Archive for November, 2007
This is a continuation of my “I like to take pictures of parks” entry, because I want to tell y’all that I’ve updated the photo albums a bit but that its mostly pictures of how beautiful it is here, and not much about our daily life (which is what I imagine you actually want to [...]
For those who may wonder what its like to live here, what sights we see here, what it often feels like…
This clip is remarkably accurate.
On my way home today, I saw something that ignited my righteous anger. I stopped at the grocery store, and outside of the front entrance there was a tiny little (like less than 3 lbs, possibly less than 2lbs) dog tied to a hand rail. Across the entrance, still on the outside, was [...]
My other school is 西岡北中学校: Nishioka Kita Chugakkô, or Western Hills – North – Middle School.
This is my Base School: I work here Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and when I’m not working at Seien I work here on Tuesdays and Thursdays too. My JTEs are Mrs. (Yoshiko) Kurosawa, Mr. Kikuchi, and Mrs. Maeno. I [...]
札幌市星園高登校 (Sapporo-shi Sêen Kôtôkô) “Star Garden” High.
On most Tuesdays and Thursdays, I work at a part-time high school. I really like it here. The teachers are really exuberant and the kids are spunky. Because the school is geared for kids who would otherwise drop out to work, there’s an air of bouncy gratitude [...]
I made a Picassa (Google) photo album. Dunno why I didn’t just use Flickr, but… eh.
We get nice light here.
Okay, this will be a bit awkward since there’s not a whole lot of back-story on the blog yet, but at least y’all get to read something.
Last week, Roy and I both had come down with a cold. (He’s still coughing, poor thing!) Even though it has stuck with Roy longer, it hit me [...]