The Great Escape

Hey guys, it’s been…awhile. I’ve been alive and well and doing things, I just haven’t been posting about them.  I’ll try to be better from now on, but it it likely that I will be quite as atrocious about updating as I have been up until now.  At any rate, you’re probably getting more than…

What’s in a Wallet?

…a wallet by any other name would be as empty. That’s right, guys!  I went on a shopping spree today!  It’s not really as crazy as it sounds, though.  I had an ALT conference to be at for the past couple of days on the mainland.  Given the timing of it all, I figured I’d…

All or Nothing

Wow!  I don’t post for almost a month, and now I’m giving you guys TWO posts in TWO days! Aren’t I great?  Aren’t you lucky? Anyway, here’s what happened today: I woke up this morning and knew instantly that it was the coldest thing I could remember experiencing in my life.  In shorts and a…

Over the HIlls and Far Away

…except really not so far away, since I live on a fairly small island.  And even the other islands aren’t exactly at a strenuous distance.  Last weekend, my kind neighbor took me out to see the sights with a couple of visiting college students.  I had already been to the mountain, but hadn’t been to…

The Magic Noodle

This last week was probably the busiest week I can remember having in my life.  I mean, I did an undergraduate thesis and all in college, and that was stressful enough, but this?  This was on an entirely different level.  Last Monday, I stayed an hour after work making preparations for classes the next day. …

Ikimashou! (Let’s go!)

Wow, it’s been awhile since my last post.  Sorry about that.  Well, a lot has been happening, which is simultaneously why I haven’t posted until now and why I now have a lot to tell you (and I mean A LOT). I’ll start with how things went today; today was wonderful.  Today was the undoukai…