Trying to keep up with a blog is tough-ish work. I don’t want to make it sound like it’s extremely hard, since it’s really not that hard; I’m not having to climb a mountain or perform some kind of surgery. And I don’t want to make it sound too easy, since it’s not like eating chocolate […]Read more "A “Random” Collection of Everyday Occurrences in Korea"
“Our school is up a hill.” It’s one of the first things Hyunsong and Chang Jae (two of my co-teachers who greet me after the long bus ride from the orientation site in Daejeon to Busan) tell me about Daeyeon Middle School. And there it is, the first thing I learn about my new school is […]Read more "What You Are Doing, Man!?!"
Settling in for my first baseball game in South Korea, brand new Giants hat on (yes, I am sorry fellow Braves fans) and the comforting warm spring sun on my skin that means baseball has arrived, I was almost immediately assaulted by a barrage of incantations. A Korean man, clothed in the most spectacular long, white […]Read more "Lotte Lotte Lotte Lotte!"
“Tennis’s beauty’s infinite roots are self-competitive. You compete with your own limits to transcend the self in imagination and execution. Disappear inside the game: break through limits: transcend: improve: win.” Long time; first time. I guess I should start off by explaining the name of this blog. It comes from the above quote, which comes […]Read more "Infinite Routes"