Tag Archives: Reflection

Where I’ve been

1. The project that has consumed me night and day since I got home is all but finished. I set out to clean up my room and clean up my life, and I’ve done that. Just compare the following two … Continue reading

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Stuff, stuff, everywhere

I started my process of cleaning by emptying all the boxes, every one. The big problem with these boxes is that most of them didn’t follow any order – there were family photos placed next to kitchen appliances, my older … Continue reading

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Cleaning mistakes

I believe I made a grave mistake in my cleaning process. In the middle of my cleaning I had compiled this collection of paper journals. These journals sat on my shelf for several days. I stared at them, feeling slightly … Continue reading

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Letting go

Yesterday I did something that would have been unimaginable just last year – I took all my old journals, tore them up and threw them away sight unseen. I admit, it would have been interesting to save some of them, … Continue reading

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My CELTA Experience

I wrote about my CELTA experience on this blog both for self reflection, and to give advice to anyone who might be considering taking the CELTA. So, below is a general reflection on my thoughts after taking the CELTA, as … Continue reading

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CELTA Top 10

This is my own, individual list of observations about my own CELTA performance and others in my CELTA group, I expect every trainee would make a slightly different list, but these are the ones that were important for me. A … Continue reading

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Last day

It’s Saturday, after my last day teaching at Chungdahm. I am now on a bus to Seoul where I will meet my Hawaiian friend Cody and my best Korean friend Yeojin for a farewell steak dinner. I can hardly believe … Continue reading

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One Week Job

I have to mention an important source of inspiration for my passion projects, Sean Aiken of One Week Job. Between Feb 2007 and March 2008 college graduate Sean Aiken went on a journey across America to try out 52 jobs … Continue reading

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