Day 493

Thursday | July 4th, 2013


Waiting for the rain. Working while waiting for the rain. It’s hot. My room is hot. Outside is hot. The lab isn’t hot unless the AC is killed, then it gets crazy hot because of the networking gear and the 14 computers that are up (15 including mine).

It’s the Fourth. Last week, I got turned around somehow and thought that Thursday would be the Fourth and I wanted to get out with other Americants and recklessly play with roman candles and sparklers and boomers, all which can be purchased many places for reasonable prices because Korea ain’t no nanny state like ‘merica. This week, this Thursday, today, I’m already blown out from TOEIC and could care less about American anything.

The Daily Bullet

The security office …


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

View all


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

View all

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

View all

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

View all