Autumn Has Arrived

It's official, I'm chilly this morning. 🙂  Nice timing with the Autumn Equinox (Mabon) this week.  Naples, Italy does have all four seasons as I understand it.  Summer was hot and some humid days but much milder than Japan.  I've heard Winter here is wet and chilly but not cold enough for snow unless you … Continue reading Autumn Has Arrived

Turn Of The Year Mayhem

After returning from Hong Kong we immediately started preparing for my step-daughter to visit and join us in bringing in 2016. We headed to Tokyo on New Year's Eve day, as is our tradition while in Japan, and had a reservation at our favorite little boutique hotel (Sakura Fleur Aoyama)in Shibuya.  The decor is cute, … Continue reading Turn Of The Year Mayhem

Another Bullet Point List

I have posts I want to put up about things like the holiday a few days ago and such but man there is so much going on right now I can't seem to sit down to sort it out. Happening: Our orders are not solid yet so we are not sure where we are headed … Continue reading Another Bullet Point List

Not A Parent Approved Post – New Tattoo

Since 2012, the months prior to the move to Japan in early 2013, I have been plotting and planning to have a tattoo done while in Japan.  I wasn't sure what it would be or where on my body let alone who I would go to for the work. This was more than a little … Continue reading Not A Parent Approved Post – New Tattoo

Spring Time Adventures

The first week of March I began feeling the crunch of time, time getting away from me.  It marked the final year of our time in Japan.  Everything from that point forward will be the last chance to do something (seasonal) while we are here. The last Cherry Blossom (Sakura) season: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I busted my … Continue reading Spring Time Adventures

Annual Evaluation – Internal Spring Cleaning 2015

It's that time of year again.  It is year two anniversary at the job and my evaluation will be coming up, which I went through last year here.  There's always room for improvement but I'm not sure what I can pin point for discussion with the boss, she will likely ask for this again. At … Continue reading Annual Evaluation – Internal Spring Cleaning 2015