Books.

This is my first, but definitely won’t be my last post about books. I have a disease. I cannot walk into a bookstore without buying something. Or at the very least, without taking note of something to get next time. This used to be easy for me when I lived in Kyoto. I had a […]

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Lunchtime.

I am going to let you all in on a little secret. I have a problem with food. No, not that kind of problem. I am nowhere near obese and probably never will be. I love to eat, but I can’t eat crazy amounts. See, I am really self-conscious when I eat around people. I’m not […]

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Breaking away.

So this week has been クレイジー as we say in Japanese. Let me start with this weekend. Friday night I got to watch a three hour special of Music Station, a show where they host artists who just put out music recently, and have them perform. They also do events, and last Friday’s was a flashback, […]

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Recharge.

It’s amazing what one class can do. My last class was really good. Cute, energetic, ready to talk with me, fast at their own introductions, and the JTE and I have built up a better rapport as this was our 4th lesson together. Lunchtime. Oh baby. 00

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Blue sky blues.

Today, I started doing introduction lessons again. I really want to be done with these. The students are either hyperactive and ask personal questions I don’t feel like answering… or they are like today: as we say in Japanese – しーーーーーーん。 (silent) So my JTE today is really nice and well meaning but he usually assumes […]

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Why

So, why do I need a blog? Why do I want one? I’m a writer and I have been a lazy one lately. No more college classes means no more writing papers. Which is a good thing, I suppose. But I LOVE writing papers. I love writing everything. Mostly because writing something down helps me […]

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Why

So, why do I need a blog? Why do I want one? I’m a writer and I have been a lazy one lately. No more college classes means no more writing papers. Which is a good thing, I suppose. But I LOVE writing papers. I love writing everything. Mostly because writing something down helps me […]

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