I would like to give a big shout-out to Buddha and his day of birth. Because of his importance, I get Monday off from work. This year, Buddha’s birthday also doubles as Memorial Day. I think I will take this rare chance of a day off and travel to Seoul for some food and shopping. Tonight was Asuncion’s annual birthday extravaganza. About 20 people showed up and we all sat a long table of Nuovo Napoli in Gungdong. We shared a delicious meal of rosemary chicken, salad, and pizza. The chicken was absolutely delicious. I could’ve eaten the whole platter by myself. It was nice catching up with Erin, Lucas, and Matt (who just came back to Korea after a 3-month break!). Asuncion, Richard, & I also launched/debuted our bakery business “Cookies & Beyond”. We made thank-you boxes for the party and filled them with 5 types of cookies as well as a brownie. It’ll officially take off this July when Asuncion comes back from vacation. So until then, we’re going to work on building a facebook page & quite possibly a website.