Monday, March 19, 2012

A to Z

I get pretty pumped about these types of things. Just for fun:  (sorry, I don't know who started this)

A is for age26 Korean, 24 American
B is for breakfast today: Blueberry muffin from Costco (!!) and a bowl of granola, strawberries, and bananas.
C is for currently cravingcoffee...I am trying not to drink any between now and the marathon (that is not going to happen)
D is for dinner tonighthopefully Lasagna!
E is for favorite type of exerciserunning
F is for an irrational fearthe elevator doors closing while I am still trying to get in
G is for gross foodOctopus or squid (I am not a fan of the texture)
H is for hometown: Troy Grove, Illinois
I is for something importantJesus
J is for current favorite jamRed Raspberry
K is for kidsI am going to assume that my 500 Korean kiddos don't count for this one.
L is for current locationMy desk at work
M is for the most recent way you spent money:  We went out for the hubs' birthday this burger I have had in a llloonnngg time.
N is for something you needa vacuum
O is for occupation:  ESL Teacher
P is for pet peeve
an untidy house
Q is for a quote: G.K. Chesterton, "An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is an adventure wrongly considered."
R is for random fact about you: Um, I always pull out the, "I lived in a teepee for a summer"
S is for favorite healthy snack: banana + peanut butter
T is for favorite treatcinnamon rolls
U is for something that makes you unique: have you heard me laugh?  
V is for favorite vegetable:Sweet potatoes or green beans? I can't decide. Is rhubarb a vegetable? If it is, then rhubarb.
W is for today’s workoutI will run 5 miles after school
X is for X-rays you’ve hadteeth, I think I had my abdominal x-rayed in like 3rd grade... had some CT scans and MRI on my brain...I can't remember anything else at the moment.
Y is for yesterday’s highlight
: Eating out with the hubs: great food and even better company :)  (a second would be nailing my 20 miler)
Z is for your time zone: KST - Korean Standard Time  (fun fact: there is no Daylight Savings Time in Korea)


  1. Okay... I laughed out loud on U, hehe. And you must explain this whole Korean age thing! I don't get it!

  2. Take the year you were born. Let's call it 'x'. X-1 = the year you were conceived. Koreans count the year you were in the womb as the first year of your life. So when you are born, you are one. Then everyone turns the next year on Jan. 1st. So for you, born in 1988, 1988-1 = 1987. 2012 - 1987 = 25. Your Korean age is 25. And Koreans think that everyone in the world does age like this :) Part of my job is teaching them that not everyone counts their age as such.