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I've Got That Jinja Jive

I know life gets hectic, but before you get caught up in the crazy, stop and smell the flowers. If you’re really too busy, then don’t worry about it – Miao-chan’s got you covered. 505 more words


Yama Girl

These legs were made for walking and this blog was made for writing about it. Okaa-san and I were supposed to go on a hike together this past Thursday, if y’all remember. 1,062 more words


Clownin' Around In Koreatown

Field trip to Osaka for my class on minorities and immigrants in Japan! It was a twelve hour plus day, so forgive me when I say “Too tired, check back tomorrow” 906 more words


Genki at Ginkaku-ji

Friday morning – a cloudy affair featuring Liz’s first crappy Japanese presentation, followed by a thank-you sushi/pizza/chicken nugget appreciation lunch for Doshisha volunteers during our orientation. 521 more words



Last weekend I visited the eastern part of Uganda. We started in Jinja, through Iganga, Mbale, and then up to the foothills of mount Elgon. Sipi falls was our final destination. 480 more words


Kickass Noodles, Koori & A Cooking God

Ahhh, Saturday. A semi-break in this whirlwind of an introduction to Japan. I had a nice slow morning, which didn’t really kick off ’til a late lunch around 1. 652 more words


The Brutality of the Bench

I hungrily took my plate of posho, rice, and ground nut sauce and found a place on the only remaining bench in the mess hall. I was having a pleasant conversation with a man about his village and the intrigues and dramas of rural life in Uganda when another man sat down and began talking. 1,330 more words

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