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#TBT-GrowingUpKorean: Getting Rid of the Bad Blood

A lil throwback story for yall… #GrowingUpKoreanChronicles Question: Are all Asian mothers uncertified doctors? I ask because I got this treatment alot. When I was young, whenever I didn’t feel well, I got the “go lay down” treatment. But…. if I started feeling worse, throwing up, fever, etc, etc., I would received the worst home […]

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Back to School Time!

It’s “Back to School” time!!! I love seeing the back to school pictures and (most) kids getting excited to go back to a new class, new teachers, new friends, and new learning opportunities. So each morning before the kids take off for school, let’s say a quick prayer: “Thank You Lord, for the gracious gift […]

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Growing Up Korean: Lying to Your Kids

#GrowingUpKorean Every parent has lied to their child about something. From the tooth fairy to “I don’t know who ate your last piece of candy”, all parents have told a little lie here and there. Well… let me tell you about the time my mother keep a lie going for more than a decade. Quick […]

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Chef BoyarBlack

A few months ago, my mother taught me how to make egg rolls. Ever since then, I’ve put off making them by myself. Not only because they were time consuming, but also I didn’t know if they were going to taste as good as my mother’s. I then realized, my egg rolls will never be […]

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Smoking Food

Now, I’m not a professional or anything close to a chef, but I do consider myself a foodie. So when my wife bought me a smoker for Father’s Day, I was super excited. I knew right away, chicken and beef were going to be my number 1 choices to start with, and let me tell […]

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Happy Father’s Day

A quick note to all the amazing fathers out there. As long as you’re actively trying to make positive moves in your child’s life, don’t stop. Life is about taking things one step at a time, and that includes fatherhood. Being a father requires patience, understanding, thoughtfulness, preparation, friendship, sternness, strength, and much more. So […]

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Early Anniversary Trip to Jamaica

So last week, my wife and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary a little early, and man we had a great time. We were able to experience the wonderful island of J-A-M-A-I-C-A JAMAICA! (Music Heads sang that part in a reggae tone). We stayed at the beautiful Iberostar Grand Rose Hall in Montego Bay. It’s […]

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Memorial Day

Today, we take the time to remember and honor those Armed Forces members who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Please be mindful that today isn’t a “happy” day for everyone. Today is not a day just for discounts at your favorite store or restaurant. Today is not about barbeques and cookouts, but if […]

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SMART Goals – Furniture Building

So a few months ago, I gave myself a few SMART Goals. One of the of those goals was to learn how to build a piece of furniture by June of this year. Here we are in the middle of May, and I can say I have achieved this goal. I must say, that I […]

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