An Epic Farewell to Asia

Life has been crazy lately, personally, professionally and passionately crazy.  In no small part due to the fact that I’m moving out of Korea in March 2017!  I’ve got a tentative arrival planned for Europe months later but regardless of where I end up I’ll likely be saying goodbye to Asia, my home for the Read More …

Fencing in Seoul – Yonsei Fencing Festival

As the US Summer National Championships blew my Facebook feed up with pictures and witty retorts by coaches, refs and competitors I joined my Seoul Fencing Club teammates at Yonsei University for their Fencing Festival.  This annual event is one of Korea’s biggest fencing tournaments. The day began with individual tournaments.  Normally this would be Read More …

En route

6 hours of flying down and here I wait in San Fransisco.  In just under 3 hours I’ll board my Singapore Airlines flight to Seoul and be sitting on a plane for another 12 hours as I traverse the Pacific Ocean for the first time.  Excited?  Absolutely! With my extra week at home I managed Read More …

T-1 week!

I leave in one week, I think?  My flight has not been booked yet and I don’t have an apartment but somehow I’m not worried.  My recruiter hasn’t given me any reason to doubt my August 20th departure; especially since the teacher I’m replacing told me they booked her flight on Friday before she flew Read More …