Bethany: Thanksgiving in Busan

Nov 28

Bethany: Thanksgiving in Busan

So we’re a little bit on edge this morning.  It’s been a while since we’ve blogged, and it’s not that we’ve been super busy.  I’ve actually felt a lot of free time this week.  However, we’ve been freaking ourselves out by reading the news all week.  On Tuesday, North Korea caused some damage on the  South Korean island of...

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Adam: The North vs. The South. Not the Yankees and the Rebels.

Nov 24

Adam: The North vs. The South. Not the Yankees and the Rebels.

When we originally told people that we were moving to Korea, you automatically knew what they were thinking. “Don’t do it! North Korea is crazy.” I think most people thought we were moving to North Korea. Even though we didn’t, we’re really, really close to it. The close proximity is forgotten all too often by both foreigners and and...

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Adam: It Can’t Buy Me…

Nov 15

Adam: It Can’t Buy Me…

I do a lot of reflecting when I write. It seems to stem from a lack of assuring myself that what I’m doing is what I should be doing. Did we make the right decision to come over to teach English to children who do not even know the meaning of that word? Should we have just stayed home and got in the race alongside everyone else? Are we doing the right thing?...

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Bethany: Noel changes everything

Nov 14

Bethany:  Noel changes everything

Hello, Do you still recognize me?  It’s a couple weeks into November.  We survived hundreds of vampires in our apartment in October.  Now, we are well into our holiday season, and it’s been a bit of a slow start.  This is a very special time of the year for us.  Adam and I began our relationship sharing nostalgic stories about our families’...

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Adam: A Christmas Story

Nov 10

Adam: A Christmas Story

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Back home, I can just picture the soccer moms’ sweaters and mini-vans adorned with a festive wreath on the front. I see Wal-Mart counting down the days to get rid of the Halloween candy and costumes for the real holidays to begin. Traffic will be bad on the freeways and circling the parking lots at malls for long...

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