Fresh.

This morning I woke up feeling MUCH better. All that water and extra sleep kicked the sickness right out of my system. I was up and at ’em early this morning, and a crazy thing happened! I started writing! At 7am! Now, I am NOT a morning person, so this freaked me out but I […]

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Sickness.

I got sick. Again. I was sick last month and it was awful and I usually only get sick once a year or so…. so this is very rare for me. Someone suggested it might have been brought on by stress, and I can agree with that. I spent ALL DAY yesterday writing until my […]

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Options.

So tonight I was invited to go to dinner with my friend, and we spent a lot of time eating and shopping and back in my apartment talking and watching kpop videos. It was so nice to have something to do after work, and also not to have to cook for once. Today was FREEZING. […]

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Team.

So what I am supposed to be doing as an ALT is this thing called “Team Teaching” where the teacher and I share responsibilities in the classroom. Not so. At my junior high school, I am usually not even the tape recorder for most of my classes, and most of my suggestions are ignored. On […]

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Niceties.

Keeping it short because I would like to do some things before bed… or I would have liked to… it’s already almost my bedtime and I need to shower and I wanted to watch Walking Dead because I didn’t get to watch the new episode last night.  So today at school wasn’t so bad. There’s […]

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Strangers.

This past weekend I had an amazing time. I studied abroad for a year in Kyoto at Ritsumeikan University from 2011-2012, so I hadn’t been back to Kyoto or my campus in over a year. I was part of a theatre club that was extremely strict. Every day, even on Saturdays and sometimes Sundays, we […]

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Change.

Yesterday was perfect. I have had so many bad days leading up to that one, that I almost couldn’t believe how well the day went. Everything was perfect. I woke up and started off to school, and the postman was waiting outside for me to sign for a concert ticket I had ordered. The ticket […]

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