My ‘Private Stash:’ The Korea Chronicles, 2005-2012, Part One

It’s 2 p.m. at Bricks Coffee in Seomyeon, Busan. I have a “Dutch Americano,” which was just dutch-styled coffee extract alongside a mug of hot water. So, coffee. It’s pretty good. Clouds have come in and it looks like rain outside the window of this second floor but no one is carrying an umbrella, not… Read More My ‘Private Stash:’ The Korea Chronicles, 2005-2012, Part One

The August Expat Bloodbath 2014 Edition: A Preview

Buddhists and motivational speeches have both taught that nothing in life is permanent or guaranteed. This becomes clearer when time is measured in one-year contracts. With the first semester coming to a close in South Korean public schools, many expats are preparing for their next adventures. Many of them I consider my friends. I wrote… Read More The August Expat Bloodbath 2014 Edition: A Preview