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Yosenkai Performance

Today is the yosenkai performance.  This basically means that there is a party being held for the graduating class at my high school in Japan.  The students and even the teachers participate in doing a variety show.  It is very entertaining.  Today I will be singing...
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New Fundraiser!

We are doing a puzzle piece fundraiser.  What is a puzzle piece fundraiser you ask?  Well, it is a type of sponsorship.  We will be selling pieces of our puzzle for $20 a piece.  You can purchase 1 piece, 2 pieces, or 10 pieces!  It really is up to you.     If you...
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We are Expecting!

We are adopting a child from Japan.  This is a very exciting endevour.  We hope that you will be a part of it.  Please see more detailed information in the recent blog post. (12/20/17) Or click here
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Korean trip updates!

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!
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American Travel!

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.
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New YouTube Channel!

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...
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The 32nd Annual Speech Contest

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....
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The Third Semester Begines

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.
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Joshy Comes to Japan!

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...
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First Lesson in Japan

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!
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