Monthly Archives: August 2012

***Melina post: July/August 2012 Pics***

1.  jenessa eating a corn-flavoured popsicle…with chunks of actual corn in it.  ^.^ 2.  jikjisa temple (located at the base of mt. hwangaksan, it was built in the year 418 ad).  3.  jenessa making some last-minute preparations for the cajun … Continue reading

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We’re Under Attack!!

Hello from the wonderful land of Gumi!  We’ve enjoyed a very busy and stressful week.  I’m not even sure where to begin.  I know that I can’t hit everything that happened this week, so I will try to get the … Continue reading

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***Melina post: “Cherry Blossom Falling” by Busker Busker***

Even in the somewhat sheltered lifestyles of missionaries, one cannot help but encounter some forms of media.  In Jenessa’s most recent e-mail to me, she shared this song by the K-Pop band Busker Busker.  Apparently it plays everywhere and she … Continue reading

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Happy Korean Independence Day

This past Wednesday was Korean Independence Day. How did we celebrate? With District Meeting, of course. Nothing awesome, though. But after our district meeting, I had a special guest visitor. Oh Eun-Seoh!!!! She was my investigator down in Jinhae. She … Continue reading

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Why You Should Always Have the Interview Before the Baptism

This has been a very stressful week for us. Probably one of the most stressful of my life. On Tuesday, we went down to Daegu for Sister Wallace’s final dental appointment. They gave her a gold molar. When she pulls … Continue reading

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Why I Sleep with a Katana

I was intending to call this blog “Why I Sleep with a Katana and Other Short Stories,” but I am on a laptop that drops about every third letter and goes slowy and I’m irritated and frustrated.  So I will be short and … Continue reading

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Six More

In yet another very crazy week for us here in Gumi, the biggest highlight is that I am blessed to spend six more weeks in beautiful Gumi with the gorgeous Sister Wallace.  Celebrate, folks!  I couldn’t be happier!   You … Continue reading

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