Archive from January, 2011

So Long and Thanks for All The Kimchi (or Annyeonghi Gyeseyo)

So Long and Thanks for All The Kimchi (or Annyeonghi Gyeseyo)

I have loved Korea since the first time I set foot here nearly four years ago. I could say it […]

Jan 27, 2011     No Comments
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Why Getting Off At The Wrong Stop Just Might Be The Right Thing To Do

Why Getting Off At The Wrong Stop Just Might Be The Right Thing To Do

I don’t usually do much planning when I travel. I may pick out a handful of sights I don’t want […]

Jan 25, 2011     2 Comments
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Where In Jeju Island Am I?

Where In Jeju Island Am I?

The day that camp ended, I relocated from Cheju Halla College on the outskirts of town to the fabulous Yeha […]

Jan 25, 2011     No Comments
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What to do When Your Classroom Turns into Junior WWE Smackdown

What to do When Your Classroom Turns into Junior WWE Smackdown

Today started out way too quietly for it to be a normal day. After my last post about the out […]

Jan 19, 2011     No Comments
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How To Move Mountains Without Getting a Hernia

How To Move Mountains Without Getting a Hernia

I’m beginning to think that the parents of my female middle school students either misread the description of the camp […]

Jan 18, 2011     2 Comments
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The Peace and Chaos of Not Understanding a Word Around Me

The Peace and Chaos of Not Understanding a Word Around Me

There is something quite peaceful about not knowing what is being said all around me. I don’t get drawn into […]

Jan 16, 2011     No Comments
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I Love My Students, Except for Today

I love my students. I adore them. I look forward to seeing them and hearing what they have to say […]

Jan 13, 2011     No Comments
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Soup For Every Meal!

Soup For Every Meal!

Meals here at the camp are, by American standards, strange. Strange in flavor, strange in pairings, strange in what is […]

Jan 11, 2011     2 Comments
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Abba, Irony and Inappropriate Lyrics

My students have been learning ‘Honey Honey’, ‘SOS’ and ‘Dancing Queen’ for a singing contest today and a performance later […]

Jan 10, 2011     No Comments
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