Reflections: Christmas 2010

My Christmas was very different this year. For the first time in 5 years I had Christmas with my family. For the first time ever Mason & I shared Christmas with all of my immediate family…in Korea! (though it didn’t feel as much like “home” as you may think it would have) This Christmas brought […]

Oh, Christmas Tree…Oh, Christmas Tree!

Our little Christmas Tree…perfect for the 2 of us. Directions: Remove from plastic bag storage Fluff branches. Remove hideous Medusa Santa? face. Merry Christmas! I love this kind of decorating…so simple and I have a happy Mason with a simple Christmas Tree! What is a new (to you) decoration you have for Christmas this year?

Sweet Smell of Sesame

When I walked out of work today I stopped mid-stride at the smell that penetrated my nostrils…sesame oil! It is not only one of my favorite smells OF ALL TIME… …I love cooking with it! Hence, I share with you tonight’s dinner. Dun-dun-dun DUHN! Sesame Chicken Stir-fry 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts ½ cup honey […]

A Bunch of Crazies

When Mason & I were making the radical move from Texas (solid church, growing youth ministry, stable jobs, great friends, etc.) we felt pretty crazy.  It seemed that very few people understood our decision to obey God.  He had clearly told us to step in faith; for us that meant that we had to move […]

Korean Moment

This is a very common site in Korea Children’s Backpacks “Ga-bang” Koreans are very passionate about having the proper image or uniform for whatever activity they are engaging in.  This means that for students (be they any level of school, including college) they HAVE to have a “ga-bang”.  It is required.  This is why the […]

Life in Korea

There are definitely some weird things about living Korea… Like the fun night-lights they have for you on ALL night, EVERY night. Or the aroma that penetrates your nasal cavity every time you shower. Note: the white thing is a drain cover to keep hair out of the drain. Oh, and don’t forget the joy 3:30am […]