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jaredway
대한민국 경기도 고양시
See my blog http://caveatdumptruck.com
Interests: Sometimes things are interesting.
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The words themselves become angry balloons, and caricaturing the signs, begin assaulting fellow signifiers till at last from bloody carnage comes silence. Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Well, I admit I'm feeling more than a little bit grumpy about work, this morning. Last night, we had one of those typical Korean after-work dinner events: 회식 [hweh-sik]. Not formally obligatory, but socially "highly recommended," as it were. But... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Obliviously walking roads in silent kingdoms trapped, he runs a hand against an edge to find what has been mapped. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
I learned this aphorism from my aphorism book. 냉수 먹고 잣죽 트림한다 naeng.su meok.go jat.juk teu.rim.han.da cold-water drink-CONJ pine-nut-porridge belch-up-PRES "Gulp down cold water and belch up pine nut porridge." This is a little bit hard to understand, without some... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The ghosts await you, clustered at the edge of what you know to be actually true. Then in between the bursts of summer's rain they peer at you, admonishing your mood. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
This blog post will not be very substantive. Just a thought-for-the-day (in the form of an old-school SAT-style analogy - now obsolete, this will really only be culturally identifiable to you if you took the SAT before 2005): Korean curry... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
He casts his dull cliches into the world like crumbs of bread dispensed to hungry birds but worse, these birds are mere robotic shades which cannot eat but only peck and strut. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
In commemoration of Korea's Liberation 72 years ago today, the local sky has been liberating an immense amount of water onto the ground, trees and buildings in Ilsan. Happy liberation day. I might not take a walk, today, since I... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The universe extends outward in spirals, cavities and loops of filamentation, vast pools of gravity. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
My student left this next to the monkey on my desk. "Trash monkey" is another name for the Minneapolitan rainbow monkey (and/or his neon green friend). The idea is that the monkeys like trash - which I tell my students... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Some stones suggested, take a moment. So I did. The summer went on. [daily log: walking; well, no] Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The floor announced itself as if alive. I found some stray vocabulary there, it lay in scattered piles, collectively devoid of use or meaning. I just sighed. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The below was written by Roger Fisher, in The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, in 1981. My favourite activity is inventing. An early arms control proposal dealt with the problem of distancing that the President would have in the circumstances... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
In small increments the night eats the moon. Seasons eat seasons, the same. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
I genuinely believe that North Korea's ICBM program makes me safer. To understand what I mean, consider that I'm speaking, specifically, of me - I don't mean, here, some generic "me." I mean, I am a guy who lives about... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The plants put forth their fronds aggressively and trace their yearnings through the damp, still air. A dragonfly is spinning tales with bits of iridescent blues and greens and dreams. Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
It is official that I will be traveling to Australia to visit my mother for the first week in September. I have worked out a replacement teacher for my job, and I've bought the airline tickets and the rental car.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Today I walked more slowly than I do more typically. I trudged instead of walked. I can't say why this was. Perhaps I'm tired from long hot days, or maybe full of angst. Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
We were doing a speaking book task, where there is a "set up" situation, and students have to then explain what they will say in the given situation. In this particular set up, it described a situation where the student... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
A particle floats suspended in the air. Dust. The sun's beam shows me. Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Work without Hope Lines Composed 21st February 1825 All Nature seems at work. Slugs leave their lair— The bees are stirring—birds are on the wing— And Winter slumbering in the open air, Wears on his smiling face a dream of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Once time became an instrument Diaphanous but real Then aliens could play it well - spun like a giant wheel. Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Apropos of nothing in particular, I'd like to make a political observation. If considered in terms of fulfilling the implicit (as opposed to explicit) promises of his campaign, the current US president is one of the most successful in recent... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The heat is a stone. It's heavy and pulls down clouds. The monsoon drizzles. Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
I learned this aphorism from the Shamani... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK