Category Archives: Everyday Life

So The Dude Asks Me, “Do You Have Your SOFA stamped?”

“No, sir.  I do not have my sofa stamped.  And honestly, I cannot possible imagine what that even means.  We have a sofa signed out to us from the Army so it should be good right?” This was an actual conversation between … Continue reading

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Winter is Nature’s Way of Saying, “Up Yours.”

Texas massages you with its warmth. It talks you into unbuttoning your shirt and putting on those short, shorts. It makes you soft, pliable, vulnerable, weak. It turns you into a tender slab of Kobe Beef. In Texas, you shed … Continue reading

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Soju…Want Another Drink???

Europeans like their wine, Russians their vodka, American’s their beer and whiskey. Koreans seem to be all about their Soju. Pronounced (soo  jew). Both times we have been on a dinner-date in Korea, we have seen the aftermath of a group of native … Continue reading

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Litter Bugs and Crying American Indians. Recycle Damn It!!

“Solid wastes” are the discarded leftovers of our advanced consumer society. This growing mountain of garbage and trash represents not only an attitude of indifference toward valuable natural resources, but also a serious economic and public health problem. — Jimmy … Continue reading

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A Date with a Hot Army Captain in a Foreign Land

Finally, we had a date night.  Last one was almost three months ago – so it was time.   We got a recommendation from my new friend/neighbor/fellow Army wife, to a place called Dino Meat.  Dino Meat is a Korean BBQ … Continue reading

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I Can Drive 55….Kilometers Per Hour

I took my Korean Driving Written Test….  Dude – I passed and can legally drive in Korea!!  Pretty scary, right?  I know what you are thinking.  How. In. The. Hell… does she pass a written test in Korea?  How does she read … Continue reading

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I am a Unicorn

I hit the gym for the second time.  Trying to get back into some kind of workout routine for my health and for my kiddo.  It was raining so I HAD to take a taxi….  It was less than four dollars (4300 … Continue reading

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