Super Photo Corner – Going Going Back Back To Cali Cali

After 18 months abroad, I had the privilege of visiting home soil again.  I whiled away two weeks in California snowboarding, watching movies, and gorging myself on Mexican food and ice cream until my stomach bulged and I prayed for the sweet relief of kimchi and death. My Dad was somewhat happy to see me.  … Continue reading Super Photo Corner – Going Going Back Back To Cali Cali

My First Temple Stay

 I felt supremely grateful for the timing of the Chuseok holiday. Between classroom difficulties (one student accused of cheating during a game yelled at my co-teacher and his classmates), lesson difficulties (A lesson bombed due to insufficient English speaking and excessive ease), and other serious interpersonal student problems beyond the scope of my class, I … Continue reading My First Temple Stay

Super Photo Corner – Vacation – Pyeongchang to Singapore

Returning to school has been both anxiety-inducing as well as a blessing.  On one hand, I am working to shake off rust (I haven't taught a full class in well over two months).  I'm also getting used to a new office space and two new co-teachers. However, it does feel good to get back into … Continue reading Super Photo Corner – Vacation – Pyeongchang to Singapore