Hello, How Are You?

I think it’s time to start blogging again. But this time, it won’t be such a production. Just a little bit of a diary, maybe a photo. Memories of what happened, something someone said to me, chance encounters. And no more time spent editing, which is why, I think, I stopped in the first place. […]

Silla Kings and Korean Barbeque

Yangdong Traditional Village We’re home now, but I wanted to keep blogging about our trip. At dinner on Wednesday evening with Megan’s host family, her father asked me what kinds of things I wanted to see in Korea. I remain fascinated how a country that is smaller than Iowa could feed a population sixteen times bigger. I […]

Birthday Soup

Our first day in Korea dawned sunny and warm, perfect weather! We ventured out in search of breakfast, following behind my youngest daughter like a string of ducklings.  We headed off toward the beach, and it became lunchtime before we knew it. Still determined to find us a bakery, Megan brought us to a beautiful […]

Airborne

Andy called me Saturday morning. He was driving back to Camp Lejeune from Fort Benning in Georgia. He usually calls me when he is bored, and apparently the drive across Georgia is amazingly boring. He had been at Fort Benning for three weeks in Airborne school, part of his Special Forces training. “I graduated,” he […]