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Love is in the Air

Valentine's Day sort of snuck up on me this year. I've had so much going on that I suddenly turned around and then hey, it's the day to celebrate love.

There are so many things I'm lovin right now it's hard to know where to start.

Lovin' the weather. (um yes, it would be my blog if I didn't mention the weather..and sadly first)

Lovin' the kindergarteners (and all the chocolate that has arrived on my desk this morning)

Lovin' the social circle we have accumlated here in Gimhae (there is always this moment in uprooting yourself and plunking yourself down when you suddenly feel as though you might just have a normal life after all. and it's a euphoria that doesn't last long, one that you usually begin to take for granted but tryin to just love as much as possible at the mo)

Lovin' the fact that I got to go home (still telling stories of all the fun we had)

Lovin' the fact that I will have MORE visitors in 2 days (YIPPEE YIPPEE YIPPEE!)

Lovin' D...

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