Monthly Archives: December 2009

Limbo

I’m stuck.  Stagnant, stymied, caught, going nowhere, and doing nothing.  The first couple weeks I was home there was a flurry of activity; I was applying like crazy to anywhere and everywhere I was qualified to work  in Tokyo.  There … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

As time has passed, our family’s holiday celebrations have become progressively less present-centric and more breakfast+talk centric.  A couple years ago we started a new tradition of writing family-related stories that we’d share with each other on Christmas morning as … Continue reading

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Recap: Japan Tourist Adventure Part Two: Attack of the Parents (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1: These posts are pretty image-heavy, so in the interests of saving your computer a little bit, please click the “Read More” link. (Kyoto) Here we did mostly the same things I did with Gram back in … Continue reading

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Recap: Japan Tourist Adventure Part Two: Attack of the Parents (Part 1)

Since this (and the following) post are very image-heavy, and I don’t want to crash anyone’s computer, please click the “Read More” link below. After the conclusion of my internship, I had one day to recover from the madness before … Continue reading

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“They don’t have that here”

When I moved to Japan, one of my concerns was being “cut off” from some of the things most familiar to me; familiar foods, familiar places, even familiar people. I was worried I’d be unable to find something I really … Continue reading

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Nine below

Transplanting myself a couple of times over the last several months has forced me to re-adjust in a number of ways; I’ve adjusted housing situations, transportation options, and even what foods I eat. I gained a new perspective on the … Continue reading

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Recap: Pink Ball 2009

I’ve been lazy about finishing the video from Pink Ball, but there’s really no excuse not to put up some stills from the video and explain. Pink Ball is a big fundraiser gala; different from the run in that it’s … Continue reading

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