Rooftop Cats

13 01 2013

There’s a stray cat population milling around town. Sometimes I hear cats fighting at night. Every other day, I notice one walking the streets. Today, I just happened to notice two cats on top of some rooftops about 20 feet below my apartment window.

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I don’t know what they were up to–maybe about to fight–but I grabbed my camera and snapped some photos.

The orange and brown cat walked off, but the other hung out a while by a sign. After about 10 minutes, he leaped off one of the buildings.

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cats in one

A Korean filmmaker created a 76-minute indie documentary called “Dancing Cat.” It follows the tales of stray cats around Korea and shows their struggle to survive.

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미용실 고양이 (Hair Salon Cat)

23 12 2012

I’m sitting with Rosa in a hair shop. I need to get my hair trimmed. There’s this really cute cat here. She’s missing her tail and an eye–and apparently she’s pregnant. ^_^

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Her name is 까망 (ggamang). She had her tail right by a firey hot heater, and she likes hot water.

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A Note That Made My Day

18 12 2012

Today was a good day. One of my elementary classes has not been on their best behavior, but my co-teacher and I worked out how to help control/manage them. Today, one the boys, June, who has been particularly problematic, kissed me on the cheek while I checked his homework and gave me a little Christmas bell charm. ^_^

I will also be teaching special Kindergarten classes. Kindergarten students have a math, science, gym, art and story class each week. I will be teaching science, art and story classes. One of the students in science class gave me a cute picture that says, “I love you.”

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I also got a few pieces of candy!