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Pens from the dead

Pens from the dead

For someone who likes to write as much as I do, I am constantly finding myself in complete non-possession of a working writing utensil. I do most of my notes at school on my laptop, and sometimes when I have to sign in for a class or something, I search my backpack and find at … Continue reading

12/12/12

12/12/12

I had the idea at an earlier point that I should post something on 12/12/12, at 12:12. As the afternoon passed, I thought, oh I’ll just do it at 12:12 at night. Then an hour ago I remembered and was like oh… that doesn’t work because by then it’ll actually be 12/13. Heh. But, I … Continue reading

Having a cold tastes a lot like crying

For the past week and a half I’ve been tormented by this icky cold virus that forced me to take two days off from school (honestly, THAT was pretty nice) and commissioned me with an award-winning, tenacious hacking loogie-cough that is just starting to go away. In these many days and hours I spent in … Continue reading

A song about Kate

I’ve totally blogged about this song before. But after hanging out with a friend tonight, for some reason I couldn’t get it out of my head. It actually kind of accurately describes me and how I see the world. I used to like to say the song “Kate” by Ben Folds Five was me in … Continue reading

It’s all coming together!

It’s all coming together!

9 skirts completed. 5 nearly completed. 4 more to go. 3 boys’ sashes done by Thursday. Event advertised. Faux flowers ready. Intros in Japanese and English almost all written. Couples’ dance almost completely taught. Parental online media consent forms to be discussed tomorrow morning (well, in a few hours). Final meeting with the restaurant manager … Continue reading

HOLY HABU, BATMAN!!!!

HOLY HABU, BATMAN!!!!

Quick factoid: Okinawa is the indigenous home of Ovophis okinavensis, the most venomous pit viper species in all of Japan. Here in the islands, the scaly critter is typically known as plain old “habu,” the Japanese word for venomous snake. Warnings against encountering the dangerous creature had me nervous before arriving in Okinawa; however, since … Continue reading