jet lag strikes!

Good morning from Ikebukuro! Matt and I finally experienced the effects of jet lag last night. I had begun to think we'd escape its clutches, but we did receive a visit after all. Yesterday we decided to explore the Ikebukuro train station, because it's enormous - it's a station and a mall and a food … Continue reading jet lag strikes!

letter to a Japanese man

Today is full of adventures! I finally got up the courage (maybe it was that Queen of Cups!) to sit down and write a letter I've been meaning to write for about a month, to the father of a friend of mine. My friend Akiko is from Japan originally, and her parents still live there. … Continue reading letter to a Japanese man