☆ To see all of the parts in this series, click here ☆ So far, in my three months in Japan, I’d encountered an old man waggling his naked penis at me on the street, karaoked next to a room full of naked college boys, filled a saucer full of soy sauce with powdered green
☆ To see all of the parts in this series, click here ☆ December 13th was delightedly free of cultural faux pas, and I had a very enjoy time (as Erin put it) with my two BFFs Eda and Erin. This time was special, though, as the two of them decided that it was about
☆ To see all of the parts in this series, click here ☆ The never-ending faux-pas and encounters with new and unexplainable things continued as I approached three months living in Japan. One day, a student of mine, an older woman named Mitsuko, asked if I’d be interested in doing a language exchange. What’s a
☆ To see all of the parts in this series, click here ☆ A room full of naked me doing karaoke was the biggest shock that I’ve had in my nine years in Japan, but it wasn’t the only one. There are a few coming soon, including the mythical used-panty vending machine, and a bloody
☆ To see all of the parts in this series, click here ☆ Yesterday, I talked about my first experience buying tickets in a loppi machine, and while I made a mistake, I didn’t feel like I had any difficulty at all. Maybe, though, that’s because my memories are tainted by what happened that evening!
☆ To see all of the parts in this series, click here ☆ Sansa is enjoying her birthday so far. She’s been extra-cuddly today, and maybe it’s because she knows. So, where were we? Oh, yes! I’d been through a lot in my first two months in Japan. Feeling lost, being late, learning a strange
I realize that today is April Fool’s day, but this is no joke! It’s beautiful, darling, sweet, sweet, adorable little Sansa’s 2nd birthday!!!! I can’t believe that we’ve been together almost 2 years.. When Sansa came into my life, in August 2012, she was a few months old, and I was living alone in the