My Immortal

Dear Mom, How have you been? Do you still smile and laugh as hearty as you used to? I hope you three ladies have been keeping out of trouble. I can just see it, Great Grandma sassing Grandpa because he didn’t quite do what he was supposed to. But that is alright because he is … More My Immortal

All was Golden

Golden Week in Japan is always a special time of year. People often travel to visit with family and friends or to simply go on a trip. The week is special because there are a number of holidays that fall into place one right after another. April 29th Showa day (昭和の日, Shōwa no Hi?), May … More All was Golden

One Sunny Saturday

As cliché as it may sound, I am always learning new things. Over the weekend I went to watch my main school’s boy’s and girl’s soft tennis team tournament. No, that is not a typo, there is a sport in Japan called soft tennis. Now I do not know the rules for regular tennis, so … More One Sunny Saturday