Saturday, August 28, 2010

Dragon Flies and Praying Mantises

Can you spot the dragonfly?
Recently I went for a hike up Mount Bukhan, just north of Seoul. While pausing for a rest, I noticed this dragon fly hiding in plain sight. This stirred some memories of a few notable insects from my childhood:

Thursday, August 26, 2010

The Comeback Post

The last time I tried growing my hair out was over ten years ago! My mom and me at the beach.
When a Korean (pop) artist returns after being inactive for a prolonged period, Koreans call it a "comeback" album/concert. Often they remake their artistic style at the same time. I was sure "comeback" was a bit of Konglish because I never really heard it used outside of Korea, where I hear it all the time. However, a Google search indicates that the term "comeback" is indeed used outside of Korea/Asia.

Anyhow, this is my blog's comeback post. I have made some major changes:

Friday, August 6, 2010

Blogging Again!

Taken with my Fuji F100fd digital camera.
Well, this blog has lain fallow for over three years... time for an update! So what's changed since then? The super-short summary:
  • Completed level 3 of Sogang University’s Korean language program
  • Was involuntarily relieved of over $15,000
  • Interviewed and hired at Microsoft Korea
  • Resigned from Microsoft Korea
  • Started working part-time at a college prep academy
  • Found two awesome business partners