[leave it to me to take photos of only inanimate objects around her apartment.]
we then went as a big group [men included!!] to the vagina monologues. half of the dialogue was in english and the other half was in korean. there were western and korean actresses acting at this production.
the show, as always, was both humorous and depressing. most everyone left teary-eyed.
on sunday, a new teacher friend of mine, rebekah, and i went to hongdae. we enjoyed sushi, ice cream, and artsy folk together.
[this is one of my favorite hole-in-the-wall second hand vintage shops in hongdae. "everything $10!" they say as you walk in.]
oh, and of course, we loved "cotton candy dog." this dog sits with his owner, the cotton candy man, while cotton candy man makes sugar on a stick for all the passer-byers.
on our walk home, rebekah and i stopped to admire the newly placed lanterns honoring buddha's upcoming birthday.
speaking of buddha, here are some photos i tried taking of my hamsters. [their names are "little buddha" and "big buddha," thanks to my canadian pal, chera.]
bike riding around the neighborhood:
and, lastly, one of my favorite photos so far:
[i am fond of this photo because it is such a typical night seen here in my neighborhood. you are constantly being "ding!"-ed by passing bicycles carrying multiple people, and the colors of this place, eight months later, still draw me in like a bug.]