Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Flu and Fall Colors (A Somewhat Melodramatic Post)

So, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that Japan is actively trying to kill me. This might seem like a bit of an overreaction; however, after spending the past six days  (including Thanksgiving!) mainly confined to my bed and unable … Continue reading

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Nagoya Castle

This blog post is more than a little belated, but hopefully you guys will abide by the idea that it’s “better late than never.” Since moving to Nagoya, I’ve now been to Nagoya Castle twice: once with my friend Shion who … Continue reading

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JUSEC Monthly Report #2

Just in case anyone is interested, here’s my second monthly Fulbright report. Again, much of this is sure to be a repeat of information I’ve already posted on this blog, but some of it might be new too. JUSEC Monthly … Continue reading

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Mt. Fuji and Shizuoka

Last weekend (November 9 and 10), I made a trip with my American friends, Michelle, Darrin, and Teresa, and six other foreign people living in Japan (two from China and four from Taiwan) to Shizuoka Prefecture to visit Mt. Fuji … Continue reading

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I’m alive! Well, sort of.

It’s been quite a while since I posted an update, so I just wanted to assure everyone that I’m alive (although not quite well) in Nagoya. Last week, a couple of my classmates in Japanese class were ill with cold-like … Continue reading

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