Our Proposal Story!

I’m so excited to be able to share an exciting update with all of you! Junkyu and I got engaged recently when I visited him in Korea. I’ll first share how it happened and show you lots of pictures, then I will post about my entire trip to Korea (I was there for 9 days) […]

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Japan vs. Korea – Language

I am starting a series called Japan vs. Korea. I have lived in Japan multiple times in different cities for a total of over 3 years. I started learning Japanese when I was 16, lived with a host family, went to a Japanese university for a year, and now I teach English as a JET. […]

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Japan vs. Korea – Language

I am starting a series called Japan vs. Korea. I have lived in Japan multiple times in different cities for a total of over 3 years. I started learning Japanese when I was 16, lived with a host family, went to a Japanese university for a year, and now I teach English as a JET. […]

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A Trip to the Owl Cafe!

I am so lucky because Junkyu was able to come visit me this past weekend. He had a free pass for 6 months to use the Fukuoka/Busan International Ferry and it was a great deal so he made the most of it. It expires soon, so this was his last trip to Japan for a […]

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Book Haul!

I am in the throes of packing up all the things I don’t need right now or won’t need in the coming three and a half months before I visit America and move to Korea. Junkyu already took some of my books and clothes and video games with him to Korea last time he came, […]

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Birthday Weekend with Dolphins!

My birthday was last Sunday, so my friend came to visit for the weekend. It was nice getting to go out and do things with my friends, since last week was a whole week of sitting at middle school doing nothing. I wasn’t even told that we weren’t having class or that we had entrance […]

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Gone with the Cherry Blossoms

It’s my last day of Spring Break and I’m sad to see it go. I got a lot done and I’m excited for the new school year to start because I know some of my teachers will have moved around and I will have new students at elementary school and my elementary school students will […]

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Study As She Goes

I have these weird spurts where my energy will be pulling me in certain directions. For example, sometimes I will be in the mood to do my graduate school work, and other times I will want to watch a Korean drama and tell myself I’m doing listening practice when I really just want to know […]

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