April 2017 Reading Wrap-up

When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi: This slim memoir is written by a neurosurgeon who was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer in his 30s, while he was in his last year of residency. Although his love of literature and language shines through, I actually found the afterword by his wife to be the best writing in the book. That being said, this is still a moving and contemplative look at death from a man who was clearly both brilliant and a caring doctor. VGR Continue reading “April 2017 Reading Wrap-up”

Seoul Grand Park

I had a lovely day out on Sunday with my friend Nopa, a fellow band spouse who has been a most excellent partner in crime over this last year as we discovered new restaurants and interesting sights around Seoul. She’s moving away this week, so this was our last outing together for the foreseeable future.   We made a fun day of it and started with lunch at Bao Bar, a fabulous new restaurant in Itaewon. Continue reading “Seoul Grand Park”