On The Wisdom of Base Jumping…

Base Jumping Off Of One World Trade Center Well, it’s certainly nothing like swimming the English Channel she said with absolutely no hint of irony and not a shadow of humor. “Who would want to…

Seoul – Days One, Two, Three, and Five

  6. Seoul – Days One, Two, Three, and Five by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womantaroundtown.com on Wednesday, 3/25/15) Two days after my conversation with George (see my previous story, In Preparation for Pohang),…

Review: The Feast: Not a Lot of Food but Plenty of Voices

The Feast: Not a Lot of Food, but Plenty of Voices by Erica Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015)   The great “man versus…” conflicts in literature have been: man versus man; man versus…

In Preparation for Pohang

  5. In Preparation for Pohang by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Wednesday, 3/18/15) If the trip to Pohang had not produced the outcome I had wanted, it was not for lack of…

Encounters with the Jellyfish

The most recent one was in St. Lucia, in late February 2015. I was in the cove between between the two volcanic Pitons, those two pointed green mountains that adorn every tourist brochure for the…

A Cold Case Reinvestigated

  4. Pohang – A Cold Case Reinvestigated by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Wednesday, 3/11/15) I had said good-bye to Adam and Micah, the two young men I met in Tapgol Park…

In Remembrance of Uncle Sam and His Great Escape From the Chinese Communists

On Thursday, March 12, the Moffett family will gather at Nassau Presbyterian Church in Princeton, New Jersey to attend a memorial service for Samuel Hugh Moffett. He was my father’s uncle. My great-uncle. He was…

In Pohang, A Baby Girl Was Born

  3. In Pohang, A Baby Girl Was Born by Erica L. Moffett (first published at www.womanaroundtown.com on Wednesday, 3/4/2015) All my life, I thought I had been born in Seoul. But once I started…