I am a Korean-American English teacher. I love my wife, our dog, photography, and coffee.


An historical concert

I’m very excited for my friend, violinist Won Hyung-joon. He has organized a concert that will be performed by musicians from both North and South Korea. The concert will take place at the DMZ (De-Militarized Zone) on the evening of August 15, Korea’s Liberation Day when Japan surrendered to the Allies, ending World War II. […]


Oodles of noodles

After a long day, we were in the mood for jajangmyeong (자장면) for dinner. Luckily, one of my favorite jajangmyeon places was on our way. Il Poom Hyang Handmade Jjajang (일품향손짜장) has really good noodles for a low price. 5,500 won gets you a big bowl of old-fashioned handmade jjajang. The noodles are soft and chewy. […]