Irrational Exuberance!

A Brief Winter Hike

April 5, 2008 A few weeks ago I ended up on a short abortive hike on the third tallest mountain in Japan. Here are a few documenting pictures.

Catching Up On Some Thoughts

March 10, 2008 This is a real grab bag on everything I have been thinking about recently, and on my future dreams.

Quick Reflections on JET in Haiku

February 27, 2008 A quick summary of my current feelings about the JET Program in haiku.

Spring Doesn't Come in February, But Snow Does

February 24, 2008 The weather here is insane. It was getting above freezing and fairly pleasant for the last four or five days, but then it all flipped.

Teaching Elementary Classes as an ALT

February 14, 2008 Teaching elementary lessons has been one of the banes of my time as an Assistant Language Teacher. It just isn't part of my job that I enjoy. Here are a few tips and thoughts about the experience.