Tag Archives: travel

Flying the friendly skies

I haven’t posted for the past four days because I was on our 8th grade class trip to Washington DC. with 130 8th graders. Internet was intermittent and well, by the end of the day, I was just plain exhausted. … Continue reading

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Harmony of community above self

I have to admit, I really enjoyed the polite civility I experienced in Japan— the bowing and the apparent joy in every interaction. Even shopkeepers and workers seemed to be enjoying their work and their interactions with each and every … Continue reading

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Savoring Japan for just a bit more

Bleary-eyed (note out of focus picture above), we couldn’t quite give up Japan so soon. Needed sashimi, seaweed salad, and udon before crashing into a well-deserved sleep. We knew we had some time for supper before sleeping, because we landed … Continue reading

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Tokidoki orenji-jusu-o nomimasu.

While waiting for the car’s repairs this weekend (kuruma-o mimasu), instead of working on schoolwork, I made flashcards of Japanese words getting ready for our trip to Japan this spring. It’s not that I will be able to understand much … Continue reading

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