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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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“Gaijin” is complete! (Or at least the Japanese version)

Turned this sucker in to movie club. Next up is polishing it up and sticking English subs on in stead of Japanese.  

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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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If You Meet and Eat an Octopus

This weekend my friend Beth and I struck out for a day trip to Osaka Aquarium, because time is growing shorter and shorter and why be productive when you can go look at pretty fish. After a forty minute train … Continue reading

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All Aboard the Struggle Basu

It’s not all mochi ice cream and ninja buffets here. Ok maybe it is. This past week, however, has served to provide many “I just want to lay in bed and not think about it” moments. You know the kind. … Continue reading

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Looks like I made it.

I don’t think I’ve ever ridden a bike so hard in my life. Pedaling like a maniac through the winding snug back streets that eventually lead to campus. I don’t remember much about this particular ride except for the sting … Continue reading

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