April 6, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
Today a white woman got on the bus, and I was struck by her confidence. As is typical on a bus in South Korea, she was the only fully white person on board, but she just calmly smacked her gum and found a seat. My first thought was, “This is the allure of a woman in […]
July 10, 2014.Reading time 3 minutes.
This morning as I was looking out my window, I got a strange feeling, the same feeling I have when I’m traveling in a new country. The homes, streets, nooks and crannies are unfamiliar, and my eyes linger, imagining the lives of those who inhabit them, imagining how it might feel to live there. It’s a feeling of […]