Product placement #13–mini treats

These little mini-treats, known as ブルボン プチ, or Bourbon Petite, can be found at most stores in Japan. There are tons of flavors, but usually are some kind of little cookie. Here’s their website to learn more about these delightful little guys: Bourbon Petite Their mascot is this little bear guy: Each little treat is pretty…

Greatest Hits 2/12-2/18

1. The really sweet Valentines I received from some students. 2. The personalized prizes I gave out to the winners of January’s newsletter quiz. 3. Valentine’s Day dessert! I went out to dinner with a group of friends for V Day. 4. One of my favorite assignments I graded this week. They needed to write…

Greatest Hits 2/4-2/11

I decided I will start posting a weekly collage of pictures. It will usually focus on pictures that wouldn’t need their own specific post, so it will just be a quick way to share interesting pictures from the week. I’m also going to try to work on taking at least one interesting/unique picture a day….

It’s nice…and annoying.

*Standard disclaimer* My translation of Japanese is based on my expert knowledge of Japanese which is comprised of -26 hours of studying. Yes, I believe I am so bad at Japanese that I am now counting backwards. Also, Japan is amazing. We just all have things that annoy us, no matter how much we like…