The other day, I remembered something that happened to me a couple years back when I used to teach in 溜池山王. Continue reading
Last Tuesday, just as I was recovering from the lingering symptoms of a head cold, I found myself coughing hoarsely from the chest and feeling pretty unpleasant. Afraid the cold had become another sinus infection, I headed out to the hospital on Wednesday morning. Continue reading
- This winter has been the coldest I’ve experienced in Japan. Not that I’ve been here long, but even Japanese people I’ve spoken to say it’s been unusually cold.
December 30th was the day my mom and I could return to Tokyo — but not before a breakfast of my favorite onigiri. Continue reading
My mother finally decided to come and visit me after I’d been here more than three years. I was excited to see her and show her around, and she was excited to travel to Asia for the first time. Continue reading