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Bring forth words…

I’ve found that change in life often spurs reflection. I remember when my parents moved from my childhood house to a different city, I wrote about the anxiety I felt that caught me by surprise. When Daniel and I got married,…


Leaving Seoul

Today is our last day in Korea. We’re meeting with a friend for breakfast and then heading to the airport. I’m amazed at what we’ve accomplished in this last week since Monday. We’ve traveled from Seoul to Busan to Kyungchu…


Morning adventures

This morning started a bit early. We packed our belongings last night. Rather, Daniel packed our belongings last night. He’s good at packing and I’m good at making lists to remember (most) things. He also packed the car this morning….

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second time around

I’m writing on a Saturday night in Tokyo. Back home, it would be Saturday morning but it’s Saturday night. Sometimes that still confuses me. We’ve been in Japan for only a few days, but it feels like much more. We’ve…


Singing again

My best friend recently started a blog called, “Not a Wasted Day.” I love it. I’ve told her before, but I look forward to every post she writes. Daniel and I are getting ready for our second trip over the…

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Learning curve

Getting married and moving to Chicago came with many adventures and obstacles, one of which is getting ready in the morning. The first couple of weeks Daniel and I were preparing to walk to school, various “mistakes” were made (mistakes…


wedding thoughts

Almost three weeks ago, my husband and I were married. In my short time to reflect on that day, here are some of my thoughts: 1. When people say, “It will fly,” they mean it. Before you know it, you are…