slice of life challenge day #25: the best part

Traveling has it many perks. One of the things that I enjoy the most is experiencing a new and different culture. One of the most interesting aspects of the Dutch culture that I've seen during my trip is the way the Dutch travel via bikes. Since I first arrived a few days ago, I've been … Continue reading slice of life challenge day #25: the best part

slice of life challenge day #15: the first meeting

My grandmother had 7 children, 16 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Since she lived in NY the past 30 years, she had some great grandchildren in Korea that she never had a chance to meet. A few of her great grandchildren finally had a chance to meet my grandmother at her funeral. One of them, … Continue reading slice of life challenge day #15: the first meeting

slice of life challenge day #14: shoes off

I'm finally back to slicing. I had to take a mini-break from my writing these past few days, due to an unexpected trip to Korea to attend my grandmother's funeral. Now that I'm back home and finally have a free moment to myself, I'm finding comfort in being behind the screen and sharing my story. … Continue reading slice of life challenge day #14: shoes off

slice of life challenge day #7: an incredible woman

I come from a family of writers. My mom loves to write, especially poetry and short stories. Both of my brothers are very talented writers, it comes to them very naturally. There have been a few times where I've asked them to edit my writing, and I remember feeling quite intimidated by what they would … Continue reading slice of life challenge day #7: an incredible woman

slice of life challenge day #6: a baby in paris

I decided to do a #tbt (throw back thursday) slice of life post! On a cold winter day, a red plaid scarf, a pink puffy jacket, and a simple stroller, all waiting eagerly ┬áto get their picture sketched. Does anyone remember, a baby in Paris? Artists armed with sharp pencils, ┬áline the cobble stone streets, … Continue reading slice of life challenge day #6: a baby in paris

slice of life challenge day #5: a place to call home

When I lived in Korea, I lived in 3 different apartments in the span of 4 years. Part of the perks of being an international school teacher in Asia is that most schools provide housing for you. Another great thing about living in Korea was that the movers will PACK and UNPACK your luggage for … Continue reading slice of life challenge day #5: a place to call home

slice of life challenge day #1: the “f” word

This month, I'm committing to participating in the slice of life challenge for the entire month of March, along with my fifth grade students. It's not an easy task, and seeing how I already missed the first day, you might think that it's not a good sign. However, I was reminded of this TEDxYouth talk … Continue reading slice of life challenge day #1: the “f” word