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Korean music

Wednesday, 30 Jun 2010 | Views [727] | Video

Here are some drumming highlights from concerts that Kelsey saw in Sokcho, South Korea.  ENJOY!

Tags: drumming, korean music, music, sokcho, south korea

Korean food highlights

Wednesday, 9 Jun 2010 | Views [816] | Video

For the past four years, my daughter, Kelsey has lived and taught English in South Korea. She says she has eaten some of the best food (has become her favorites) & also some not so good. Enjoy her video!  I have to agree - some of the best meals ... Read more >

Tags: food, korean culture, south korea

Thank you Kels!

Monday, 3 Nov 2008 | Views [850]

Kelsey, 너의 온난한 나누기를 위해 너를 감사하십시요 Thank you for sharing your warm & generous spirit, hospitality, kindness, & delightful sense of humor! Thank you also for introducing me to your students, co-teachers, and friends - both international &... Read more >

Happy Halloween from Korea

Thursday, 30 Oct 2008 | Views [1183]

HAPPY Halloween!   I will miss those cute little "trick or treaters" AND buying my favorite candy to give out - hoping to have a lot left over - Mmmmmm - dark chocolate ANYTHING!!

Gallery: Highlights of Sokcho!

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

People, mountains, lakes, temples
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Gallery: Korean fashion

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

Old & New
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Gallery: Korean food

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

Sokcho favorites
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Highlights of Sokcho

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | Views [1085]

Highlights of the Sokcho area! Of course, highlights include people first!  The children are adorable & the adults are friendly, generous, & curious!  Sokcho is surrounded by beauty – mountains, lakes, & the ocean – spectacular views!  ... Read more >

Korean fashion

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | Views [2558]

Korean fashion – "Old & New"....... In Sokcho’s museums, I have seen ornate dress – probably worn in palaces, but on walks around town, I have also seen their outdoor casual look – visor, mask, & gloves worn by many females – ... Read more >

Korean food - such a variety!

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2008 | Views [1496]

Korean food & meals – quite a “spread!” I have enjoyed many delicious ‘multi-dish’ meals & really like their veggie & meats - but have stayed away from most of the kimchee – pretty sour & hot!  Fish is everywhere - in all forms ... Read more >

Tags: fish, food, korean culture

Mosquito Control!

Thursday, 23 Oct 2008 | Views [1869] | Comments [2]

Thur, Oct 23rd Mosquito Control is seriously needed here! I grew up in Minnesota - I know mosquitoes!  They were BIG & Noisy!!!  I had no qualms about killing them before they sucked my blood!  I didn’t have a Buddhist philosophy then…and ... Read more >

Gallery: Kelsey's students

Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

Cute, talented, & creative!
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Kelsey's friends

Sunday, 19 Oct 2008 | Views [866]

Sun, Oct 19th – FRIENDS!  We had coffee with Kelsey’s friend, Rebecca (she lives & teaches 3+hrs away), walked Sokcho beach amongst a fisherman’s contest, helped Kels pick out new glasses at E-mart (ready in 20 min)...relaxed for a few hours ... Read more >

Gallery: Student performances at Expo park

Saturday, 18 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

Festival events
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Students music performances at Expo park – talented kids!

Saturday, 18 Oct 2008 | Views [1791]

Students from many schools & grade levels performed at Expo park - talented & professional!  GREAT way for me to see more of Korean culture...LOVE the drums!!

Seoraksan National Park

Saturday, 18 Oct 2008 | Views [852]

Sat, Oct 18th – Seoraksan National Park – walked with Kel’s friends, Matthew,Catherine & Liam (22 mo old son) & a few thousand serious looking Korean hikers with their walking sticks, visors, & gloves – to see the fall reds & yellows ... Read more >

Tags: mountain hike

Gallery: Seoraksan National Park

Saturday, 18 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

"Hiking" with friends
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Gallery: Middle school field trip

Friday, 17 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

TV & movie sets & city museum
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Life in Sokcho!

Thursday, 16 Oct 2008 | Views [4274] | Comments [3]

10/1/08  - - Ptld to Sokcho, South Korea – I’m here to see Kelsey! It’s Tuesday, Oct 14th (13 days since I arrived), as I sit at Kelsey’s desk in her cute apt, overlooking a beautiful, sunny day & a several acre rice & vegetable – a mostly ... Read more >

Tags: beaches, elementary & middle school students, festivals

A 60th birthday

Friday, 10 Oct 2008 | Views [1333]

YIKES!!!  Difficult for me to believe!!! A sunny day - started out with croissants (nice treat) from Kels, coffee, & yogurt – while talking with Chuck via Skype.  We were running late, so we took a taxi instead of the city bus to her middle school ... Read more >

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