Archive for February, 2012

I Found a Sword!

February 29, 2012
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I Found a Sword!

I navigated the currents of the Great Material Continuum this morning and came up with… a sword! This is definitely one of the most random and fortunate things to happen to me in such a small time. I was running to Candlestick Park as I always do midmorning, hoping to build my mileage and...
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Expats: We Always Go Home

February 23, 2012
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Expats: We Always Go Home

Disclaimer: Based on initial impressions, I realized I really should have been much more specific when referring to “expats”. In this scenario, I’m certainly not referring to the zainichi and those with Japanese citizenship, but I’d be lying if I didn’t say I wasn’t considering foreigners with permanent residency. In any case, this is...
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I Do Miss Japan

February 2, 2012
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I Do Miss Japan

Four years ago I was doing pretty much the same thing I am now: staring at my computer screen and contemplating life abroad. The difference is, I was fresh from wrist surgery at Imakiire Hospital in Kagoshima, having shattered my distal radius in December 2007. How could I possibly feel nostalgic for such a...
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