I’m leaving Japan in about three months. When I started my third contract, and second full year contract, I had already accepted that I would be leaving in a year, so it’s no surprise to me that I have three months left. But now that I only have three months left, everything I’ve been wanting to … More I got three months left, I gotta make the most of it
When I reflect back on 2013, it doesn’t seem too monumental. Thankfully, or unthankfully, I have Facebook to remind me of all of my so called “2013 milestones.” I may resent ever making a Facebook, but it is good at reminding me of a pretty damn good year. Some highlights: snowboarding – went a couple … More A year in review
The biggest lesson I’ve learned from traveling is not to travel just so you can recreate an event or something awesome. That’s kind of a crappy way to put it, but I guess it can be simplified to: don’t travel to recreate something. I guess the best example would be I was in Japan in … More What I’ve learned from traveling #1
I feel like I’m in one of those movies where the main character is stuck in that typical rut, or “not living up to their potential” so to speak, and then meets someone who helps the main character realize what they’re meant to do in life, so to speak. It’s like I’m at the beginning … More stuck.
It’s the big moment. I told myself that I had to make a decision tonight, and yesterday I was leaning towards going. And now I’m not. I can’t help but feel like I’ve made a huge mistake. I’ve missed out on getting $2,500/month excluding taxes, rent and whatnot but even still. It’s a job. I … More Glass case of emotion
Last year in November my friends and I had the best trip to Canada ever. We ate fantastic Japanese food, meet up with a new friend, visited the Conbini-ya, and just plain had a good time. So this year during finals week, we tried to repeat it. We booked the same hostel, invited along the … More Oh Canada, why so grumpy?