My name has never seemed very popular in the States. I’ve met very few other Heidis. It’s not a particularly unusual name, people aren’t confused when they hear it, it’s […]
Pictures from my delightful foray into a very traditional part of Tokyo.
Every day in the Japanese school I work at appears to be opposite day. If you went to school in the states, you might find these differences in Japanese schools […]
Not only is my apartment in Japan bigger than my apartment in Portland, it’s cheaper as well. So HA to all you suckers who told me I’d be living in […]
Guide books give you the big picture. They rarely focus on the tiny details that make a city or country what it really is. Here is a list of the […]
(window view of Japan) August 5th, 2012 My first views of Japan came from the window of the airplane. I couldn’t see much–small archipelagos with smatterings here and there of […]