The final stretch
Hello fellow backers -- It's almost been two years that I've now resided in Korea and this project has taken on its own form.
In the last message, I... Read more
Ya'll still there?
Recently I was asked when the next check in would be, and it is without a doubt overdue.
It's now been a year and a half since I moved to... Read more
Thank you for your patience
Ahn-yeong friends and supporters,
I wanted to send an update. I just re-watched the promo video for this project and wow. I've learned multitudes since then.
Yes, over 200,000 children... Read more
We made it
Thank you for sharing this with me. I'll keep you updated via blogging/youtube videos when I get to Korea in June. Feel free to be my pen pal if you'd... Read more
To all the pledges
from names I don't know - thank you for the support in this work. I wish I could meet every one of you face to face and let you know... Read more
the Korea Herald
just emailed me to ask if they could do a story on this project! They are one of the top English newspapers in Seoul since the 1950's. That along with... Read more
I've been scared to say it, but
I think this is going to work.
After a morning of crying out of gratitude
and an afternoon of sending out two hundred more emails to local Seattle businesses
I... Read more
mini rant --
Come on Paul Allen, tweet me back! Do it, do it. You know you want to.
Shine some of the Seattle Seahawk glory into the pocket of a romantic cause!
This is why
Last night after the reading a man I didn't know tapped me on the shoulder while I was in mid conversation with a friend. I turned around, made eye contact,... Read more
I woke up this morning to find a message in my inbox from a friend who started off by saying he has never mass emailed before but was doing so... Read more
do you all read these?
it's completely fine if you don't. I understand.
Yesterday I got an envelope in the mail and in it were two bracelets, similar to the style of those Livestrong bands... Read more
and here we go into the final 10 day countdown
Am I scared?
Hell yeah I'm scared.
I took a break for a few days because my eyes were going to fall out of their socket from copy/pasting onto all... Read more
If y'all want to help spread word
here's a good article that has all the info and a piece of my heart
and today I feel discouraged
I knew this project was a distraction from processing the emotion I have toward this journey but last night I couldn't escape. I received an email from my adoption agency... Read more
Monday, Blogs and Sijo's
Hey, look! A blog post! Expect a article from the Seattle Globalist to be published tomorrow as well which will be a lot more personal than this one. That being... Read more
Saturday, what a day, grooving all week with you!
Hey all we are down to the last two weeks. I have two articles coming out on this project next Monday and Tuesday which I'm excited about.
As well if... Read more
Glass half empty or half full
15/31 days in and 53% there! My glass is half full --
I'll admit part of me is terrified this project won't get funded. In doing outreach I've had people... Read more
Shake the dust
Shake the dust and take me with you when you do, for none of this has ever been for me. All that was placed inside, that continues pushing like... Read more
I was talking with a dear friend about the challenge of asking for help. There are two parts to this challenge. 1 the ask. 2 is the receiving.
I am... Read more
This is becoming bigger than I thought it could be
Hello dear friends -I received a call from a VP with Korean American Coalition who wants to present this project to CEO's/the president and help build a ongoing non profit... Read more
“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen,... Read more
We're doing this
PR is written, I'm about to meet someone to do an interview for a small local paper, I'm emailing, tweeting, facebooking like mad (mad passion that it) -- It's going... Read more
30% of the way there!
You begin saving the world by saving one person at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. -- Charles Bukowski
Have a beautiful morning all.
There is beauty in the smallest things.
Be a telescope. Point to the earth. Look at it backwards. Look at it upside down. You are an aperture. Built to collect light. Built to magnify the humblest... Read more
My heart is dancing. I ask, if you know anyone who would be excited about bringing voice and empowerment to the story of the adoptee to please share this project... Read more
Thank you friends and family for donating. Thank you strangers who, in never having met me still believe in the heart of my project. It means the world to me.... Read more
2nd day in
Almost 10% there! Thank you for jumping on board this dream. You messages of love and encouragement mean the world to me.