My Repatriation Story

3/11/20232 min read

When I left Canada for Korea in the summer of 2000, I did so with a duffel bag of stuff, a sense of adventure, and the attitude that if it didn't work out, I was just a plane ride away from simply going home.

A marriage, 3 kids, a masters, a bit of travel, a bunch of cool experiences later, I am about to start a new life back in Canada. While I am definitely excited, there is a sense of grief in realizing I am saying goodbye to the place I've called home for the last 23 years.

Here, I will detail the steps I am taking in this repatriation process.

Making a List, Checking it Twice?

More than twice, actually! Here is a continuously updated and evolving list of things I need to do, look into, and prepare for. I'll try to organize this into categories as I go.