What happened to January? 

Four weeks ago the year was just beginning and I was in Vientiane with On and now, it’s the first of February already. 

Came back to Korea, taught a two-week teacher’s training camp, followed by a one-week government children’s language camp, extended my sojourn status, and then it’s the end of January. Is it just me or does time really fly by when you are middle-aged? 

The big Five-Oh is getting closer and closer. That’s starting to weigh a little heavy on my mind and soul these days, not to mention my life in Korea, missing my family and On, and all those other life-defining issues as one turns 50 and thinks about the life they have and how to live the rest of it.