Under every bridge...
Victory fills our souls while defeat brings us low. Both can make us lose a broader perspective. Staying strong under loss can be difficult. But the best of us will move past defeat and keep trying. As the Romans grew into an empire, they were often foolhardy and ran straight into defeat. The kind of... Continue Reading →
With the referendum for Scottish Independence happening as I type, my mind turned to flags. More specifically the Union Jack. For those of you not in the know, it's a combination of England's St. George's Cross, Ireland's St. Patrick's Cross, and Scotland's St. Andrew's Cross. No love for Wales though. I guess dragons are too... Continue Reading →
Well, here is an unintended intermission. What I had wanted to do was upload my post on Jeonju. Unfortunately uploading pictures over a wifi network that is not always 100% leads to freezing and subsequent loss of all unsaved data. I need to be pickier about my cafe choices or just upload all the pics... Continue Reading →
Our last stop at Our Savior's Lutheran brings us to the north face of the building and a familiar mural to anyone driving by on 33rd Street on the south end of the Augustana Campus: Title: Faith, Hope and Love Artist: Palmer Eide Medium: Mosaic Palmer Eide was a giant in the Sioux Falls art... Continue Reading →
The summer heat is slowly dying and Saturday explorations are becoming viable again. Jihye and I have plans for the evening, but lunch is a good start. So after a morning of selling myself for fun and profit, we venture out on a beautiful Saturday to find food. After some discussion we decide to waltz... Continue Reading →
November 19, 2012, To my new niece, Evelyn Grace Shrader: Hey Evie! Welcome to the world. As you might already notice, it’s a big, cold, scary place, and it will continue to get bigger, and colder, and scarier. You will be hurt, sometimes so badly you won’t feel like getting up. Someday you, like everyone... Continue Reading →
Well, it seems I'm behind. I have some dokkaebi notes and I'll be writing about a makgeolli making class I took last Saturday, but I'm waiting for some photos before putting the whole thing together. So, to satiate you, my dear readers, I shall appease with a short post about a few things I see... Continue Reading →