My breakfast would usually consist of a full meal – rice and a side dish or viand. Living alone in Japan with a very physical labor I have, I tend to have no more time to prepare dishes anymore. Unlike before when I was starting, I had the energy to wake up 3 hours before my shift to cook and prepare my meals. As time went on, I changed my strategies in order to save time from household chores and have more time for myself. To make the story short, I ended up eating bread in the morning instead of preparing a meal. Read More
I used Karen Carpenter’s rainy days on Mondays, to substitute some words to describe rest days after paydays, especially when it’s a two-day rest day! Read More
Last November 12, 2015, I had the chance to join a trip to Miyoshi-shi’s legendary and historical Kazura-bashi. In English, ‘Kazura’ means creeping plant while ‘Bashi’ means bridge. According to http://www.miyoshinavi.jp, the bridge is made of a kiwi vine species that stretches 45 meters long, 2 meter wide and is suspended 15 meters above the river.
If not now when? A quote I first encountered from one of Elijah Wood’s news articles. It had a strong impact to me as a person because I always set the things I want to do aside and prioritize others that need to be done first- work and family. I wanted to travel, learn to play a musical instrument, but I did not have the time and money back then. Now that my situation seems to be quiet and calm, I push myself by remembering the quote “If not now, when?” Read More