Watching My Husband Cringe at K-Drama
As I squee, laugh, gasp, and cry with Attorney Woo or cringe at Kang Tae Moo aka Archaeopteryx’s rather adorable ego, there is always a secondary reaction happening in my small villa (read: loft apartment) north of Seoul. Whose reaction would that be? Why, yes. That would be my husband’s. Let me explain this man…
What Happens to a K-drama Fan When She Moves to Korea?
If you know me, you know I love Korean drama. If you’re new here, you should know – I love Korean drama. My love started way back in 2011 and has followed me for the past 10 years of my itinerant life. Within that time I graduated with a masters, worked in publishing, worked as…
I Got Hitched and Now I’m an Alien
Hello Rainy Crew, I’m back again for another life update. April 19, 2019 I did a special thing with a special someone with some special guests. There were rings, flowers, smiles, and hair appointments.
Goodbye, 2018, the Year I met My Korean Fiancé!
Hello everyone, It has been ages, nearly a year, since I last reached out to you via the Dichotomy. Many things in life have changed. I now reside in Korea, which should come as no surprise as I am known to have a liking for all things Korean. (You know, having a blog about Korean…
Holiday Greetings and Ruminations
(Russian River, California) I want to share my holiday and year-end greetings with all of you, the people who I’ve met in person in the U.S., my home country, in my travels all over the world, and in internet communities. I treasure the relationships we have created and the diversity and richness you’ve brought to…
Hello Cello – My Journey Back to Music
Because my life has mostly shifted away from music and towards journalism, my cello Dotty and I haven’t spent much time together, which is a strange feeling for both of us – I assume she misses me as much as I miss her. No, I’m not anthropomorphizing my instrument; she really does have feelings!
(Jonghyun on the red carpet at KCON LA in 2016) To a boy-to-man who I’ve watched for the past six years, this is my dedication to you. As a musician, I resonate with your passion for music, for creation. My sister and I grew closer together over your music. I admire your vocal dexterity and…