Tag Archives: Korea

“Somebody” is a Major now…..

I know, I  know it’s been awhile.  I started taking classes again in February and it is kicking me in the butt.  The homework was MUCH easier when I had a kiddo that was taking two two-hour naps everyday.  Since … Continue reading

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Like Trying To Sew a Silk Purse Out of a Pig’s Ear

Thanks to my husband’s amazing sewing skills it appears I am now off the hook for this little hiatus to South Korea.  Of course there is a story behind that comment….there is ALWAYS a story… One evening almost a year … Continue reading

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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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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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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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