All, Japan, Travel

Hiroshima 広島 and Miyajima 宮島

I've been able to explore a lot. I've visited Onomichi, stopped by Tokyo, explored Kyoto with friends, gone to Nagoya, seen Osaka. But not until last weekend did I go to the largest city of my own prefecture, Hiroshima. Hiroshima is the city we all know as the target of the 1945 atomic bombing by… Continue reading Hiroshima 広島 and Miyajima 宮島

Japan, Prose

Keeping It Interesting Cont’d

There are still a lot of things I can improve on, but one thing I did not expect was to receive complaints for doing my job decently well. We teachers get a lot of petty complaints--I don't understand anything; you said my name wrong; you speak quickly; it's difficult, etc. But my strangest complaint was that… Continue reading Keeping It Interesting Cont’d