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Showing posts from June, 2012

My Kids

Being a Teacher in Korea has really helped me learn  how to be patient. It gives me confidence that I will be able to take care of my future children one day. I want these children to have confidence, not just with english but with everything.

[caption id="attachment_872" align="aligncenter" width="300"] posing for the cam :)[/caption]

Some days I understand nothing, other days I hear them loud and clear.

Some days are better than others. This is an experience of a lifetime.

{Kime Says}

Climbing Mountains

“You're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting,
So... get on your way!”
― Dr. SeussOh, the Places You'll Go!

Below are my reflections of my journey of climbing two mountains back in May.

[caption id="attachment_860" align="aligncenter" width="300"] This mountain is very famous for its flowers.[/caption]

living in Ganghwa Island, I am surrounded by mountains. I  almost feel ashamed to say that while I have been here for a while, I have not climbed a mountain here until today, and what a journey it was.

The journey was so long, first getting on the bus, then climbing the mountain to the Buddhist temple. After that, my friend and I  climbed a steep 200 meters to the  the point that you have the best view of the flowers, then another  500 meters away to the top, where you could see all the island.

We were intrigued to explore the  other paths on the mountain. So we headed out to view  some dolmans, and that's where we started to…

Baseball Game

This past Easter was my first away from home, and my first easter to not go to church. I spent my time at a Korean baseball game instead.  The field was only in Incheon, technically in the same city that we were in, but it took over an hour to get there. It was well worth the wait. ,  Enjoy some pictures and notice my Hello Kitty Letterman jacket!

[caption id="attachment_831" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="My first hotdog in Korea! I got really sick afterwards"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_832" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="There is no such thing as dressing down in Korea, notice this lady still wore her heals"][/caption]

The stadium was PACKED!  The game was amazing ( from what I understood out of it). The home team, SK won the game!  Weird coincidence: I found out that Korea also has a team called The Twins! they are one of several teams based in  Seoul. Baseball is very huge in K…

Hello Kitty

For those of you who may not know, I am in love with Hello Kitty! Because of this, made sure to visit the  Hello Kitty Cafe in March, in  Hongdae! Take a look at the pictures below!

[caption id="attachment_817" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="outside the cafe"][/caption]

My hot coca

[caption id="attachment_819" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Inside the cafe"][/caption]

[caption id="attachment_821" align="aligncenter" width="290" caption="Another look inside the cafe"]Our cake!

Korea is a great place to be if you love Hello Kitty!

{Kime Says}


today i was able to go to another island close to my house

seokmo do only about 10 min away from Gawahga island by boat.... seriously I'm pretty sure I could walk there if the tide was low enough.

We went to bosoma temple there, and i was so surprised. i didnt think it was goint ot be so big or actually fuctuning. all the temples i've been to have been just for show! i was surprised to see monks, and having them praying ( it as Buddah's birthday so there as a lot going on!