Monthly Archives: February 2012

Awww Shucks!

We’ve gotten some pretty awesome care packages in the 10 months we’ve been here.  (I’d like to think we’ve sent some cool ones too.)  But we got an off the hook envelope yesterday.  It had something we didn’t even realize … Continue reading

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Nara, the 1st capital of Japan, and Kyoto, the 2nd

From Osaka, we went up to Kyoto, which was the capital of Japan for several hundred years. The trip up there is amazingly simple, as there are several competing rail lines in Japan. So we had the choice of JR … Continue reading

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Moving Day!

I’ve been geeked out by this since we moved here.  This is how our neighbors move.   We live on the 9th floor, the neighbors lived on the 12th floor.  You’ll note that they load the object out the patio … Continue reading

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Wow! I can’t believe we ate it all.

As public school teachers in Jeollanamdo, we get 24 days of winter vacation.  (There are also national holidays, summer vacation, and  a vacation for renewing our contracts.)  Anyway, we took 10 of those days and went to the Kansai region … Continue reading

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