Helpful! Travel Sites.

I don’t usually do helpful content.  It’s not my thing: helpful.  Now, if you’re looking for lightly edited anecdotes about one woman’s opinion on Japanese dog hair arrangement magazines at the supermarket–and who isn’t?– I’m your blog. If you want to read about one woman’s general ennui and specific troubled incidents with bicycle ownership and parking […]

I Found This in the Garbage

I know I really shouldn’t have, but I just wanted to try it out. And then it turned out to be a pretty awesome ride-with lots of room for groceries and a really trusting skinny hipped friend with a weak neck, if I can find one of those.  I found it on Tuesday and I […]

See Yourself Changed Drastically

I’m moving out of my dorm, because it’s nearing the end of the snowboarding season, and the restaurant finally closed (thank you gods) but I’m not sure where I’m moving to next, yet.  Because of that, I’ve been trying not to stop packing to read things, but sometimes you can’t help it, a lot of […]

Niseko: An Australian Frontier Town

I read an article once about an age sensitivity training where a company simulated old age for workers who needed to deal with the elderly with patience.  They simulated the physical symptoms of old age for young people by smearing Vaseline on their glasses so the attendees of the conference felt like they had cataracts, […]

A Circumnavigation

The day before winter break started was my last day teaching junior high.  I will miss Chestnut, No Eyebrows, Gorilla, Eggplant, Japanese Toilet, Potato, Sweet Potato, Panda, and Big Face. Well, maybe not Eggplant, whose nickname, from the amount of laughter that it caused when I mistakenly used it, is most likely a reference to […]