Only with your best face!

The 2nd year students finished a “mini presentation” assignment where they had to use only words and gestures to describe how to make a very easy food item (most of them Japanese). Examples are rice balls, rolled egg, ham sandwich, potato salad… Anyway, they had to script what they’d say first, with pictures showing the…

Eat Club, why is that not a thing?

I’m currently grading the first year students’ introduction assignments. They have some basic questions — what’s your favorite book, TV show, food, singer, etc. — as well as a few asking about their high school life like which club they joined. Out of all the answers, I think this one is my favorite: Eat club?…

The Fox Village

So, this little excursion of mine wouldn’t have been possible without Kestrel, who found the video of the Fox Village on YouTube and informed me about this place…because I had no idea. Fox sanctuary in Japan? A place where you can walk with the foxes, feed the foxes, and pet a fox? Yeah, I was…