Monthly Archives: September 2013

Something that actually resembles an update

I guess I’ll try to keep it brief since I already blogged today, but I wanted to talk more about Japan itself a little bit which I feel I’ve been neglecting lately in favor of more personal issues. First of … Continue reading

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fake.

Dear classmates, If you’re complaining about the slow pace teaching of course material that you already covered back home, why didn’t you just prove your vast, expansive knowledge on the placement exams. I’m sorry, but I studied Genki I in … Continue reading

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One month in, three to go

It’s day 32, and I left the States on August 22. Today was September 22. I can’t believe how much has happened in the past month and how quickly it all came and went. The past week was an interesting … Continue reading

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Didn’t anyone ever tell you it’s okay to shine?

It’s day 26 in Japan. Almost a month. That’s crazy. I had a really nice 3 day weekend. My culture class on Friday afternoons is going to be a really fun time. There are great people in it, though it’s … Continue reading

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Gender Orientation and Possibly Unrelated Things

This post was inspired by a brief exchange of words on the way home from Tatula tonight with my NKK friends. Really, it’s just a thing that’s a complex subject for me personally, and because it’s such a confusing thing … Continue reading

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I really let myself down today. (Day 21)

This isn’t my usual summary blog. I’ve been reflecting on a lot of my decisions in this past year and I have a lot of uncertainty as to how many of them were “correct.” I know how subjective that sounds, … Continue reading

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Japan Days 8-18: Enter Nagoya

Shit, where do I start. I wanted to make this a weekly or bi-weekly sort of thing but the newness of everything involved in starting school in Nagoya has thrown me off. There’s just so much excitement that I can’t … Continue reading

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