Happy English Teacher

So. Been a while. I kind of fell off the radar the last few days, but for good reason. Because it’s also been a while since I could say something else: that I’m an English teacher. But I officially am! Well, officially classes haven’t begun yet (I’m starting in the August semester), but I’ve been hired … More Happy English Teacher

Letter No.1

[I wrote this letter during the last days of my time in EPIK. I thought I would never publish it, but now that my return home is on my doorstep, this feels more relevant than ever.] Dear Brain Twin, Here’s a modern, old-fashioned letter. Intercontinental epistolary, digitized and publicized, and given our frequent Kakao chitchats, … More Letter No.1

The Mania of Selling, or Emptying Your Apartment Before Moving Out

Having never lived abroad for quite so long before – nor having had an apartment of my own in which to accumulate a ton of stuff – I’ve never had to deal with the process of getting rid of everything. And let me say, having never been properly prepared to anticipate this moment, I’ve let … More The Mania of Selling, or Emptying Your Apartment Before Moving Out