Category Archives: South Korea

My Doctor’s Visit: 2010

On Friday I went to see my Korean doctor in Pyeongnae, South Korea for my regular appointment, and during the visit I discussed a few other symptoms with him:  a lack of energy, knee pain, and some minor aches & … Continue reading

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Korea’s Seollal: 2010, The Year of the White Tiger

Korea’s most important holiday begins February 13 and will last three days.  The trains will be full of new lunar-year celebrants traveling to their hometowns to spend the Lunar New Year with their families.  The trains are the best avenue … Continue reading

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Our 32nd-year Wedding Anniversary

My wife & I celebrated quietly our 32nd year of marriage in our modest apartment in Pyeongnae, South Korea.  We purposefully celebrated without guests or family members.  After eating our celebration supper we watched a movie titled, “It Could Happen … Continue reading

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Mom & Pop News & Thoughts 09-02-09

Your mother is still working at Jay’s D-n-B, which stands for “Dogs & Burgers.”  We don’t know how much longer Jay can keep the place open as business has been slow.  I suppose your mother will continue to work there … Continue reading

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News & Things 07-30-09

My wife, Won-Kum, left early this morning with 10 other family members in two separate cars to travel to Jeollanam-do, the most southwestern province in South Korea.  Their main destination is a small town called Guyre-gun close to the Mt. … Continue reading

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My Team, My Health

In April the Cardinals played well and looked liked world champions.  In the first half of May they played like bottom dwellers doomed for the remainder of the season to hover there.  Just as suddenly as their game went South, … Continue reading

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The Red Ant

Walking downtown I pass by the Namyangju Fire Station and a city park containing a rubberized small track, a basketball court, and a bat mitten court. On the Southside of the park the land rises with that side of the … Continue reading

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