I Got it Bad…

Today I am sitting at my desk trying to look busy like any typical Wednesday. But there is the added issue of my toes and fingers being cold while my brain is warm with thoughts of holiday goodies. Living overseas away from friends and family can often take its toll during the holiday season. For … More I Got it Bad…

Beating the Cold

The last post I was a little whinny I will admit. I talked about being cold and how un-worth it it seems to be when there is not a single snowflake around. Well, how about I let you in on how the people of Japan normally turn up the heat! There are quite a few … More Beating the Cold

Now and Then

A group of young adults shuffled heavy feet as they herded together down a cramped, blissfully humid, bright white hallway working their way into the waiting area of their arrival gate. Given no reprieve, the group was then polity instructed to move on, like a pack of lost wide eyed cattle. English was no longer … More Now and Then

Rainy Season my Ass

It rained a little this morning, just enough to ensure that the ground became damp and the colors enriched with the fresh layer of moisture. That still doesn’t mean it isn’t summer. Teachers have been adamant that the rainy season isn’t over. But they just are lying to themselves. They claim that this silly little … More Rainy Season my Ass