Cat Cafes in Korea

South Korea and Japan have started a new craze of cafes where one can go, get a cup of coffee, and seek companionship. Some cafes charge by the hour and some charge by the cup. When you first walk in it can be a little nerve-wracking. A dozen beautiful eyes all turn to appraise you when you walk in. At first, […]

Why we miss Korea. [photo journal]

It’s been seven months since we returned from Korea and I can say with absolute honesty that I miss that country more than I’ve missed any other in my entire life.  I knew I was going to miss it months before we even left.  I tried to soak up as much of it as I could.  I’d take long walks […]

Songnisan Temple

On one of our last weekends in Korea we rented a car and traveled up to Songnisan Temple. It was the weekend of Buddha’s birthday and it was the perfect time and place to be. You can read more about our experience here.

A Change in the Winds…

A Change in the Winds… Last night the boy and I went out for a midnight powerade run (the stuff’s delicious).  We decided that the cherry blossoms were too beautiful and the weather was too nice to go straight back inside.  Instead we walked to the elementary school across the street, played on the playground, rode the seesaws and talked […]