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…

Lunch today

I’ve discovered that if I go home I can make myself a large lunch salad and read a book while I eat. I’ve never had this luxury before, where going home for lunch is a viable option. Today, I had a salad with lettuce, cherry tomatoes, red kidney beans, avocado, and a hard boiled egg…

“Boys don’t cook”

We’re doing presentations in class today and since the lesson from the textbook was instructions, I had the students write a simple recipe in English, then present it in front of class with some sort of visual — poster, PowerPoint, etc. Did I know that some of the groups would consist of only boys? Yes. Was I…

dapper party

The Dapper Party

The Dapper Party was last weekend, and it was a lot of fun. Organized by Jaz, a fellow ALT, it originated from a FaceBook post she made where she mused, Wouldn’t it be cool if we could dress up really fancy? Um, yeah it would!