What Size Am I?

For women, this helps determine your real sizing when shopping.

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Today I Love:

From Postsecret. Here’s a line of clothing called “Kimchi Blue” from Urban Outfitters.  I think more than anything, the name caught my eye. My mom picked up a “Desert King” fig tree today.  I don’t think I’ll be around to see it bear fruit, but I love fruit trees, so I’m excited nonetheless.  A cut […]

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Surya Bag

I just noticed that Louis Vuitton has a line of bags with the same name as my brother.  His name is spelled slightly different from the sun god, but the meaning is the same. For over $3000, it’s not a good looking bag IMHO.

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Korea Sparkling’s Newest Blog

What better place to read about about Korea Sparkling, than at The Hub of Sparkle?  If you haven’t heard about it yet, The Hub of Sparkle is a new metablog about Korea.  There are 12+ bloggers contributing to this site, and I’m one of them! Other Korean bloggers include: — Roboseyo — Metropolitician — Korea […]

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A Quick Trip to K-Mart

I had this really strong craving for Shin ramen and kimchi today… don’t know why.  I don’t think we’ve had any kimchi in the apartment for at least 3 months.  That was during the pork, rice, and kimchi phase.  It comes and goes.  Right now, it’s baked chicken and beef.  Anyway, my mouth was watering […]

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Yellow People Unite!

Guess which one I want? I took this photo while in Insa-dong on Saturday.  I’m especially fond of the yellow doll.  (Maybe because I’m yellow myself??)  It just seems to be smiling up at me, saying, “Please buy me.  You know you want to.”  With the head decorations, they remind me of tribal Laotians up […]

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I got my new lens in Namdaemun

Yesterday, Ras and I went to Namdaeumun to go lens shopping for my Canon 400D (Rebel XTi).  I picked up this bad boy.  Now I feel like I’m entering the realm of the big boys, but not truly knowing what I’m doing yet. I’m excited to use it on my travels this winter, even though […]

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Too much shopping

Tomorrow I’m going to a high school friend’s birthday party.  I haven’t seen her since we graduated – over ten years ago.  For the first time since being back in the States, I went to the mall (in search of a present).  I happened upon the grand opening of a Sephora inside the JC Penny.  […]

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iPod Shuffle

After my first class today, Ras met me near campus for lunch. I wanted to try out a nearby “pho” place on Broadway and College Street – Pho Thanh-Long. I wondered how it would compare to Pho Van, which is a favorite for my family. We used to drive all the way out to 82nd […]

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