On the bus from Seoul to Incheon

I love driving. I especially love driving at night on empty, well-lit roads. In those moments, it's like the world belongs to me. I can speed up, and hasten the arrival of that wonderful moment where the roads start to look like home, or I can slow down a little and see the city lights … Continue reading On the bus from Seoul to Incheon


Things That One Forgets

Nothing says "Welcome back to the world you left behind" like the gospel music playing in my mother's car as we drive home from the airport.¬†Or like lying to my grandmother, telling her that I've been going to church when I haven't been in almost two years. Nothing reminds me of how different the life … Continue reading Things That One Forgets

It’s Sentimental, I Know

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9D1S-2Vx6NI Christmas music doesn't make me emotional. I like singing it, but it's hardly going to make me teary eyed. Mostly because songs like Let It Snow have no actual meaning in my life. This song, however, is much more like the Christmas I know. Real Christmas. My family aren't big drinkers, so there's not … Continue reading It’s Sentimental, I Know