Why’s Words and Ramen

Thanks for your incredible patience in sticking around and forgiving my failure to take you along for the ride as I figure things out. With the sakura season among us, I figured it a great time to to pick up sorta where we left off. My birthday came last month and so did my brother….

Slurping Noodles, Sipping Sake, and Seeing the Sights

I hope your Friday was good and your Sunday miraculous. I had the privilege of hosting my sister here in Japan last week. Having her here allowed me to appreciate my growth in knowledge of the Japanese language and culture compared to her blank slate. This is no mockery of her entertaining attempts to live…

Hold My Noodles: Never Give Up

I am sitting here trying to finish posting my second post about what’s so different about Japan, but I didn’t want to give it to you without the pictures and I’m having trouble uploading them. I did manage to get this one up. It’s a picture of my sister and I alongside some inspirational figures…