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Open Thread: March 1 Edition

Happy March 1 Independence Movement Day, folks.

Open Thread – Valentine’s Day Edition

Open Thread: Feb. 7, 2015

Yes, I’m still alive. And I see light at the end of the proverbial tunnel.

Photo: Ikseon-dong, Seoul

Open Thread: Feb. 1, 2015

Have a good Sunday, folks.

I’m gonna go pray against the Pats now.

Photo: Changsin-dong neighborhood.

Open Thread: Jan. 25, 2015

Sorry for posting this late: busy week.

Photo: P-road in Ihwa Mural Village

Open Thread: Jan. 17, 2015

Beautiful day today.

Enjoy the weekend, folks.

Open Thread: Jan. 10, 2015

Lovely day today. Hope you’ve all enjoyed it!

Photo: Mt. Samgaksan at sunrise this morning, seen from the Gongneungcheon Stream.

First Open Thread of 2015

Have a good weekend, folks.

Last Open Thread of 2014

It’s a beautiful final weekend of the year, at least here in Seoul. Hope you all get a chance to go out and enjoy it.

Photo: Yesterday evening’s sunset, seen from the back window of the office where I work in Seoul’s Bukchon Hanok Village.

Open Thread, December 20, 2014

alice in Korea

. . . from a series of western folktales that have been transliterated into the Korean genre.  I *love* that rabbit.  Luckily, this is not a Korean spit-take moment but a neat interpretation, though I never like the Japanese big-eyes thing.

Open Thread – December 13, 2014 – Have an Asian Christmas

Japanese xmas

Ho, ho, ho . . .

Open Thread: Dec. 6, 2014

Have a good weekend, folks.

And dress warm.

Open Thread – The Civil Forfeiture Edition

Say what you will about Korean police but they don’t do anything like this or this  because of the worst has been deemed proper.

Have a good weekend.

Open Thread: Nov. 24

Sorry for getting this up late. Busy weekend. Did come away with this shot from Sunday morning, though.

Open Thread – The Stupid Politician Edition

Our stupid politician for this edition is Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who claimed that Muslims were in America long before Columbus or Amerigo Vespucci.  Erdogan made his outrageous claim during a conference of Latin American Muslim leaders in Istanbul (The Hugo Chávez Memorial Pork Bar-be-que) which is fitting since Erdogan and Chávez have much in common – an appetite for saying crazy shiz and dishing out corruption.

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