Over-preparation Windfall

Written by on 02.09.2014 | Teaching

As of yesterday, I was unsure as to whether I would be teaching on the first day of the session for Institute. The session starts on a staggered schedule to allow for students moving onto campus, or starting their semester to sign up at the last possible moment. I got a notification late last evening […]

Openly hostile?

Written by on 01.09.2014 | Teaching

Our second semester started this year with declarations and proclamations. We’ve been getting more communication from managers and directors. They’ve been sending out memos telling us how the program is adapting to new situations. As the communication gets related to us, no actual information is offered as a reason why something is happening. The tone […]

Is jetlag contagious?

Written by on 31.08.2014 | Parenting

My trip up to the airport was more eventful than normal. While riding in the express bus, we almost got in an accident when a car decided to take the bus lane and pulled out in front of us. It required a more than gentle “tap” on the breaks. Later, when taking an exit, we […]

Cross town cake

Written by on 29.08.2014 | Korean life, Parenting

My wife has her birthday spent on an airplane returning to Korea after her extended trip in the United States with my parents and kids. It really is unfortunate that she won’t be back home to celebrate, but she did have a party with my family in the States before the diaspora spreads us across […]