Things That Go "Beep" in the Night

I know I’ve already talked about the technology here, so I’m not going to bore you with any more details about how cool it is that the Korean can .  Suffice it to say that listed below are the things that, along with their other functions, have the amazing capacity to wake a sleeping baby/toddler/preschooler/kindergartner from […]

Confessions of a Unsuccessful Neat Freak

Our house is too big for me. “Boo!” “Hiss!” I can practically hear you from 6000+ miles away. Go back and re-read the first line.  I didn’t say our house was too BIG.  I said it was too big for ME.  What I mean by that is that I am out-matched and overwhelmed by its size.  More […]

The Story of Our Stuff

We arrived here a few weeks ago with 3 large suitcases of clothes, a carry on with some card games, coloring books and small toys, a few carseats (that have mostly gone unused in taxis), a laptop and an iPad.  Getting all this on and off planes whilst herding 4 small children was a feat of Herculean […]

Moving in

Tomorrow is the big day!  We move into our new apartment.  None of our househld goods have arrived, so it will be sparse, but we are excited nonetheless.  Here are some photos of our place.  Living room Living room, dining room  Kitchen   WALK-IN Pantry.  That’s right, people.  Read it and weep.  Vanity (right), Walk-in closet (left), […]

The Jetsons (Life in the Future)

As one of my new friends shared with me, “When people hear you’re moving to Korea, they picture an episode of M.A.S.H.”  Hilarious, and probably not too far off the mark.  Heck, even I didn’t know exactly what to expect before moving here. On the contrary, living in Daegu is very much like living an episode of […]