Category Archive: She Lives in Japan

O-tanjoubi Omedetou + Crits for Water + Some Photos I Like

This is going to be a post full of random (but awesome random). First of all, it’s my birthday. (BALLOONS! HAPPINESS! and later, I shall have COCOA WINE sent from my LOVELY PARENTS… Continue reading

An Oldie but a Goodie: World Water Day

A Mizu Nomihodai memory… In November of 2009, as I neared the end of Mizu Nomihodai (All you can drink Water, my first charity: water campaign), I got this phone call at my… Continue reading

Water Story – Crits for Water

Posted the first water story (by me, obvs) over at Crits for Water.

Day Two of I Have Great Friends: Peanut Butter Muffins

Guys, I’m pretty sure at this point that you are well-acquainted with the Fromance I have for my critique partners. A couple of weeks ago, I waxed poetic about the loverly Soozinator for… Continue reading

A Day in the Life (or: Why I haven’t been blogging)

[Scene: AUTHOR is huddled under a pile of blankets. The sun shines through her single-paned glass windows. When she breathes, the heat of her breath condenses into clouds. Yes, inside.] iPhone (Warning Alarm):… Continue reading

Day One of I Have Great Friends

Anyone who follows me closely on twitter will know that it was the Great Sooz Dennard‘s birthday this past Saturday. I’ve been trying to think of something to celebrate her birthday that doesn’t… Continue reading

Things You Don’t Appreciate About the USA until You Live in Japan

Or maybe I’m just going through culture shock. But my mom sure was amused as we walked through Costco. Pint-sized glasses of water (rather than half-cups) Huge roads (without gaijin traps) Casual clothes… Continue reading

So. I have a fiancee.

The other day my friend Eiko, codename Kunoichi, and her band, Stephanie, had a performance at one of the local culture halls. I didn’t know what to expect of the band going in,… Continue reading

Stuttering Haiku

木曜日? 実は水曜。 分からない。 I think it’s Thursday. But really, it’s Wednesday. I just don’t get it. :: snaps :: こたつ上 真っ赤りんごがある。 食べるべき? On my kotatsu there is a quite red apple. Should I… Continue reading

Getting sick of flamenco photos?