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Lights, gods, and Gion Matsuri.

This past week in Japan life has been a whirlwind of going and seeing and doing and it’s not likely to stop. Since yesterday my schooling is basically over and fun and traveling awaits. It started off with my friend … Continue reading

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The power of sweet stuff.

This weekend with the help of movie club and all my pals I was able to whip out my documentary and turn in a shiny Japanese version for movie club on Monday. Although the English version wont take me long, … Continue reading

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Always a work in progress

It’s another rainy Wednesday and the past week has been a long stretching funnel of busy. I’ve been editing like a mad woman, sifting through 131 lines to translate into Japanese, and wrestling with the usual onslaught of quizzes, tests, … Continue reading

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But I want to have an adventure, mommy!

I won’t lie to you my friends. I have been one stressed out gal of late. Though the deadline for my documentary has been extended, I have had very little time to do my usual gallivanting. Upon learning of the … Continue reading

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Camera Totin’ Gaijin

I’ll be honest, this past week has seen me running all over the place with a camera and a tripod, and I guess that counts for an adventure. Not only am I heading up my own documentary project, I’m helping … Continue reading

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Flip that Culture

Japan’s culture is incredibly broad and flexible, especially when you let your Japanese friends lead the way. I did just that this past weekend, and boy do I have stories to tell. The adventure started with a trip to Kawaramachi … Continue reading

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Myranda Looks at Shiny Buildings

I started off this past week with an afternoon visit to the famed Kinkakuji (金閣寺), that golden temple reflecting into a pond that you’ve seen in any google image search for “Japan.” Well here it is. The reason I don’t … Continue reading

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