I've finally been able to post to my blog for the 1st time in ages I apologize for not being able to update and for suddenly disappearing. The reason for my absence is nothing nefarious -- I simply had my account suspended because I didn't renew my $150 per year membership. and I didn't want to have to send money to the US just to pay a fee for blogs, which are free in this day and age. I decided to take a blogging break and pay the fee next time I happened to accidentally have a big chunk of change in my Bank of America account. So, this month I happened to have a student pay for one of my photo classes through PayPal, so I ended up with money accidentally stateside, and here I am. sorry to neglect my blog so long for those of you who noticed, but I absolutely hate the idea of having to pay to blog. that's so early 2000's! Typepad -- get with it! In the meantime, I'm happy to report that I kind of got into instagram finally, and went through a phase of hosting old pictures, while using that service as a venue to publish new ones. I also started a new blog that I am toying with the idea of replacing this one. you can visit it here:
but I'm not can do anything drastic -- I'm going to continue posting my thoughts and ventings while slowly enough more pictures at the other blog. also, follow me on InstaGram!
there's a lot to report since my medical mishap. I am now an assistant professor at Hongik University hired to teach a class called " Introduction to the Art of Photography," amongst other things, which include American culture and "current issues" this semester. Of course, I've adapted the class into a mini sociology course focusing on “the social problem."
I'm also in the middle of recovering my career, which has been “sick” for longer than I got medically sick. from about the middle of last summer, I have been in the middle of finishing a new chapter to my dissertation, and have been receiving edits from my dissertation chair, along with streaming helpful advice. my completion goal is the end of next summer, when I can register very cheaply as an out-of-state resident and estranged graduate student. Hopefully, by next fall, I can have PhD in hand.
And that's pretty much it for right now.