It`s occurred to me recently that the whole reason that I started this blog was to find ways to keep magic in everyday life. And then when the other blog became intertwined with this one due to lack of photo space, I think I lost sight of that a little. And it`s not that I […]
So first let me talk about the no spend month. I`ve tried them before, but never succeeded, as I tended to give up halfway through for one reason or another. But because I got Arete and the rescue doll, (and clothes for Arete), there was an enkai for work, and a couple of times going
So in Japan, the school year ends in March. Between the end of school and the beginning of the new school year, kids have about two weeks off. That`s kids only though, not teachers. Since school ended, I`ve gone to Girl Scouts, hung out with other ALTs, went out with a friend, and went to
So, I know I still have an entire year left on the JET program (contract is up July 2019) but since that time will likely go fast, I`m already thinking about what comes next. So far, I`m still in the list stage, and nothing is 100% decided. By about summer, I think I want to
Sunday I had Girl Scouts for the first time since before winter break. The troop in the town closest to me only meets once a month, so I`d missed both December and January. We made two things, a hinamatsuri ornament, and a fish. Well, the leader made the fish because I couldn`t figure out what
The other day, I realized that I had to overripe bananas, and I still had two bananas in the freezer from last summer. So, I knew the easiest thing to do so that the food wouldn’t go to waste, is to make banana muffins. I waited for the weekend, and then Google searched a recipe.