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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Attending a Japanese Wedding

So when I first came to Japan, I was a high school student and I found a summer language program with AFS Intercultural Programs that allowed me to stay with a host family. I was placed in a city in Fukuoka Prefecture called Kurume and loved every minute of it. As an only child, it […]

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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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Exams and British Dramas

Perhaps you’ve noticed all the book reviews I’ve been posting. I am proud to say that I’ve kept up with my reading goals for this year. I did hit a snag this week, though. I started reading Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas and BLECH that book is terrible. I read so many good […]

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