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Hot Springs and Black Eggs

Originally published on 27 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my summer living and working abroad in Japan! On my next day in Tokyo, I got up and got to walk the dog with Mr. Fujita. That was fun. And when we got back, I got to have… Continue reading Hot Springs and Black Eggs

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Third Year Death Ceremony

Originally published on 23 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my summer abroad living and working in Japan! Time for the much-anticipated Third Year Death Ceremony! Mrs. Koda’s mother came to ride to the ceremony with us. She’s cute and looks just like Mrs. Koda. We got in… Continue reading Third Year Death Ceremony

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Going Away Party

Originally published on 23 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my summer living and working abroad teaching English in Japan! Wow, there’s so much to say about the past 2 days! At work yesterday (after having a week to cool off from the incident with Yuri, it wasn’t… Continue reading Going Away Party

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Shingu Shrine

Originally published on 21 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my first summer abroad while living and working in Japan! Well hello! I hope everyone’s had a good week. Let me know what you’re up to! Yesterday I went to the Shingu Shrine at the recommendation of the… Continue reading Shingu Shrine

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Yukata and Hanebi

Originally published on 16 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my first ever trip abroad, living and working in Japan! It’s been a good day! Yesterday’s festival and fireworks were fun to watch. It was my little 4th of July on the 15th of July! I talked to Mom… Continue reading Yukata and Hanebi

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One More Glitch

Originally published on 15 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” about my summer living and working abroad in Japan! Well hello. I hope everyone’s weekend is off to a great start! Just thought I’d update you a little. Work went well enough this past week, up until Friday, my… Continue reading One More Glitch

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Mikimoto Pearl Island

Originally published on 10 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my first summer abroad in Japan. Boy, do I have things to tell y’all! Yesterday was as close to ideal as I can think of. We started off going to the Mikimoto Pearl Island, continued on to a health… Continue reading Mikimoto Pearl Island

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Teacher Training

Originally published on 7 July 2006. This post os part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my summer working abroad in Japan! Kon-nichiwa! School has gone better the past couple of days. We had our second teacher training on Wednesday. I was sort of dreading it because I had to give a demonstration of part… Continue reading Teacher Training

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Working Girl in Ise City

Originally published on 5 July 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my first ever trip abroad to teach English in Japan! Hello! I hope everyone’s had a wonderful 4th of July. I celebrated here in Japan by wearing my Braves t-shirt and some star socks my family sent to… Continue reading Working Girl in Ise City

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Adventures in Nara!

Originally published on 30 June 2006. This post is part of a series of “e-mails to home” from my first ever trip abroad working in Japan! Well Hello! I hope everyone’s having a good week and you’re looking forward to the weekend! I went to Nara yesterday. It was a beautiful day, and the town was absolutely gorgeous!… Continue reading Adventures in Nara!