Ajumma Appreciation Post

Anyone who knows me, I am all about female empowerment. Going to a women's college is such a large part of my identity, I say Mount Holyoke like it's my last name. I introduced myself at orientation in a single breath: "Hi my name is Erin and I went to a historically women's college." (With … Continue reading Ajumma Appreciation Post



I've taken a(n extended) hiatus from blogging in order to prepare for The Amazing Race: Hutch Family edition.  In 2017, I decided if it didn't scare me, I wasn't dreaming big enough. In 2018, I'm learning to be fearless - and Mama and Papa Hutch are leading by example. Clad in their Proud Moho Grad … Continue reading Hutch Fam AMAZING RACE

Moderately Useful Korean Phrases I’ve Somewhat Learned

계속 열심히 하세요 - 'Keep up the hard work.' I am perpetually fumbling, mumbling, stumbling over my words because, although I can picture them in my mind, my tongue and teeth betray me. Nothing comes out exactly like I wanted. But I'll be damned if I'll let my ineptitude betray my pedagogy. I'll stand in front of … Continue reading Moderately Useful Korean Phrases I’ve Somewhat Learned

추석 잘 보내세요 ~ Happy Chuseok

추석 잘 보내세요~~ Happy Chuseok! I'll keep this post short because I am still in holiday mode. On October 3-6 I celebrated Chuseok, one of the most important Korean holidays. The Youtube Channel Talk To Me in Korean released a great video that sums up the holiday. In short, many people celebrate this harvest festival by traveling … Continue reading 추석 잘 보내세요 ~ Happy Chuseok