Monthly Archives: June 2005

By the way, Pusan

is absolutely lovely. Professor Kim, Bong Eun and her kind husband took Sookwon Shin and me on a tour Sunday. We drove everywhere, and we had wonderful food. I had my favorite, fermented bean soup. Try it sometime. Don’t be … Continue reading

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Writing About Literature Scholars Rock!

I have met so many way-cool people here, and I do love the Korean way of relating to each other. They LISTEN. They listen to each other. It’s something I will really, really miss. I mean everyone listens to each … Continue reading

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From Gary Snyder to Noraebang

It was a most amazing May. My daughter and I went to the U.S. ambassador’s house last week to hear Gary Snyder and Robert Hass. Picture manicured lawns, wonderful peonies, roses, and other delicious flowers, ancient sculptures and kimchi pots, … Continue reading

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