I teach at a college in South Korea. I hate mayonnaise. I also do a lot of traveling and writing. My stuff has appeared at various sites on the net and even won an award (hooray).

I’m fired up on writing stories and travelogues, playing rock and roll music, riding motorcycles, fly fishing, acting, traveling, hiking, performing comedy, and drinking copious amounts of liquor.

I felt the most immersed in a foreign culture the first time I ate eel in Korea, watching the segments squirm and slither as they cooked in the pan…

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