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The Winter Cold to a Summer Child: How to Cope with Cold Weather

When many people think of Southern Japan, the cold winter is nothing like that of Hokkaido. However, living in Hawaii all my life, I didn’t need to prepare for the cold like I have to do in Japan. 786 more words

Cowboy Bebop, interrupted

Cowboy Bebop is something I’ve heard about for years but never dived into, always hanging on the edge of “I’ll get to it.”

I seem to remember it playing on Adult Swim on Cartoon Network back in the day and I thought it looked interesting. 225 more words


Aero L-39C Albatros

@ Travis AFB, Fairfield, CA

May 2017

Rich Perkins is a former U-2 pilot and current airshow performer.  This was Rich going inverted in his distinctively painted “Firecat” at the 2017 Travis AFB Airshow.   44 more words


Strawberry Picking

The Shizuoka Association of JETS (AJET) committee organizes an annual strawberry picking and onsen day event in February. I really wanted to go strawberry picking because… 646 more words


Countryside and Vegetables

As many people know, Japan is known to have expensive foods, particularly produce and meats. Oh, and definitely cheese! So, basically anything that’s fresh. While that is true – particularly in supermarkets – there are cheap ways to get your vegetables and fruits. 214 more words

Lost Things and Snow Days

So, about 3 weeks ago I lost my rilakkuma (relaxing bear) pouch. I tore apart my apartment searching for it to no avail…it was nowhere to be found. 647 more words