Why I Vote

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

International Women’s Day: How to Get Started on Your Dream Life.

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.

Year in Review

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

Thanksgiving

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