I went to dinner tonight and visited the home of Park Jeong Heon and her husband, Cho Jae-Hoon . I previously met them about 6 months ago, on my first arrival in Changwon. Park Jeong and her husband both work as English teachers in Changwon, in local Middle and High Schools respectively. I met Mrs. Park when she used to work at Annam MS, but after she transferred away, I hadn't seen either of them for nearly six months, although I gratefully remembered their help with a broken boiler at my apartment some time ago.
Despite having not seen them for some time, they live in one of the tall apartment buildings towering over the Daebangdong neighborhood and have two small children. Not more than 5 minutes walk away.
We had some great conversation and shared a lot of laughs that night, as we exchanged stories about our jobs and they shared some Korean language with me (not to mention delicious food), Both were eager to see me learn their mother tongue. They also have two energetic little kids running around their flat, who undoubtedly make them smile most of the night.
I also promised I'd return the favor soon, and cook peach cobbler for them. They have an oven, so all I need to locate in this town is white cake mix (not always easy in East Asia). But when I do, I'll be sure to share it with them.