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5 Things I Love in Japan

The workload is slowing down and I have much more free time to do as I please.  As long as I get my work done well and in a timely fashion, my co-workers do not care so much about what I or anyone else does in their free time.  Some teachers nap at their desks, and some even do online...
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Adoption Update 1

As promised, here comes my monthly update regarding the adoption process for us.    After our trip from Tokyo, I still had about another week until school resumed so I took advantage of the much-needed time off to relax and do absolutely nothing for those 5 days.  I just sat under...
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We Have Some BIG News

Yeah, yeah, I know that it has been a while since I last wrote a post, but there is actually a good reason for that.  I plan on explaining in more detail in this post that usual.   A short disclaimer, due to contractual reasons, I am unable to disclose details.  Unfortunately, I am...
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Why Do People Leave Japan?

Why do people leave Japan?  Why do those who are often obsessed with anything Japanese end up leaving their dream job and dream home?  These people spend their lives working towards the goal of living and working forever in Japan, only to give up that dream after having lived in Japan for...
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2 Year Japaniversary

My oh my oh my.  It has been 2 years since my journey to Japan on the JET Program.  My Japaniversary isJuly 26th.  I went through my first blog posts from when I got to Japan and also I went through my first Japaniversary post, and decided to talk about what has changed and what has...
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Travel Advice for Japan Part 3 of 3

Sorry this post took so long.  I was wanting to take a few days to let the ideas come to me then write them down as I thought of them.  Because I did that, however, I forgot that I was wanting to write a post about this topic and found myself writing things down without any reason...
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Travel Advice for Japan Part 2 of 3

In this post, I am going to focus on what to consider packing for you trip to Japan.  I am not going to talk aboutobvious things, such as clothing or sunscreen, because that should be obvious to anyone with common sense.  Just make sure you research the climate/weather of the area you...
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Travel Advice for Japan Part 1 of 3

I was going to talk about this topic at some point anyway but since my mother has recently purchased tickets to come and visit me I figured now was a more than appropriate time to post this.  This post is talking about preparing for your trip to Japan and some things to keep in mind while...
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Korea Trip Daya 4 & 5

Here is day 4 and 5 of our trip to Korea.  Day 5 was just our return journey so nothing special really happened except for one funny story.           We woke up to the sound of catholic music and "Glory Glory, Hallelujah."  On...
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Korea Trip Day 3

           This is day 3 of our trip to Korea.  Enjoy! This day started off with me not feeling very well so I didn't really want to do anything.  I took some medicine and Josh went out to get some coffee while I waited to feel...
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