Archives for October 2011

Halloween Week

(This could also be titled “My Week in H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks”, but I already used that double title thing recently.  Ha ha.  Joke’s on you.  I just did it again.) You know you’ve reached a certain point in parenting when you don’t react the way a “good” parent would. For example, when your children are playing with […]

I Won an Award!

We now interrupt your regularly scheduled blog for a breaking news announcement.  I have been awarded the very prestigious Stylish Blogger Award by a blog I adore: Clan Donaldson! (I have my suspicions that this just may be the 2011 version of those chain letters my mom never wanted me to send but I sent […]

Andong Mask Dance Festival

On October 8, we went to the Andong Mask Dance Festival in Hahoe Village.  This is an annual celebration of a satirical play and dance.  It has been designated an Important Intangible Cultural Asset of Korea.  (I’m not sure what else is on the list of Important Intangible Cultural Assets, but it sounds promising.)  It was […]

Our First Korean Road Trip (or: How GPS ruined my life)

My dad has told me that I am somewhat prone to hyperbole. That’s not quite true.  I ADORE hyperbole.  I think it is the best thing in the whole wide world.  Regardless, the title is not an exaggeration.  GPS ruined my life yesterday.  A few weeks ago we decided to take a trip to Osan to watch […]

Happy Birthday, Gianna Maria!

Dear Gianna, 6 years ago, you were born in San Gabriel, CA.  You were 8 lbs of sweet, squishy love.  Now we live in Daegu, South Korea.  You are 6 years old and 45 lbs of boundless energy and enthusiasm.  You are still chock full of love.  I couldn’t be more proud to be your […]

Ezekiel, aka "Tank"

Ezekiel is almost 5 months old.  I can’t believe this.  Time always flies with a newborn, but life has been so crazy and busy since his birth that it makes this flight of time that much more incredible.  He is a generally happy and smiley baby.  Of course, as all my children have, he prefers […]