Tag Archive: Relocating

A Short Residence in Tokyo 2014

Last year at the end of March, I moved from Gifu to Tokyo for a new job and what I thought would be a super rad first year of many in Tokyo. It… Continue reading

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Slice of Life: Exams, Valentine’s Day, & Spring

TOO EARLY FOR SPRING? It sure feels like spring has arrived! But I was warned by one of my students that I shouldn’t be too excited just yet, because as soon as I… Continue reading

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Slice of Life: Moving, Driving, & Coming-Of-Age!

Moving/ Winter! We’ve been back to work from our “vacation” for a week now, and we are enjoying the break from hosting any guests for the next 2 months to focus on studying,… Continue reading

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Progress: Halfway to ?

It has officially been 6 months since we arrived in Takayama (6 months, 6 days in Japan total). We arrived at our current home on April 21st, to find much the same weather… Continue reading

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Slice of Life: 90 Days In

We’ve passed the 90 day mark here as it’s now August. It was just about 6 months ago that we got a very short email that simply asked if we were still interested… Continue reading

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Slice of Life: Home at Last

We have finally arrived in Takayama! We moved out of our apartment in Chicago 3 weeks ago and lived with friends for 2 weeks before flying to Japan and staying in Tokyo for… Continue reading

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Slice of Life: No More Nervous Waiting

It finally came in the mail!!!!! Our Certificate of Eligibility from the Japanese Ministry of Justice arrived and now we need to bring our passports and forms and certificates down to the Japanese… Continue reading

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