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great (start to) trip to korea!!!

i am sitting in the business class lounge of korean air because i got upgraded for free!  yeah.  sometimesi airline overbooking works to your advantage.  hehe  so free food, easy free Internet connection, and quiet seat until departure.  then hopefully AC connection on the plane and roomy seat and better service all around!  can’t believe […]

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so hard to go home

why is it so hard to go home?  i am supposed to fly to korea tomorrow morning.  i don’t want to pack.  i don’t know how i’m going to manage to keep myself busy or sleep for the entire 12-14 hrs of the flight from jfk.  and when i’m there except for 2-3 when my […]

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no you didn’t! top five comments my clueless mom and dad made about me in the past 10 days

1. who’s the parent? my dad told my younger sister that she better marry me off or make me lose weight! 2. as if! i said to my dad, how can you write a book on how to be wealthy (happy) when your own daughter has made so many trips to the hospital? my dad […]

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in transit

i’m leaving korea tomorrow morning!  the trip has been meaningful.  it was a lot of quality family time.  we spent three days in japan and we got to see our uncle, aunt, and nephew.  i hadn’t seen all of them in like two and a half years so it was great to see them again.  […]

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christmas eve in seoul – immanuel

my mom and i had a quiet dinner because my dad, brother and sister here in korea had other plans.  i thought to myself, christmas in korea isn’t so different.  in boston, i expect to spend it alone but end up spending it with lots of friedns.  here in korea, i expect to spend christmas […]