Kimchi and Sul (Alcohol) – My Birth Mother’s Surprise Visit

Yumi informed me on Thursday afternoon that Omma will be paying me a visit the following evening. With my agenda already clear, I was happy to hear the news. I was assuming that also meant Appa was coming. I meticulously cleaned my apartment and bought some food because they tend to laugh that my refrigerator … Continue reading Kimchi and Sul (Alcohol) – My Birth Mother’s Surprise Visit


The InKAS 2012 GK Summer Camp is over and I am sitting in the Hamilton Hotel in the trashiest district in Seoul, Itaewon, where you see more loud white people than Koreans. Avoiding the chaos outside, I am snuggling alone in the room waiting to check out. To break the silence, I browsed through channels … Continue reading Waiting

I started talking to people and initiating a birth mother search. She is going to find out from Holt first if they even have enough contact information. If they don't, I don't know if I want to go through with it. I don't think I'll have any luck even if there is contact information. I'm … Continue reading