Yesterday I went to a dinner party that was put together by one of the wonderful older ladies that I have been able to meet while living in Yanai. I call her Akita-san, she owns the company that I rent my apartment through. I have been able to meet many new people and do many … More They do exist!
Today I was handed a new challenge. The blissful task of teaching my team teaching class with out the team. I arrived at school like I do everyday, early, when I ran into the schools vice principal. He bang asking me if I got a message from my supervisor Sumitomo Sensei. I said no I … More Today’s Surprise!
Yesterday was a day full of happiness and smiles. Like I had said in a past post friends from the states would be visiting me in Yanai, my current city in which I live. Though the day was cold and busy they put up with me. I am normally a rather good hostess, but yesterday… … More When the Sako’s came to town.
Sitting on the train headed to a day of shopping and shenanigans in Hiroshima with a fellow ALT I find myself fashion searching. I guess you could say it’s similar to checking people out. I mean as I sit here darting my eyes back and forth to see how people are dressed, their figure type, … More I have loved and I have hated.
My calendar always seems to fill up faster than I expect it to. I often think I am going to do the normal mundane thing of waking up, getting ready for work, going to work, then finishing work, eating something and going to bed. Most days it comes and goes just like that, but there … More When in doubt pinkies out.
These days it has gotten colder in my neck of the woods. It had been on the warmer end up until just a few days ago. Today it is even snowing. Yes, it has gotten cold enough to snow. It is just a dusting of snow, but it’s still snow! It is no longer in … More A little dusting and they lose their shit.
Why are guys so confusing? I have been able to help other people out with advice on guys and relationships over the years. I am rather good at it, but when it comes to guys and dealing with myself I`m at a total loss. I always have the notion that I am always the friend, … More Totally normal.
Meeting up with old friends has been on my bucket list since I knew I was going to teach in Japan. I have always wanted to see the places that my friends are from. I have done a rather good job meeting up with a few of my friends so far. I am always excited … More When I opened my eyes it was already over.
When I think about 2015 many things come to mind. Like the start of the year when I moved back to my Dad`s house. I had still waiting to hear anything back about my application to JET that I applied for in the fall of 2014. I had a part-time job making sandwiches at Subway … More 2015 Review
Picture from my last day in Okinawa. We are at a shrine to celebrate the coming new year. We picked from the luck lottery and prayed. I was also gifted with some good luck charms as well. Starting from the right is Makoto, his dad, me, and his mom. Makoto’s family took good care of me … More Memory from Okinawa.