Category Archives: Seasonal

Boseong Tea Festival

Korea has all sorts of festivals and lately it seems like anything can become a festival to bring in more tourism (and it works too!). This weekend became a splendid 4-day weekend since it was also Children’s Day (a national holiday in Korea). As a lover of tea, and just to do something on a […]

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An Embassy Thanksgiving

The closest Korea gets to Thanksgiving is Chuseok, which was celebrated earlier this fall. You can check out my previous posts on this here and here. This was the first Thanksgiving that I have missed and haven’t been with my family. It’s been difficult with all of these holidays and being so far from home, […]

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My Puppies

The other day, while driving home, I heard the local radio station going on about the dog contest they were having. I am pretty sure that they were having it based off submitted photographs through their website. I had thought about entering my dog’s photos, but I was lazy and never did it. Anyway, here […]

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Signs of Spring

So I was out, helping my parents clean up the backyard which was still recovering from the most recent snow squall. I noticed that on the some of the bushes, there were already small buds forming. An early spring? The plants might have gotten it wrong, as next week we are forecast for another large […]

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Ice, Ice, Everywhere, And Not A Drop To Drink

The snow has not let up, but then again what do you expect? This is the northeast after all. Last night we got ice.
The good thing about ice is that it almost guarantees that there is a snow day, because unlike snow, which you can plow up if you are given enough time before the storm lets up, ice gets everywhere and stays.

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