So long Korea, farewell

Less than 24 minutes until we leave Seoul for the ferry port in Incheon, where an under-sized bunk bed will be my sleeping arrangements for the night. Seventeen hours on the Yellow Sea until reaching the shores of Qingdao. I’m leaving Korea. Again. And I’m not coming back. Maybe. I’ve said that three times before.Continue reading “So long Korea, farewell”

The countdown starts

Tomorrow I say goodbye to balloon art, hotel class, bank class, airplane class, swimming pool, dodge ball, newspaper fashion show… Tomorrow is the last day of the easiest job of my life. Five days until I leave Seoul. Sixteen days until I leave Korea. Seventeen days until I dock on the shore of Qingdao. TwentyContinue reading “The countdown starts”

Back on the saddle

Just over three months of my blogging hiatus, I’m back. Back on the last day of my life to wear contact lenses. Tomorrow begins one week of glasses only (minus the 8 hours of “teaching” swimming I’ll be doing this week), as one week from tomorrow at this time, my eyes will be freshly lasiked.Continue reading “Back on the saddle”

My only friend, the end.

This is the end. Today is the last day of my 365 day photo challenge. I did it. I actually took a picture every day for three hundred and sixty five days. And I didn’t cheat. Not even once. Though some days, the photos were not exactly my best attempt at photography, or even creativityContinue reading “My only friend, the end.”

Strepped out

1. Female doctors who speak English. When she asked me to open my throat to look inside, she gasped and said “woah!” I don’t think that’s a good sign. 2. Early days for getting done the things that need to get done and still have some time to relax my possible strep-throat-carrying body. 3. WeeksContinue reading “Strepped out”

Good boys

1. When a good student’s (Colin, left) energy rubs off on a crazy student (right, Andy) and they read comic books in the library during lunch break, while the other kids scream their heads off. 2. Sunny weather and a lunch time stroll around the block. 3. Because after this post, I only have 5Continue reading “Good boys”