It was a blessing to bring in the New Year at Kashihara Shrine. The place was packed with people amongst what seemed like limitless food stalls filled with delicious treats. I feel like Josh and I tried just about everything. We also got to celebrate with some local ALT friends
We met up again with our friends Ashley and Joseph in Nara City on Christmas afternoon. Unfortunately the sun got away from us and we barely missed the Giant Buddha exhibit, but we got to pet and feed a lot of deer! They got a bit overwhelmed by the presence
I am so glad that I got to meet up with my fellow Tennessee JET and friend Ashley as well as her boyfriend Joseph during Christmas break! She was placed in Nagano (quite a bit a ways from Nara), so this is the first time we have been able to
Here are some photos from SDC 2015 that I attended the week of Thanksgiving. I enjoyed taking part in this workshop conference and learned a lot of new techniques for teaching English more effectively with my high school students!