How do you even process your preparations to leave forever a place you love? Every day I sort out the … Continue reading #96 Iojima and Island Lumina
The countdown has begun! My plane ticket back to Virginia has been sorted and I now have officially less than … Continue reading #95 Giant Parfait at Olympic Cafe
When most people think of going out for Japanese food, I imagine their minds run to sushi or ramen. The … Continue reading #94 Yakitori: Japanese Stuff on Sticks
Happy Independence Day! I know it’s a bit early but I’m in the spirit because I got to attend a … Continue reading #93 Independence Day Celebration with the Fukuoka Consulate
Over the last few years, I began to believe that I enjoy being in front of audiences. My time as … Continue reading #92 I Won A Japanese Speech Contest!
I remember when my grandma used to take me to the little library in Scottsville when I was a kid, … Continue reading #91 Nagasaki City Library
I drop my bag in my chair at 8:47 and I’m surprised everyone else from the desk island is already … Continue reading Yearly Health Check and Grinding on Some Challenging Translations