Not a moment goes by when I don’t think about this blog and wonder, should I go back to it? This is where I poured everything out during my darkest and lightest days in Japan and has been one of my safe places. I’m not exactly sure what I’ll do to be honest. My new … More Recent Things
I am now regularly posting here at : Stumbling in Japan I actually ran out of data on this blog, and to be honest, I don’t have the money to pay for premium and I failed at my last blog launch so I’ve just been doing my thing lately on my new blog. Lots of … More Blog Has Moved
Depression: Is it too scary to talk about? NO! All cards are on the table today. … More Long Exasperated Sigh..
This past weekend I attended my first legit Japanese wedding. I trekked there alone and was quite nervous but happy I had taken care and given thought to what I decided to wear to the event. This will be a short tidbit post because I’m not sure the bride and groom would want me to … More My First Japanese Wedding: What I Wore
So as some of you know, I have another blog that I tried to…uhh how do I put it…get out there with? Around November and December of last year I had decided to take a leap and make a hosted blog to see if I could “make it big” like everyone else has been doing … More News, Transitions, and Halloween Duffy
As much as I don’t want to talk about this. I feel like I have to. Mental health no matter where you live is an important thing, and some people struggle with mental health problems their whole life, while others may go through situational struggles. I’ve talked a lot about this to my friends and … More My Experience Seeking Mental Health Care in Japan: The Good and The Bad Pt.1
Tanabata Matsuri, also known as the Star Festival is a pretty big event in Japan. After having been here for so long I surprised myself that I actually haven’t ever been to a bigger Tanabata event. A little history taken from my best friend Wikipedia: “Originating from the Chinese Qixi Festival. It celebrates the meeting of the deities … More Shimizu’s Tanabata Festival & My Cultural Blunder
I feel like I’m a bit late on this post, but my 3rd year on the JET Program is officially over and now my 4th has begun! This past contracted year on JET for the most part was pretty darn good, well….at the beginning hahaha. It’s tough to look back now at all the positives … More 3rd Year Reflection on JET & Life in Japan