a merkypie in jpan

Currently, locked away in a storage unit off of the shores of Kobe is millions of dollars in stolen goods. なんちゃって Actually, around two weeks ago I was in Osaka for a concert. This was just after me getting off of a flight from America not only 12 hours earlier. At the venue, on the […]

I started cutting my own hair. Before I arrived to Japan, I always had a short cut/faux-bob. The last cut was a pixie cut. Since coming here, my hair has grown over 3 inches uneven and a mess. I always would go to the hair stylist back at home to maintain my short cuts and […]

Japan is known for having amazing customer service. And it’s true. The customer service you get in this country is great — sometimes to insane levels. Today I had an adventure in customer service at the most insane level. I went to catch a movie and do some shopping. I’ve been meaning to see ‘Daijyoubu, […]

Today was the first day of school across Japan, for some it was entrance ceremonies and for others it was school tours and club presentations for the first years. At my school, we had the entrance ceremony last Friday and dedicated the first day of school to getting the kids all adjusted into middle school […]

Over night, my little corner of Japan exploded in cherry blossoms. The temperature was warm enough to give them little flowers the push to mankai all over the place. Unfortunately, though, it was raining cats and dogs so no opportunity to really enjoy that first day of blossoming.