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No More Trouble Zones!

No More Trouble Zones!

Between work, updating the blog daily, toggling between news websites on the latest in Japan, and sleep (though not enough of it), staying physically active in the past few weeks has been a challenge for me. I was doing so well running at least every other day for the entire month of February, too… gah! … Continue reading

Like it’s 1999

Like it’s 1999

If I could do it again, I probably wouldn’t have chosen for my birthday to coincide with Japan’s hugest national crisis since WWII. But since if anyone could have predicted the earthquake, the information would have been used to save the lives of 10,000 innocent people and keep two nuclear reactors from blowing up rather than to … Continue reading

Early birthday present

Early birthday present

Oh Facebook. Sometimes you are just so wrong. But I really, really appreciate all of the friends back home who jumped on the networking device to reach me and express their concern today. I’m also grateful that it made it really easy for me to tell 800 people at once that luckily Okinawa, though issued … Continue reading