0 comments on “First Thanksgiving in USAG Daegu”

First Thanksgiving in USAG Daegu

Koreans don't really celebrate Thanksgiving like we do. Well, they do have a week of something similar called Chuseok (this year 주석 happened right after we moved here in late September).   The students that attend the DoDEA Schools here have…

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0 comments on “Veterans Day – Whatever it takes”

Veterans Day – Whatever it takes

"A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including my life." - author unknown   This is a…

0 comments on “First look inside our South Korean villa apartment home & military off-post housing process”

First look inside our South Korean villa apartment home & military off-post housing process

Come in! Come in! Searching YouTube for videos of what the houses looked like in South Korea was what we were most excited about when preparing for our move here. We appreciated every video that we were able to see…

0 comments on “That’s not a hummingbird mom; that’s a Hawk Moth!”

That’s not a hummingbird mom; that’s a Hawk Moth!

"Whoah! Check it out! Look! It's a hummingbird!!" It looks a bit strange though..... Is that a tongue? Hmmm the cell phone camera isn't picking up the wings as fast as it's going... "It almost looks like a butterfly or…

2 comments on “Hiking Mount Apsan reflections: 1. slow down 2. share your difficulties too”

Hiking Mount Apsan reflections: 1. slow down 2. share your difficulties too

Not sure if it was the length of time we spent hiking or just that it was our first time here but I had a few thoughts strike me as I was journeying along. Most of the time my family…

4 comments on “Hiking Mount Apsan Adventures: Unidentified Creature #1 (spotted lanternfly)”

Hiking Mount Apsan Adventures: Unidentified Creature #1 (spotted lanternfly)

I spotted this animal as I was trying to catch back up to my family. They are constantly leaving me because I stop to "take some photos." I mean don't you want to document and remember all these new sights????…

1 comment on “A look back at my former military life review: names called, uniforms worn, recruiting campaign slogans changed.”

A look back at my former military life review: names called, uniforms worn, recruiting campaign slogans changed.

On this date 10 years ago, I was officially honorably discharged from my time in the military. This is a look back at the names, uniforms and campaign slogans used during my 12 years of Active duty US Army service.…