Looking back on my resume: iterations galore

Every couple of weeks, I set aside a day in my calendar which I mark as my “productive day”. What that means is, in short, I turn off my phone and refrain from any bullshit like browsing Reddit (okay, maybe a little Reddit), watching Netflix, and generally being lazy. Instead, I get up in the…

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An Ode To Earth… And Giving Thanks

Today’s Thanksgiving! I know what you’re thinking: Bub, this ain’t November. But hear me out — today isn’t American Thanksgiving. It’s Korean Thanksgiving, otherwise known as Chuseok! For the majority of Koreans, today is a day of giving thanks, sharing special moments with friends and family, and reveling in the joy of life. For others…

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Happy Star Wars Day!

If you didn’t know, today is Star Wars Day! Although it started out as a pun on May 4th and the words “may the force be with you”, it’s grown into an international (albeit unofficial) holiday. So: May the Fourth be with you!

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Twelve Days of Christmas, Day 4: Falling in Love

Everything I’ve written below is drawn from my memory, as accurately as I can recall it. Some details may have been exaggerated for dramatic effect, but on the whole, I’ve strove to keep things as factual as possible. No names (save for one) have been revealed, although it is possible some of my more observant…

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Twelve Days of Christmas, Day 3: Christmas Gift Wish List

You can’t talk about Christmas without talking about gifts. Here’s a small selection of what I’m hoping to get in my stocking for the morning of December 25th. Microsoft Surface The latest tablet to come out of the tech giant Microsoft, the Microsoft Surface comes with Windows 8, a Metro interface, and an optional keyboard….

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Twelve Days of Christmas, Day 2: New Year’s Resolutions

Most of the time, New Year’s resolutions are merely placebos, something that people do as an afterthought after dining on too much Christmas ham and feeling pretty happy about themselves. They rarely turn out to last more than a couple of weeks, and most of the time, they lie disused and forgotten – along with…

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Twelve Days of Christmas, Day 1: What Am I Thankful For?

Okay. I am currently swamped in finals work (three papers, three finals in the span of one week – God help me) but this is something I’ve wanted to do this year. Starting today, and lasting until Christmas, I want to write one post a day about something that I feel Christmas is all about….

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Celebrating Thanksgiving – Giving Thanks

It’s that time of year again, when the straw lawn ornaments and the turkey decorations come out, and family and friends gather to celebrate everything we’ve enjoyed so far, and to pay our respects to good fortune. What am I thankful for? Weight loss; holy shit I can fit into my blazer that I couldn’t button…

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나에게 음악이란?

[to my regular readers, sorry for the Korean – this is going to be rare thing, I promise.] 나에게 음악이란 … 참 소중한 존재인것 같다. 내 인생에서 음악이 없었던 시절은 없었던 것으로 기억한다. 초등학생일 때부터 피아노를 배웠고, 부모님을 따라 70년대 한국 가요를 따라 부르고, 요즘 들어 케이팝에 빠지게 되고, 그게 직업으로 이어지고 … 물론 잠깐…

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The Answer to the Hardest Logic Problem in Existence

A few weeks ago, I published a post under the title, “the hardest logic problem in existence”. I’ve gotten a lot of queries asking me about the solution, and it looks like I’ve kept everybody in the dark long enough – so here’s the answer, explained step by step. If you missed the question, you…

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Studying for Midterms…

Sorry I haven’t updated this blog recently…at this rate, I’ll be finishing my Life in Korea series sometime around 2015. This is my current view…sitting on a couch in the far corner of the Law Library, one of my favorite places to study.

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