Ichigo ichie

In Japanese there are many beautiful, and sometimes funny, proverbs, phrases, and words that don't directly translate to English. For example, there is a Japanese proverb, chiri mo tsumoreba yama to naru, meaning "even dust, if piled, can become a mountain". Or the Japanese word, komorebi, that means "sunlight filtering through trees" and yugen, which roughly translates …

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Eight Month Sanity Check

It’s now been just over eight months since I left home back in August, and while I’m on somewhat of a vacation from my vacation in Busan, I decided it was a good opportunity to use a post to just write about some things. Call them life lessons, insights, travel tips, whatever, it’s a pretty …

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