Candy Stripes

These flowers have been popping up all over the place recently. I’m not entirely sure what sort it is (maybe a carnation or some sort?), but they’re pretty. I could use some pretty right now. This week has been a bit difficult. I’m in the middle of a rather tiring assignment, where I am splitting […]

Brightly Cutting through the Dreary Days

February has always been one of my least favorite months. Being in Japan has done little to change that. However, the weather hasn’t been too bad, so I have been able to combat the winter blues by going out of my apartment. Work has been good and I’ve been throwing myself into my lessons. I’ve […]

All Things End

Today was the last (half) day of classes for my little half-lings. Brother and I went out for a little bit to celebrate. He treated me to some sushi, which I enjoyed very much. Then we had a look around the Westchester Mall (White Plains) and the City Center. I just got home a little while […]


This week is shaping up to be a busy one. I got an email from my boss saying that we are to do a lot of activities with the halflings this week. Since it’s the end of the year, everyone’s going stir-crazy, so these activities should help to focus all the energy towards something useful. […]

Like Music

It’s been a very long time since I played the piano. I have a keyboard at home, but I rarely every use the thing and I certainly never practice anymore. When I was younger, my mother taught me the keys and encouraged me to play around with the instrument. She grew up with a lot […]