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Hello again

Hello! I see it has been a year and some change since I have updated this blog. I officially fail as a successful blogger. My apologies. Here’s an update and news: The update… I have a weird last year (starting … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Valley State Park (Glen Rose)

For the first day trip on hopefully many, I decided on something easier and slightly food based. We took a detour to a wonderful tiny town (which I talk about in a later post) and got some great kolaches (sausage … Continue reading

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An update

I know it has be a while since y’all have heard from me, and I apologize. For the last month, I have been extremely homesick and generally unhappy and these two emotions have stripped away my motivation. I hope to get a … Continue reading

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JSA/DMZ/Panmunjom

So… technically I have been to North Korea. I went on a tour to the “truce village”, Panmunjom, in the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. Panmunjom or the Joint Security Area (JSA) is the only place in the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) where … Continue reading

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Seoul Friendship Fair 2011

I just got swamped with work so I’ll have to be quick. Sorry! But last Saturday (the day of the glorious Lotus Lantern Festival), there was the Seoul Friendship Fair 2011. Booths from a good chunk of countries were filled with food, … Continue reading

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Happy Buddha’s Birthday!

Today (well according to Korea) is Buddha’s 2,555th birthday. Huzzah! And in Seoul, there was a huge Lotus Lantern Parade on Saturday, May 7, celebrating the birthday. Buddha (or the “awakened one”) is the essentially the father of Buddhism, an ancient eastern … Continue reading

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Old Man Day

On my way to Jongmyo Shrine one Sunday, I got lost (surprise, surprise) and wandered into Tagpol Park. Nothing in this park is worth mentioning, except for the half dozen old men, loitering on a monument. All of them looked … Continue reading

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