Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (9/19/2016)
Sep19

Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (9/19/2016)

Here are the Top5 things I found on the ‘ol Internet last week. Which is your favorite? CAMPING DOG OF THE WEEK 2. HORROR GIF OF THE WEEK View post on imgur.com 3. ANIMALS WITH EYES IN FRONT PICS OF THE WEEK 4. HARSH TRUTHS VIA BABY ANIMALS OF THE WEEK 5. GLAMOUR SHOTS OF THE WEEK LIKE AND SHARE. IT’S ALL I ASK...

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Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (9/12/2016)
Sep11

Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (9/12/2016)

This Top5 is dedicated to those that lost their lives on 9/11. Hopefully something below can add a smile to your face. Like and share if you liked anything. VIDEO OF THE WEEK (MUST SEE) 2. WISH OF THE WEEK 3. EXAM QUESTION OF THE WEEK 4. MAILBOX OF THE WEEK 5. OUT OF CONTEXT TV SHOW LINES FROM “BAKE OFF” OF THE WEEK   That’s it for this week. Short and sweet. See you next...

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6 Lifeskills Gained From Ten Years Abroad
Aug22

6 Lifeskills Gained From Ten Years Abroad

This coming winter marks ten years since I left my cushy government job in the U.S. to move to South Korea, where I’d studied for six months in the course of earning my Master’s in Public Administration, to live. In that time I’ve built a career, started a family, and developed a set of core soft skills that I would not have gained otherwise. 1. Cultural Intelligence My first year abroad I was young and naive. I was simultaneously...

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Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (8/22/2016)
Aug22

Dan’s Top5 Internet Finds (8/22/2016)

HI THERE! Did you have a nice weekend?! Did you check out my Top5 Internet Finds last week? Well, I got a lot of good feedback (more than one like on Facebook)! If you like or laugh at anything you see below, how about liking and sharing on Facebook/Twitter or whatever thing you use on the Internet. OK, time to scroll and enjoy! Here are ALL of my past Top5’s! It’s like an encyclopedia of Internet LOLs. GIFS OF THE WEEK 2....

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Being Western Doesn’t Mean Being White
Jan19

Being Western Doesn’t Mean Being White

This is an excerpt from Chapter 12 of the book Stranger in a Stranger Land: My Six Years in Korea. In it, I discuss my firsthand knowledge of an event that made national headlines in Korea in 2011 and highlighted how some of America’s racial baggage showed itself in Korea’s expat community. In all this talk of Korea’s problems with isms, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the fact that Americans were able to...

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