Category Archives: Shawn

Jack of all Trades, Master of None….So Far

So it appears the fact I cannot produce a college transcript demonstrating I have attended either two semesters of Organic Chemistry or 1 semester of Biological Chemistry is going to dash my hope of getting either of the Master’s degrees … Continue reading

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A Conversation on Soju

So it appears I had a conversation on Facebook during our Soju evening.  “Boy am I witty”…she said sarcasticly.

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

The 2012 Christmas sugar hangover has set in. Though we were far from our family and friends, being in the right mindset made Christmas awesome. Dinner with Santa was Saturday night. Even though Connor did not dig THE BIG GUY, it was a … Continue reading

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The Arrival of our Household Goods!

So almost two months after it was first loaded into boxes our household goods arrived on Friday.  Imagine all of your stuff gone for two months…now you get to pack up one 50 pound bag (per person) of whatever stuff … 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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Trying to Find My Direction in 6 Inches of Snow

We haven’t had our feet on Korean soil for even a month and the reality of our new home environment is front and center.  Though it is literally the same temperature in Dongducheon, South Korea as it is in Des … Continue reading

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The smell of coffee in the morning…

For much of our relationship, my husband and I have been going in too many different directions at a million miles an hour.  Up and out the door at 0430 each day.  A year of commuting from Fort Hood to … Continue reading

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