romanticize, and just generally be way too cheesy about Korea, just wait until you hear my thoughts on my home town.)   Thinking About Home The thing of "missing home" while you're living abroad is a complex and constantly…

Still Proud to be an American (And Other Rambling Thoughts Inspired by the 4th of July)

July 4th was three days ago. I generally consider myself a very patriotic person but objectively speaking it's a weird time to be an American. Things happen, almost everyday now, that I'm not proud of. Leaders, or future leaders, of our country say things that I'm not proud of. But I will always be proud to be…

Why I’m Teaching English in Korea

As graduation draws nearer and nearer so the questions about what we will all be doing post-college grow more and more frequent. It's salt on the wounds of those people who don't know exactly what the next few years hold, it's the moment that years of work for the people who can give a solid…