Monthly Archives: February 2010

First Contact

I’ve just arrived home from my first full week of observation at my new school.  I work Tuesday through Friday at a little school near Hitotsubashigakuen station in Kodaira.  This area is west of the metro Tokyo area, where I … Continue reading

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I am trained.

Today (Friday) concluded my training for my new teaching job.  The last week has been a barrage of paperwork, lectures, and practice with some games, ramen, and sleep thrown in.  I can honestly say I think I’ve eaten four bowls … Continue reading

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Real update from the new (temporary) homefront

Hey everyone, sorry for the less-than-exciting posts I wrote while I was traveling.  It made it easier to let all family/friends know I was in transit/had arrived. Right now I’m in Chiba prefecture, which is east of Tokyo.  I’m in … Continue reading

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Returned to Oz

Hey, hi, what’s up. I made it! My bag did not.  I must wait another day for it.  Le sigh. So yeah, Japan. WEE!

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Packing up…again.

Okay, so I’m not really packing up as I write this – I’m sitting in the Portland airport waiting to catch my next flight. I read the post I wrote when I was heading to Japan for the first time … Continue reading

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Temporary relocation

Hey, hi, just wanted to write a quick “what’s up” to my readers.  I’m in Southern California frolicking in the sun and getting in some family time before I peace out to the other side of the Pacific. I’ll be … Continue reading

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