Happy Mother’s Day, Mom

Happy Mother's Day! I'm going to send this video below (plus a private intro) to each of my 3 mom's. (My birth mom, my step mom and my Aunt that raised me with my deceased grandma.) As I think about what they each went through to sacrifice and raise me, I want to give them…

A small tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through family discussions, speeches, and personal influences

I brought up Dr. (Reverend) Martin Luther King Jr. again today when talking to my son about the news. Each morning, we try to watch and discuss a portion of the news so that he can practice developing and articulating his thoughts but also so that he knows a little bit about what is going…

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 4 days off and most of the military personnel also enjoy their longer break. But....…