Let’s Be Fluent In Daegu (Korean and English) – Join us!

You're here for a year or two or three and you don't communicate Korean as well as you'd like with those around you. Do you wish you could meet friendly native Korean speakers who want to help you learn and practice Korean (and then you could help them learn English)? What if you don't know ANY…

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 quote I posted on my wall because that was my mindset as a Soldier and…

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 so we could get an idea of what to expect. So, here's our new home…

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 a bee." I can't believe it got it on camera! A real hummingbird! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEtIPKhUtAk I…

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 was waaay ahead of me because somebody had to stop every few moments capturing everything.…

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???? I know I do! I have no idea what this little one is but if…