Browsing Archive: January, 2013

Winter Vacation...

Posted by Ava Larkin on Friday, January 18, 2013, In : Travels in South Korea 

I decided to switch my vacation days from February to January, since I'm no longer planning on going to Vietnam or the US.  Thankfully the principal isn't here this week, so I only had to ask the Vice Principal, who is a total sweetheart.  To butter up the faculty I decided to make some 떡국 (ddeokguk), which is a traditional Korean soup made with beef brisket and Korean dumplings.  I actually brought the ingredients into school this morning (yes, I took the bus) and cooked it in my classro...
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My first birthday in Korea...

Posted by Ava Larkin on Friday, January 18, 2013, In : Travels in South Korea 

A few years ago a good friend of mine told me that odd numbers are sexy, especially when it comes to your age.  

Sooooo, here's to turning 35!


 

 
So my super awesome friends Seo Yun and Jeyong surprised me with a beautiful cake from Paris Baguette and a waffle loaded with strawberries (Yay FRUIT!!!!).  This is actually very apropos and reminded me of when I was a little girl and I'd beg my grandma to make me a strawberry shortcake.  I'd sit in front of a 3-tiered masterpiece coated with a thick ...

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Ava Larkin


Ava Larkin Artist, Sculptor, Singer, Language Freak, Motorcycle Enthusiast, and about everything in between... currently teaching English in South Korea. http://motojezebelle.tumblr.com/