…Raining on my Seoul

So I’ve spent the better portion of this morning sitting in a coffee shop playing online when I would love nothing more than to be exploring this great city. Since my arrival, Seoul has alternated between oppressive heat and humidity…

A New Dawn in the Far East

August 25, 2010 Somewhere over the Pacific So now that I am officially on my way, I can start to reflect on what exactly brought me to this point, what I have learned, and where I am going. When people…

I’m so bored with the US…A

So this is it, y’all. Last day in America. I’ve been so stressed out with packing/moving/dog concerns that I’ve just now started to get excited. I think with the way life has worked out these last few years, my natural…

Blast from the Past: Packed day in Prague

Originally written March 17, 2008 06:53 I set out early today to catch the Charles Bridge before it got packed. It wasn’t raining before I left but it’s coming down fairly steady now. Without proper sunlight the photos at Charles…

Losing and the Cubs: A Lesson in Futility

Oh, you adorable Cubbies, dependably snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, and today was no exception. For as far back as I can remember, I’ve wanted to go to a Cubs game. Wrigley Field. The Ivy. The Tradition. The…

Countdown Mode: One Week

In preparing to depart, there always comes a point when one wakes up and realizes, “GHAA!!! I’M LEAVING IN ONLY (insert time frame here)!!!” I had “that” moment today. Two things really kicked this off: 1) I received my itinerary…