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More Cookin’ Time

Ever since I began teaching a weekly Spanish class at my elementary school in South Korea, the last scheduled class of every semester has been dedicated to teaching how to … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rock Pathway Project: Final Progress and Completion

With wood beams varnished and installed within the pathway, it was then time to transfer rocks from a large rock pile onto the pathway as nicely and organized as possible. … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rock Pathway Project: Change of Plans

It was all smiles varnishing wood beams that will soon be used to create a wood & rock pathway underneath the “Rainbow Archway” that students and I had constructed a … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

Cookin’ Time

Teaching out in the countryside certainly has its benefits. It allows me to introduce so many things that my students have never seen or tried before, and it’s always so … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rock Pathway Project: Progress

Last November, a few students and I started acquiring large rocks from a nearby mountainside and began installing them under the rainbow archway that we had constructed a few years … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

8th Place

I had just finished a multitude of additional project details when a posse of Seoul Milk executives and advertisers, a professional camera team, and some venerable art professors arrived to … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 4 Comments

2013 Seoul Milk Carton Project: Completion

It’s done. It’s finally done. What a satisfying feeling! I’m in an ethereal state of solace that I wish could last forever on this earth. After several months of collecting, cleaning, preparing, … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

2013 Seoul Milk Carton Project: Progress

Just like last year, this milk carton project has also been a great mix of successes and dilemmas. The successes are that this project is about 60-65% done and it’s … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

2013 Seoul Milk Carton Project: Beginnings

After obtaining 18th place out of 150 Seoul Milk carton art projects last year and being rewarded 300,000won, I thought I’d take another crack at getting into the Top 12 … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

Rainbow Archway Project: Completion

Whoo-hoo! The Rainbow Archway has been completed. Gosh, whenever I have a hand in finishing a fairly sizable and/or complicated undertaking such as this, the exhilaration of completion lasts for … Continue reading

November 16, 2012 · 3 Comments

Rainbow Archway Project: Progress

After all holes were dug, bracing-stakes made, and posts cut to specific lengths, it was time to commence correctly bracing all posts in order to be later cemented into the … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Rainbow Archway Project: Beginnings

Hot summer weather lasted all the way into October and quickly transformed into a very chilly autumn. Everyone I know had at least one day with sinus problems, or in … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

18th Place

Getting 18th place (11th in Gyeonggi-do) out of over 150 school projects surely isn’t bad in my book. Although the project didn’t make the national calendar, Seoul Milk will be … Continue reading

August 21, 2012 · 2 Comments

2012 Seoul Milk Carton Project: Completion

The final project day was unfortunately not as easy as pie. It started off by hearing that I must move the project from the gym to another location as soon … Continue reading

July 25, 2012 · 4 Comments

2012 Seoul Milk Carton Project: One Day Remaining

Seoul Milk Carton Project – 90% complete Time remaining: 1 day It has been a very fun, yet time-consuming project. I’m greatly looking forward to it’s final completion. I’ve just … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · 5 Comments

2012 Seoul Milk Carton Project: Progress

My co-teacher furtively took this photo and I was later surprised to find it in my email.  Upon viewing it for the first time, I loudly chuckled in surprise. “Ha … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

2012 Seoul Milk Carton Project: Beginnings

Art serenely provides a burst of energy for my aching heart that helps to quickly vanish any sort of anxiety, depression, or worry. I fully embrace it. It allows me … Continue reading

May 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

English Acting 101

My school has generously afforded me the opportunity to conduct a once-a-week English Acting class for elementary students that are semi-proficient in English and have a general interest in acting. … Continue reading

April 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

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