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Happy Mother’s Day – GrowingUpKorean

First off, Happy Mother’s Day to all mothers! Thank you for continuous life lessons, whether we want them or not. Growing up, I remember my mom teaching me the art of having a green thumb (I still have a brown thumb). She taught me how to cut grass, use the weed eater, dig up weeds, […]

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An open letter to my wife on her birthday

Happy Birthday Babe! Today is your day! 30something years young and somehow, you getting finer everyday. And to think, the last 15 birthdays (and the days in between), you’ve allowed me to be by your side and I’ve loved every second of it. I love how you know every lyric to every 80’s and 90’s […]

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Adulting… yay…

I took a little break to get my mindset right for my new job. Being in a new environment takes some getting use to. I’m still learning names and faces, terminology and acronyms (military loves some acronyms), and where to go and not to go. So while soaking that in, throw in a travel for […]

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GrowingUpKorean: The time I lost a toenail…

Have I ever told yall about the time I lost my big toe nail? Well… I was about 10/11 years old and it was the beginning of the school year. My friends and I had just hopped off the bus and we all decided to meet up at my house then ride bikes around the […]

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Time and Change…

Today, I started a new job. It was like going to a new school in a new state (military kids know how that goes) and you have to do that people surveillance to see who is going to be cool or not. Everything went as well for a first day, but it still felt weird […]

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Daddy in the Kitchen

Growing up, I was never “taught” how to cook. I just kinda figured it out. The first time I cooked food without help, I burnt it, messed up my momma’s favorite pot, smoke alarm going off… Yeah, it was bad. Over the years though, I’ve learn how to cook, not only in the kitchen, but […]

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Koreafest

Today, I had the chance to take my family up to Raleigh for the 3rd Annual Koreafest hosted by Global Korean Wave Federal and we had a blast. We ate everything from bulgogi tacos to kimbap and hotteok and everything in between. Mini me learn how to write her name in Korean, play several Korean […]

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I have a shovel and an alibi.

The other day I had an eventful day at the store. Normally, I’m in and out, but this day had me there a little longer than desired. The Mrs. and mini me were hanging out inside while I took the bags to the car. While returning back to the store, I hear a female voice […]

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Chapter 36

Sheesh! Starting another chapter already. Seems like yesterday I was in the skating rink with a tall white t-shirt and baggy jeans, backward skating to Soul For Real’s “Candy Rain”. Now, I need a 3 day weekend just to recovery if I go skating. They say time and change are the only thing that’s constant, […]

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