Day 300

Sunday | December 23rd, 2012


300 days in Gyeongju and what’d ya gonna do? Stay home in your pajamas, not do laundry, and think about working on TOEIC, that’s what.

Twas the 300th day in Gyeongju when all through the slog

not a photo was taken, not even of a dog.
The pvc was hung over the uninsulated hanok
in hopes that it would stop the wind’s icy stroke

I wrote more, but it’s best to stop here this year, as ‘hanok’ and ‘stroke’ rhyme phonetically, but rub me funny. With some more thought … and time, I believe I could turn out a nice rendition of Twas the Night Before Christmas, Gyeongju Edition.

The Daily Bullet

It looks like a 1940s IBM mainframe, but really it’s the inside of the pop machine in the basement of the CEC.


Daily Report

I didn’t sleep last night. I struggled to write or create a script that would grab an .mp3 from a folder, open it, insert markers in pre-determined places, split the audio file into eleven segments based on those

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Out beyond the fake lake (Bomun) for Christmas Day lunch at a place called the Healing Kitchen. It’s all farms and hilltops here. And roads to more farms and hilltops. Except for the noise from the cars, I

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The Fourth Wall

I’m here and alive. Ten days behind the reality of my written life, yet here and alive. TOEIC is the predominant motif of life from the end of the semester until … today. This is the end, after

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This Old Hanok

When we had the bathroom done, we wanted to design our own window for the part of the wall which straddles the storage space along the side of the house. This way we could have clean airflow through

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