Just like that, the cherry blossoms are already dissappearing across the country. How bittersweet! Each sakura season I’m reminded a little more about Japanese philosophy. I’m glad we were able to enjoy happy moments among them albeit in such a short time. Although, one thing I’ll always be able to cherish about
The cherry blossoms are beginning to bloom! Just yesterday I saw a tinge of color from afar, and as of this morning the branches were already aloft with fluffy pink clouds! The bike ride to work has become even more pleasant than usual as the nearby river is now entirely lined with
Yesterday my friend Akiko and I found a new hidden gem in Kashihara – Good Morning Boujyou! We wanted a good place to get brunch, and this nostalgic cafe was definitely it. A morning set plus unlimited drink bar was only 750 yen, but I highly recommend adding on the homemade jam for just 50 yen!
During the week of the New Year holiday, Josh and I traveled over to Osaka and met our old friend Yuta! If you remember, we first met back in Tennessee so it’s always fun and a little surreal to see each other again in Japan. We had a great time in
In September, our friend Shawn visited from Tennessee! This was his first time to leave the country, so we knew he would be in for a treat with Japan. We visited all the best places Kansai had to offer- and Shawn took some amazing photos and 360-video footage along the
I got to dance again at the Basara Matsuri in Nara city <3 Basara Matsuri is an annual event that encourages dancing, high energy, and all around celebration! Unfortunately, it seemed like the hottest point of the summer that day, so I had to leave a little early to avoid heat exhaustion. I had
In the interest of updating the internet where I left off, the International Arts Festival was a great success this past summer! I sang “Yesterday Once More” by the Carpenters which is unexpectedly popular in Japan, and I also directed an entire time-travel themed musical with my friend Bethany as the choreographer. The
Greetings all- you may have noticed that my blog was down more than it was up since the summer. This was due to an ongoing and very unique server error that has now been fixed by our favorite whiz-kid, Josh. Thanks to this new-found remedy, I can finally start updating
I started National Novel Writing Month yesterday and it’s already a huge hurdle. How am I gonna survive a month? Anyways, I hope at the end of November I can share my novel with all of you!
Omg y’all, we are like, too bespoke right now. Just check out our new coffee grinder and brewing supplies, perfect for making a perfectly hip cup of espresso.