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"That time in Australia..."

3 years ago tomorrow I left for a 4 month study abroad trip that changed my life. 

Yes, that sounds hokey and cheesy and unbearably cliché, but I have no other way to put it. 493 more words

ICYMI: Big-Box Bookstores Don’t Have to Die

ICYMI: Big-Box Bookstores Don’t Have to Die

This large chain in the U.K. made a shocking turnaround by doing something surprising: trusting its booksellers.

Daunt has created an economically sustainable model for the chain bookstore in the Amazon age… 91 more words


How NOT to receive a “Thanks for Being A Great Babysitter” Mug this year

A post on Facebook broke my heart the other day from a childminder who had been given a mug for Christmas that said “Thanks for being a great babysitter”. 1,318 more words

Childminding Humour

I Walk for Grandpa 

Something a little different, and not about Japan

As I’ve mentioned, one of the biggest reasons I came to Japan was to connect with my family roots. 477 more words

All The Feels

The Future

College is coming to an end.  I have no clue what I am doing, but time keeps ticking.  I have no clue if I am moving with him or if we are moving apart.   100 more words


Stepping Stones

I’m not sure what you’re doing in my life, but I surely hope that it’s for a purpose..

I lie in this bed feeling hopeless, wondering where my life is headed.. 187 more words