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Archive for October, 2011

Sure, we english speakers have our own smileys for use on the internet, but Japan is the King (or, Emperor) of text smiley faces. Japan has got the rest of the world beat, hands down! So much so that something like (^-^) is getting to be common in even english text. I’ve looked and looked, […]

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I was looking through this month’s issue of my favorite manga magazine (It’s called Ribon. It’s a monthly publication geared towards young girls. Sort of the girly version of Shonen Jump), and something caught my eye: It says Enjoy it to the utmost, everywhere! Have an awesome Halloween!! in big letters at the top.

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To everybody who is cheering me along in writing these: THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! Your cheering me on is really what is keeping me going. =^-^= To see a list of all of the posts in this series, click here. (*^-^*)

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Beware: Skip to the pictures if you don’t want to hear my kind of depressing mood/thoughts today. I’ve come down with a case of the blues, I think. It happens to everybody, not least to those of us living in a foreign country.

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My life in Tokyo this week, captured in photographs for all the world to see. =^-^= This week was a busy one– but mainly because I cleaned my kitchen, top to bottom! Something was smelling badly and it was making me and my boyfriend sick.. I never did find out what it was, but at […]

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This post is for the ladies (or, adventurous men that love them!) who’ve ever wondered about how the Japanese ladies deal with their “time of the month.” You’ve been warned! ^.~

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Thank you for so many comments! The feedback really encourages me to keep writing! =^-^= To see a list of all of the posts in this series, click here. (*^-^*)

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