Monthly Archives: March 2011

yokohama bound

so, AEON determined that it is safe to start school as scheduled. this means that tomorrow morning, March 22, 2010, i will be headed to yokohama. i will move into my apartment, shadow the teacher i am replacing (on wednesday), … Continue reading

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okayama castle

today seth, eddie, and i visited okayama castle. we went back to the same ramen joint we at at yesterday because it was that good. it rained on our heads as we headed home, so we grabbed some comfort food. … Continue reading

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after my last day of training, i am now peter-sensei

I had my first Japanese haircut today. Mr. Yamamoto, the barber next to the hotel managed to give me the nerdiest haircut I’ve had since the fourth grade. Recovering from a night at The Great Pumpkin, I slugged into Mr. … Continue reading

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green babies with webbed feet

Training for my AEON teaching position is not going according to plan. The morning of the third day of training an 9.0 magnitude earthquake rattled Japan. Sitting in the “library” room of the seminar house in Omiya, while Olivia received … Continue reading

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first post

I have been in Japan now for five days. It took me a while to think of that number, because time has been so skewed, and I have been so busy. Four nights, going on five days. . . As … Continue reading

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here i go

I’m sitting the the San Francisco International airport about to board my flight to Tokyo/Narita international. I’m very nervous, and kind of confused about how I can leave here at 11 AM, and arrive Tokyo at 3PM. . seemingly four … Continue reading

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