10 Year Anniversary

In the evening of April 29th 2011, I uploaded my first post on this blog. Never had I imagined that I could be continuing to do so many years later. Nor did I ever imagine that I would meet so many wonderful people or receive such kind support. Thank you all for these past 10 […]

April Changes

So, April is finally here. With it comes an array of changes. One of which relates to my job. I’ve been reassigned to Gifu prefecture after 6 long months of working in Toyohashi City. No more 2+ hours of commuting! Hopefully that means that I’ll have more time and energy to put towards my hobbies […]

A year in Review

2017 is almost over. So what happened this year? What did I do with it? worked and traveled a lot  made some friends  said goodbye to a few friends got my own apartment took a Japanese test did important life stuff in a foreign language gained, lost, then regained weight accepted myself a bit more and […]

Nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award

Yesterday, while eating a lunch of convenience store yakitori and rice balls, I received a surprising notification on my phone. I had been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award thanks to Michael over at JapanTrekker, a photography blog that I have been watching for a while now. A lot of his recent posts have been […]

Apologies for the Absence

Long time no see, huh? I’m sorry for the lack of updates for the past 2 weeks. I’ve been settling into my new apartments, which until now, did not have internet. I tried to log on and post via my phone, but it’s been slow going. So, now that internet has been restored to me, […]

A Fun Weekend

Friday afternoon, I got out of work a little bit early, and went for a hike with my Auntie. She picked me up from work and drove us to a farm on the outskirts of Sleepy Hallow. We walked for about 2 hours (until well after the sun went down) before heading home for the […]

A Short Break

Due to some events out of my control, I will be taking a short break from updating this blog. Don’t worry, I’m not abandoning it, but I simply have too much on my plate at the current moment. Thanks for your understanding.