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February of the Northern Hemisphere - Like drops nearly frozen, barely liquid Days hang suspended in winter’s grip Til the moon’s crescent shadow slowly waxes slowly wanes And over one’s shoulder a final wave goodbye To spring’s reluctant announcer: me. ♥February      
Absolute Boyfriend Hong Jong Hyun fan art -   Hong Jong Hyun fan art by Cimi
Who me? Louis Quatorze handbag winner - . . . and I am thoroughly delighted! Thank you, dramabeans (a Korean website where it all started for me), for hosting a writing contest with designer Louis Quatorze handbags as prizes! So classy! It was fun-and perhaps a long shot (I’ve never won anything memorable in my life), but I’m glad I entered. It’s […]
The 1 million milestone! - Hooray, and thank you, thank you followers for contributing to the ONE MILLION views milestone at cimiart! It’s exciting to be a part of the kdrama community that watches, recaps, and reads all about the seemingly endless lineup of Korean dramas and k-entertainment shows. I can’t help but speculate that the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, […]
Super TV, Super Junior, Super Excited! - Super Junior’s Super TV is a new variety show on XtvN – a new entertainment-focused channel launched to reach their target audience ages 15-39. I’m super excited that Super Junior is going to entertain us with Super TV! Episode 1 recap SJ members Eunhyuk, Heechul, Shindong, Leeteuk, Donghae, and Yesung brainstorm with Kim Yoogon PD […]
Bulgogi - Bravely tackling homemade bulgogi like this! start with fresh ingredients, shredded carrots, spinach, mushrooms, meat be sure to have condiments – kimchi, pickles, gochujang (hot pepper paste), sesame seeds saute veggies, grill meat, load onto rice, add fried eggs and pepper paste sauce a pretty heart on top, mix, and eat deliciously! 🙂 finish off […]
Seo Taiji Kpop fan art - Seo Taiji and Boys fan art by Cimi  
My Father is Strange 2018 first couple! - Kdrama romance > real romance! Our lovable couple from My Father is Strange have announced their RL relationship and have been dubbed as the first k-celebrity couple of 2018! How sweet it is, congratulations Lee Joon and Jung So Min, be♥ happy! We should have known! ♥   information from:  
Happy New Year 2018! - Wishing you all a year filled with happy kdrama dreams come true! Thank you for your support and the love you continue to give to cimiart recaps, comments, and fan art. It’s been a lot of fun keeping up with kdramas this year as well as k-variety shows which seem to be exploding with exciting […]
Temperature of Love ep 27 – 28 recap - Hyun Soo and Jung Sun walk together in the night air. She was startled that he cried. She asks if he is surprised that she wants to live together. “Do you want to live with me?” he asks, holding her hands in his. “I want to make you happy,” she replies. They get something to […]
Temperature of Love ep 25 – 26 recap - My apologies to cimiart fans for the delay – first, I was traveling this week and second, I started Poldark, a PBS Masterpiece Theater show that has swept me off my feet. In some ways, Poldark gives me the same feels that a good kdrama melodrama with excellent acting, a good story with twists, and […]
Temperature of Love ep 23 – 24 recap - Intense, switch-up, challenge. There are several awkward moments as everyone realizes Hyun Soo’s and Jung Sun’s families are both in the dining room at Good Soup. Hyun Soo asks her dad about the protocol for introductions and they muddle their way through. Since the mothers had a minor run-in in the bathroom, neither is very […]
Temperature of Love ep 21 – 22 recap - My title for this episode: Mushroom Tart Thank you, kdrama, for doing my thinking for me. I gave myself romantic intentions whiplash after hearing Jung Woo’s explanation to Jung Sun. Five years is a long time and I have to agree that it was Jung Woo and not Jung Sun who was by Hyun Soo’s […]
Temperature of Love ep 19 – 20 recap - All’s fair in love and war. Hyun Soo and Jung Sun aren’t in any hurry to leave the refrigerator locker. Later, they head up to his apartment where Jung Sun wraps Hyun Soo in a cozy blanket and makes a hot cup of tea. “Love is so interesting,” says Hyun Soo thoughtfully. She asks if […]
Temperature of Love ep 17 – 18 recap - Episode 17 Jung Sun and Hyun Soo walk down the hallway of the hotel. He playfully holds up their clasped hands for the CCTV. This time he wants to leave evidence. Jung Woo drives home alone. He thinks back on the conversations he and Jung Sun had about dating, the time five years ago when […]
Temperature of Love ep 15 – 16 recap - Episode 15 Jung Woo wants to comfort Hyun Soo who has just quit as the writer for “Unruly Detectives,” but as he touches her cheek she brushes away his hand. “You’re drawing lines even in this situation,” he says with a tinge of disappointment. All right, he just wants to make sure she won’t regret […]
Temperature of Love ep 13 – 14 recap - Episode 13 It’s hard for Jung Sun to deal with his parents. He always thought his mother was the most beautiful woman in the world. Looking back, he realizes that she always adjusted herself to his dad. His mother craves her son’s attention, but her behavior has turned him off from giving her affection a […]
Temperature of Love ep 11 – 12 recap - Episode 11 December 2012 With Hyun Soo in tears over realizing too late that the person she loves has slipped through her fingers, Jung Woo drives her home. What kind of situation is this? His plan to ask Hyun Soo to date him, no – stay by his side, couldn’t have gone worse. He was […]
Temperature of Love ep 9 – 10 recap - Episode 9 Filling in the story ~ 2012 Hong Ah learns that Hyun Soo has won the writer’s contest. Her jealousy rises to the surface. She calls Won Joon. She wants him to come to Seoul to hang out. He happily agrees. A few seconds late she calls him back and tells him he is […]
Temperature of Love ep 8 recap - 2017 Jung Woo has invested in the drama production industry just like he said. He arrives at the filming site after finding out about the disaster between the director and writer Hyun Soo and tries to smooth over the situation. But the director is unreasonable and shouts “Are you going to take her side?” “You […]
Temperature of Love ep 7 recap - Episode 7 Jung Sun calls Hyun Soo to share the good news about his internship with Alain Passard and wants to meet up. Hyun Soo wants to hide that she’s been crying and tells him not to pester her. But he shows up at her apartment anyway waving cheerfully. When she quotes an old idiom […]
Temperature of Love ep 5 – 6 recap - Episode 5 A look back at the night before reveals Jung Sun and Hyun Soo’s parting moments after spending the day in Beolgyo. Hyun Soo says goodnight and drops her keys as she fumbles to open the gate. She is flustered, not in a bad way, but happy and shy as she goes inside. Jung […]
Temperature of Love ep 3 – 4 recap - Jung Sun runs with Hyun Soo, but she doesn’t want to hold hands. He wonders why when she doesn’t even think of him as a man. He isn’t one to cling to someone who has rejected him he assures her. She tells him she likes that about  him. They are in the center of Yeouido […]