Winter Blues… Already??

Well, winter sure came fast. Japan pretty much skipped fall this year. The leaves hadn’t even really gotten a chance to change, and it’s already too cold to leave my house without a coat. Last year around this time, my friend and I were starting to feel the winter blues, so we started preparing for […]

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A (Sickly) Sweet Weekend

My boyfriend Junkyu came to visit this weekend! We had a long weekend in Japan, so even though he arrived on Saturday afternoon, we had three days to spend together before he had to go back to Korea. He got sick the week before he came, and I (half-jokingly) told him that he better not […]

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On Courage: Being a Gryffindor

Being an expat is exhausting sometimes, and although we expats have moved across the world to live our dreams, we aren’t immune to fear. I’ve been learning lately that it’s okay to be afraid of things, even though I want to present the best me. Recently my boyfriend and I started watching the Harry Potter […]

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