Nothing to See — 25 Years After Escobar

On the 13th day of January in the year of our lord, 2019, I met my friend, writer and YouTuber, Kenya, for lunch over which we caught up. The last time we met we were in Saudi Arabia. And before that, we were in South Korea. On this day we met in the Laureles area of…

Alfredo Sanchez Lives!

Alfredo Sanchez was sitting at the lunch table with four strangers — one of whom had nearly killed him less than an hour earlier. With that behind him, Sanchez was eager to sink his teeth into his meal. In one breath he uttered something in English. Then, his curiosity piqued when the Asian woman who…

Unexpected Expectations

“We’re beings toward death, we’re … two-legged, linguistically-conscious creatures born between urine and feces whose body will one day be the culinary delight of terrestrial worms.”  -Dr. Cornel West I just read that someone lost a friend who had died unexpectedly which prompted me to write the following post. Dying is inevitable. I expect it…

April 2011

I began having meetings for the Gyeongsan English Club last year. The idea to start this group came from another English Club in Pohang, which I participated in for a year or two. The group has been growing steadily. I’m busier than I’ve been in a long time and can’t attend the meetings regularly as…