Undoukai

So, at work today, the music teacher was in.  She speaks some English, and brought up the upcoming music festival.  She asked me if I played anything.  I told her that I played violin, but haven’t played since college started.  She told everyone else in the office, all of whom got SUPER excited, and they…

Life on the Edge

No, really, I live quite on the edge of the island; right next to the coast.  Here’s some pictures taken a short ways from my house: And here’s some other pictures: Creepy dolls seated here and there in the building by the port: And let’s not forget the bugs: “Aburazemi” cicada: Giant cicada hitting my…

It’s a Bug’s Life Out There

Alright, guys.  Here’s the deal.  I actually moved to Japan about a month ago.  Hitherto, I have not posted due to a painful lack of internet connection.  And you have no idea the level of satisfaction I glean from using these odd English words after a month of speaking the simplest English possible….Anyway, I’m here…