It's Election Day, and though many people are probably sick of hearing why it is important for them to vote, I thought I would share why I personally choose to. I am a naturalized American citizen, born in Seoul, South Korea, and assigned adoption to my parents the moment I was born. I was … Continue reading Why I Vote
Hello everyone. I've been gone for a while, and every time I went to make a post, be it here on the blog, on Instagram, on Facebook, I've felt... stuck. It's been a long, hard summer. Everyone, everywhere deals with lots of obstacles and trials and difficulties, and part of life is overcoming them … Continue reading Returning to life
Serious Note I don't like to discuss darker things on the blog too much, but I'd like to address the neo-nazi rally that took place in DC this weekend. When we discovered that the white supremacist rally was planned for Washington, DC, it was really difficult for Nate and me. (I hope it would be … Continue reading A Serious Note about 8.12.2018
Today is International Women's Day, and I am filled with the desire to tackle a mountain, which it feels like I have considering the amount of work that piled up while I was home sick. Last year I found myself reflecting on all of the incredible women that inspire me. This year, I want to … Continue reading International Women’s Day: How to Get Started on Your Dream Life.
2017 was a roller coaster year. I'm going to focus on the positives, and I thought I would share my year in review! I officially made Seersucker Optional a public blog, instead of just the personal ramblings that I've been posting since 2015. This was a huge commitment, and especially in the last … Continue reading Year in Review
So I spent my Thanksgiving in China. As you all wake up to start the turkey in the oven and the potato mashing extravaganza, I'm closing out my exciting day. Never fear, I DID get a little bit of turkey! I am so thankful for the opportunities that joining the CEM faculty have … Continue reading Thanksgiving
It's my birthday!! So, for my 35th, I'm ringing in this birthday in China, preparing for the CEM certification course that I'm teaching tomorrow. I spent the day exploring an ancient Chinese city with a lovely woman named Pati from Orlando who is also here teaching a CEM, and who I only met last night. … Continue reading My Birthday