“A father is the male parent of the child; its progenitor. They share DNA with the child, but he may or may not share responsibility in the child’s growth and development. […]
1. Alcohol is cheap. Super cheap. You can buy 375ml of soju, a clear liquor comparable to vodka, for a little more than 1 USD and a liter of Cafri […]
On our first day in Hue we were collected from the train station, bags and all, and put on motorbikes to tour the area by the Hue Riders. We were led […]
We had a long list of places to see before Vietnam was finished but Ha Long Bay was number 1 on my bucket list. We used BC Family Tours for this […]
A note before beginning: This trip’s itinerary was planned and organized by my travel buddies, Linh and Chantal. We took the north to south route starting in Hanoi and ending in […]
This morning I brought a can of Trader Joe’s chai tea latte mix into school to try and finish off with my colleagues. It’s Lucy’s last day at Namcheon and I […]
During my seventh day of winter camp Mr. Jo came in and invited me to have lunch with the rest of the staff keeping the school running during the winter […]
For the past two weeks I’ve been popping by my my main school to teach English to a handful of third and fourth graders for a couple of hours during […]
SOME I GOT AND SOME I DID NOT. That sounds about right. This cusp always forces us, some of us reluctantly, to assess what we got, what we did, what […]
A piece written for Matador Network.
I ALMOST LOST A BRAID from my head once, while waiting in line at a department store in Jecheon, South Korea. An older woman behind me had reached across her shopping cart to hold one of my extensions in her hand, but she didn’t let go when I moved forward to put my toothpaste on the conveyor.