One of Those Beautifully Overwhelming Moments

Sometimes I feel like an old woman. Especially when I try to get up after sitting in one position for too long. (My joints aren’t what they used to be.. sad but true.) I also felt like an old woman on Christmas Eve when I was watching my little siblings (ages 5-10) sing Christmas carols […]

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Lost in a Good Book

Between my life in Seoul and the life I’m about to start in Busan, I find myself in the good ole US of A for three weeks, reconnecting with old friends and enjoying the easy comfort of being home. There have been many pleasant surprises already in the first few days of this trip, including the […]

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Thunderstorm

Wow, thunder just hit so close that I felt my whole house shake!  Tonight there are not only flood warnings out, but there was a tornado warning not too long ago!  Very unusual for Baltimore, Maryland.  The weather is doing crazy things here these days.. I love this storm, though.  There is something distinctly beautiful […]

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Back in the USA (just for a visit)

Just landed in Dulles airport this morning! Can’t believe it’s been a year since I’ve stepped foot in the USㅡit didn’t really hit me until I told the immigration official that this morning. I can’t even describe the strangeness of exiting the airport today and realizing I was in the US of A. I felt […]

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Only 2 Weeks Out: Fears

Lately I have been wondering what I am thinking going off to a foreign country by myself when I have great friends, a wonderful family, a perfectly good house to live in, and even promising job opportunities right where I am. I think about the inevitable loneliness and discomfort I will face, and I start […]

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