Blast from the Past: Camping, Sake, and Naked Irishmen

Originally written October 12, 2006 Good morning (or night to most of you),I have finally recovered from the long weekend and I am proud to report that I have lived to tell the tale! For some reason I remember having…

Night and Day, Day and Night

I awoke this morning feeling absolutely identical to yesterday morning. In a word, miserable. I rolled out of bed, used my stolen wifi to e-mail my boss to tell him that I couldn’t come in again today. I go back…

Hospital, New Apartment, and Not Yet Settling In

September 13, 2010 15:55 I don’t want to be writing this blog. No, I wanted to be writing about the awesome time I had at the F.C. Seoul soccer match on Saturday. However, I’ll have to save that blog for…

Putting it in Perspective

September 9, 2010 22:42 It was a bit of a surreal experience watching my coworker, Chris, have such a horrible day. He’s leaving Korea Poly School after 4 years this week and the school more or less reneged on a…

Blast from the Past: I am not currently, nor have I ever been a member of the Communist Party

Originally written May 14, 2007 Somewhere between the growing economic powerhouse of China to the north and the developing Southeast Asian powers of Vietnam and Thailand to the east and west, respectively, lies the small, landlocked nation of Laos. Technically…

Money for Nothin’ and Grad School for Free

On our walk this evening, an old man saluted Sydney. In other news: Interesting development, I found out over the course of a couple of beers with a Swedish Couchsurfer that grad school in Scandinavia is free to foreigners. Free.…