Back in August I took the leap from the apartment secured by the Institute and struck out on my own - finding my own apartment with the help of a local real estate office. After some initial challenges and hardships common to all who move, I feel very satisfied and comfortable in this 2-bed, 1-bath … Continue reading Super Photo Corner – New Apartment = PICS
There's something contradictory about how time passes in a new job in a new neighborhood. On one side, time crawls like a snail as I pause to process new environments. Where is my office? Where is my apartment? Where is the convenience store? Where is the grocery store? What lovely trees over there! And the … Continue reading New Job. New Home. Week One.
At the conclusion of the 2018 class schedule, I boarded a bus with over 30 fellow teachers for a well-earned retreat. Many people refer to this as a "workshop." By rule, the outing must incorporate an educational component. For us, that consisted of a 20-minute video and lecture on secondary education at Yeosu High School. … Continue reading Super Photo Corner – Yeosu Teacher Trip
After about five hours of sleep, I found myself in the regrettable position of sleeping in until 6:30. I guess waking up early on a regular basis isn’t free of consequences. It was no matter. I managed to use the PC in my room (which was riddled with viruses and spyware) to do some journaling … Continue reading The Yeosu Trip (Part Two)
This trip was about a month in the making. Forces aligned and empowered me to solo-travel to Yeosu to meet up with friends. It all started when Tee tacked a photo to my Facebook wall. A drink at a local foreigner bar with my name on it? How could I resist? On top of that, … Continue reading The Yeosu Trip (Part One)