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Korean trip updates!

01/11/2017 12:59
My husband and I recently returned from a trip to South Korea.  We were there for 5 days and I will be posting everyday (save for Thursday JST) about our trip.  So please check back often!

American Travel!

08/02/2016 14:58
I am headed to America 8/12-8/27.  It will be nice to see my family and friends.  It has been over a year since I last saw them.  Thankfully not since I last spoke to them.

New YouTube Channel!

05/20/2016 15:58
We have a new YouTube channel called JandJinJapan.  We will be posting weekly videos on the channel.  The goal is my Friday (US time) every week.  Our channel has traveling, taste testing, and Japanese practice.  Plus, anything else interesting we can think of to show...

The 32nd Annual Speech Contest

01/05/2016 13:37
The 32nd annual speech contest is taking place on Sunday, January 10th.  It is the national competition so the top contestants from all 47 prefectures will be there.  My student is giving her speech then.  She will be the 39th student to go.  There are two sections....

The Third Semester Begines

01/05/2016 13:36
The 3rd and final semester of the school year begins this week on January 7th.  I am sure the students are so excited to get back to learning English in my classes.

Joshy Comes to Japan!

09/05/2015 14:40
My husband and I will finally be reunited on Saturday!  I am really looking forward to it.  It will be 6 weeks since I have seen him.  I am very happy to finally be back with him and he with me.  I plan to show him around and take him everywhere almost instantly.  I hope he...

First Lesson in Japan

09/02/2015 09:29
Wednesday, September 2nd, marks my first ever English lesson in Japan.  I will be teaching at a different high school than my base school.  I only go to this visit school on Wednesdays.  I hope it goes well!

School Begins

08/31/2015 08:34
The summer break ends and the school year begins for so many Japanese students.  This is not the beginning of a new year but rather just the end of a break.  They had a very nice long break for the summer, now it is time for them to return and prepare for midterms.  This also means...

Departing for JET

07/25/2015 00:00
I officially leave for JET on July 25th, at 11:20 or so AM.  I will be departing from LA to Narita.  I should arrive in Narita about 3:20pm on the 26th (Japan time).  After I arrive, there will be much to do in preparation for my new life.

Departing from Arizona

07/24/2015 00:00
I leave Arizona for JET on Friday, July 24, at 9:05am.  At first they wanted me to wait 4 hours until I could do anything at the hotel once I arrived in LA, but they think I might be able to check in early at the hotel.  I doubt that I can, but at least I will be able to go somewhere and...
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