The state of emergency here in Japan has been extended again. This time, to May 31st. It will most likely be extended again but for now, this is the date that we have been given. That being said... things opened up a little...? I know, I'm confused, too. However, after I got off of work… Continue reading extended state of emergency… again
It isn't a secret that the world is in a current state of "absolutely bonkers". A lot of people are walking around with blank looks on their faces, trying to avoid all human contact. Most of them have on masks and try to walk as far away from everyone else that they can. I have… Continue reading happy family
I know I have mentioned this before, but I work at an international school. The staff is a mix of people from all over the world, but it is mostly Japanese staff. They take care of all of the management stuff. "Take care of." We recently had a flood of new teachers come in. I… Continue reading management
Since the beginning of January, my students have been working their little tiny butts off on the music festival. These 4 and 5 year old kids learned an entire play and three songs in English. They also learned how to play Surprise Symphony on multiple instruments.... Yes, they are 4 and 5. And they play… Continue reading school closures
Goodness, gracious. Things have gone absolutely bonkers here in Japan. Keep in mind, I live out in the 'countryside'. I put that in marks because I actually grew up in the American countryside. Small town of what has boomed into now 6,000 ish people. Nearest supermarket a 20 minute drive away going 80 mph down… Continue reading oh, corona
Those five books I ordered not long ago came in! I was tempted to say "finally" but then I realized they were over a week early.... so can I complain? I think not. Not to mention, I am currently reading a different series that I can't bring myself to rip away from. I am almost… Continue reading the books came!
I have officially figured out my dream! I know what I want in life and I am officially working toward it! Now, at the age of 26, I am announcing it here.... Let it be known that I am determined to open up my own Bed and Breakfast! Not that AirB&B stuff. I want to… Continue reading i know my purpose
Back in March, I started working at an international kindergarten as a homeroom teacher. Now, I may work with kids, but I am dead set against having them myself. I don't want them. I never have. My husband and I talked about it and we agreed that we don't want them. Nothing ruffles my feathers,… Continue reading i don’t want kids….
Every morning, I have to take the train for a short while to go to my workplace. Door to door it's about an hour, but the train ride is a short ten minutes or so. Luckily, I'm currently on a break from work, but on the last day before the break started, I had an… Continue reading on the train