At Home on a Rainy Day

At Home on a Rainy Day

It’s currently the rainy season in Japan which means that the sun makes its appearance once every 2 weeks or so. I wrote about How to Spend a Rainy Day in Tokyo last year and it was filled with a…

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Tokyo 2020 (2021) Summer Olympics
Tokyo

Tokyo 2020 (2021) Summer Olympics

As everyone already knows, the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics were supposed to be happening right now. The games have been rescheduled for July 23rd-August 2021, but the 2020 name will stay the same. This is because the logo has been…

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A Virtual School Year

A Virtual School Year

This year has been my 10th year teaching as a career! There were MANY days I thought I wouldn’t make it. Just to name a few: Getting cut with “kiddie” scissors the 2nd month of school during my first year…

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What I’m Currently Reading

What I’m Currently Reading

I love reading a good book but lately it’s been taking me forever to fully focus and finish one. I finally started reading, On the Come Up by Angie Thomas after finishing her first novel, The Hate You Give last…

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Japanese Kaiseki

Japanese Kaiseki

Part of the ryokan experience includes eating local dishes. The Yamazakura restaurant in Hotel Okada serves kaiseki.  Kaiseki is a multi-course traditional Japanese dinner made with seasonal ingredients. The portion sizes may seem small, but was filling after having everything.

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