This winter, we received an unusual New Year's card. One from our Japanese exchange student who we had not spoken to since 2000 or so. It had a return address, so I sat down and scratched my head and swore and wrote her a long letter... in Japanese. I had help for a few things, … Continue reading Crossing My Fingers and Casting a Hope to the Wind!
So I Might Have Discovered DuoLingo
You're looking at this thinking, 'Renee, DuoLingo has been out for FOREVER, how did you miss it?' Here's the thing. I didn't miss it. I tried it out with great excitement when it first started and was singularly unimpressed. I dropped it as 'no good' and moved on. But websites aren't static. And just because … Continue reading So I Might Have Discovered DuoLingo
Tooth Drilling Success?
I had my teeth worked on Wednesday, and it wasn't bad at all. I mean, they had to inject five times for one of them (FIVE TIMES), because it kept wearing off and I could feel it enough to try to levitate out of my seat, but that was the complicated one where the tooth … Continue reading Tooth Drilling Success?
Interesting Things Just for You: Texan in Tokyo
Okay, so I'm going to be straight up with you - this is a closed YouTube Channel. They're done, they're not posting anymore, and they've gone radio silent on their Facebook as well. Their reasoning is solid in my mind: they're trying to have a kid and don't want their kid on YouTube. So that's … Continue reading Interesting Things Just for You: Texan in Tokyo