Summer is hot as hell in Japan. The humidity alone is enough to make the thinnest person lose their weight in sweat. Work is boring as all get out but there are a few glimmers of hope mixed into all the sweating and desk sitting; summer English Camps. There are two camps that I have … More ALT Life – English Camp
I have flown on a plane and ridden many a train, but I am back in Yanai after a week and a half long stay in Tokyo. I miss my man so much already. Friday the 4th was our first Kencho meeting of the year. Yes, as an ALT you start your year at the … More “Oh babe, I hate to go”
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
I was determined to make the day count. I had woken up with the rising sun ready to take on the day. Though I honestly I had to get up to make sure my silly boy was awake and getting ready for work. I too wanted to stay cuddled up in my warm snuggly bed, … More Deterred Determination
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
For the last three or four years I have been running to help me slim down and lose weight. It has been hit or miss, but never in these past years have I ever said that I LOVE to run. Running has always been a challenge for me and still is to this day. But … More F@#$K This, I’m Fabulous!
There it was, huge, black and dirty. And it was more than ready to scurry it’s way down my throat through my open mouth.
Nothing special to report. I am alive, awake, and bored out of my mind.
I started a Jazzercise class, damn am I tired.
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